Kristin Perkins

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The Most Infamous Graffiti Artists Of 1970s New York City

In the crime-ridden New York of the ’70s, trains were wild canvases. Here, the work of 12 graffiti kings and their stories.<p>In 2014, New York City’s subway cars look mostly homogenous, with exteriors of blank steel and interiors decorated with the smiling faces of Venmo Lucas and Dr. Zizmor. But in …

Peter Lik Print Sells for $6.5 Million, Shattering Record for Most Expensive Photo

Australian landscape photographer Peter Lik has taken the crown for most expensive photo ever sold. “Phantom,” the picture shown above, was sold to a …

Stunning Entries in 2015 Sony World Photography Awards

There's only one month left for photographers to enter the 2015 Sony World Photography Awards, one of the biggest and best photography competitions around today. First launched in 2008, the awards are dedicated to supporting and cultivating the culture of photography. They've just revealed an …

150 Street Artists Decorate Old Tunisian Village with Spectacular Murals

The Tunisian island of Djerba (known as the “island of dreams”) just became a major street art hotspot, thanks to the project <i>Djerbahood</i> curated by artist Mehdi Ben Cheikh and the Galerie Itinerrance. This past summer, the village of Erriadh was transformed into an open-air art museum when 150 …

Chinese court sentences cult members to death over McDonald's killing

<b>(CNN) —</b> Two members of a banned Chinese doomsday cult were sentenced to death Saturday for the brutal murder of a woman in a McDonald's restaurant in May, Chinese state media reported.<p>Zhang Fan and Zhang Lidong were among five members of the Church of Almighty God, or "Quannengshen," tried on …

Seeking the yeti, mythical monster of Nepal, Tibet, India and Bhutan

Everyone has heard the stories. The grizzled mountaineer who stumbles from his tent high in the Himalaya to find enormous footprints in the snow. The lone trekker who spots a strange figure, standing upright on two legs, silhouetted against the mist on a remote mountain pass. Welcome to the …

6 Travel Fees You Can Easily Avoid

For all of the memorable and potentially life-changing experiences it can provide, travel is not cheap. The U.S. Travel Association estimates that in 2013, domestic and international travelers spent $621.4 billion on leisure vacations alone. Even if you manage to hack a deal on your flight or hotel …

Chanel Stages Feminist Protest At Paris Fashion Week

"History is herstory."<p>Has Karl Lagerfeld just become the ultimate He for She? At Chanel's Spring 2015 show during Paris Fashion Week, the Kaiser transformed the Grand Palais into a Parisian Boulevard and staged an impassioned feminist protest, sending his massive pack of models freedom fighters …