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Martin Parr's Lockdown Life

We've been catching up with the stars of Phaidon books and finding out what they've been doing all day
Published: Thursday, 14 May 2020


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INTERVIEW: Stephen Shore: 'The current moment recontextualises the photos in American Surfaces'
In the third and final part of our interview with the photographer, he talks about some of the people in the book, rediscovering new/old photos and his favourite shot
Published: Thursday, 7 May 2020
INTERVIEW: Stephen Shore: 'I didn’t like getting criticism but it didn’t cause me to doubt what I was doing'
In part two of our American Surfaces interview Shore talks about Instagram culture, a trip to New Orleans with William Eggleston and what Nan Goldin told him
Published: Friday, 24 April 2020
Wolfgang Tillmans enlists famous friends to help Corona-closed clubland
Elizabeth Peyton, Luc Tuymans, Elmgreen & Dragset, Gillian Wearing, Marlene Dumas, Thomas Ruff, Seth Price, Isa Genzken, Mark Leckey and Andreas Gursky will sell print posters to help locked down clubs, gig venues and bars
Published: Thursday, 23 April 2020
INTERVIEW: Stephen Shore: 'I wanted to find America, but I think I was finding myself too. . .'
In part one of an extensive three part interview to celebrate the expanded edition of American Surfaces, the legendary photographer reflects on a series of images that changed the way we look at photography
Published: Tuesday, 21 April 2020
Mapplethorpe’s Muses - Andy Warhol
In his photographs, Mapplethorpe highlighted something serene and almost saintly in Warhol's final years
Published: Monday, 30 March 2020
Mapplethorpe’s Muses - Patti Smith
Find out more about the tender link that bound the photographer to his first lover and friend to the end
Published: Wednesday, 25 March 2020
Mapplethorpe’s Muses - Javier Gonzalez
Discover the story behind photographer Robert Mapplethorpe’s Spanish assistant and model
Published: Tuesday, 24 March 2020
Mapplethorpe’s Muses - John McKendry
Read how the photographer immortalised the last day of the man who helped him in his photography career
Published: Friday, 20 March 2020
Mapplethorpe’s Muses - Phillip Prioleau
We focus on a few of the photographer’s favourite models, including the lover he put on a pedestal
Published: Wednesday, 18 March 2020
Mapplethorpe’s Muses - Lisa Lyon
We focus on a few of the photographer’s favourite models, beginning with this female bodybuilder friend
Published: Tuesday, 17 March 2020
Take a road trip back to the 1970s with Stephen Shore
Travel in retro style with Shore, via his newly updated book, American Surfaces
Published: Friday, 13 March 2020
All you need to know about Robert Mapplethorpe
Discover the enduring appeal of this wildly inventive photographer via our expertly curated, beautifully bound book
Published: Thursday, 12 March 2020

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