Recent Articles

Martin Parr's Flag Day Stars and Stripes
The British photographer has a keen eye for how people around the world weave nationalism into their identity
Published: Friday, 14 June 2019
The Rocket Man of Sun and Moon
5 things to know about Saturn V’s Wernher von Braun - the man who helped America win the space race
Published: Tuesday, 11 June 2019
Annie Leibovitz opens up her archive for Hauser & Wirth
Photographer says she's happy to have found an artworld home alongside Paul McCarthy and Mark Bradford
Published: Tuesday, 11 June 2019
When Robert Capa shot D-Day
The Magnum founder recalled being among the first of the Allied forces landing in Normandy, 75 years ago today
Published: Thursday, 6 June 2019
The astronaut who didn’t want his spacewalk to end
Our book Sun and Moon looks back at Ed White, the first American to spacewalk, on this day 3 June, in 1965
Published: Monday, 3 June 2019
How Stuart Franklin took his Tank Man photograph
On the 30th anniversary of Tiananmen Square, the photographer tells the story behind his iconic image
Published: Monday, 3 June 2019
A birthday song for Martin Parr
In his humorous tribute, John Shuttleworth wonders when the Magnum photographer will start taking ‘proper’ pictures
Published: Thursday, 23 May 2019
Is this what Stephen Shore thinks of London?
A dog, a pub and a pea-green soup featured in the Instagram posts from his Photo London trip - oh dear. . .
Published: Monday, 20 May 2019
Martin Parr and Nan Goldin show different sides of Versailles
The palace’s 2019 exhibition features the work of photographers who capture the place in new ways
Published: Friday, 17 May 2019
The forgotten photographer of NYC's queer piers
The Bronx Museum of Art is mounting the first large-scale retrospective of New York photographer Alvin Baltrop
Published: Wednesday, 15 May 2019
The race to shoot the Moon
Mark Holborn's new book describes the lengths 19th century star gazers went to in order to depict the Moon
Published: Wednesday, 8 May 2019
Should we look at deep space images as works of art?
The Hubble Telescope's photos are as mediated as anything created by a contemporary artist writes Mark Holborn
Published: Wednesday, 1 May 2019
How Annie Leibovitz pictured Sally Mann’s sense of place
On Mann's birthday, we look at how tactfully Leibovitz approached her fellow photographer, on Mann's home turf
Published: Wednesday, 1 May 2019


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