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18 Gorgeous Backstage Photos of NYCB Ballerinas

Puppies, pirouettes, and the pride of a job well done.<p>Last week's New York City Ballet spring gala was a who's who of both Hollywood and New York society—from Olivia Palermo to Ansel Elgort to Patti Smith, everyone was there. But while the paparazzi elbowed to capture the celebrity arrivals …

Unspoken Conversations: Mothers and Daughters - Photographs and text by Rania Matar | LensCulture

<i>Brushing out our daughter’s brown<br>silken hair before the mirror<br>I see the grey gleaming on my head,<br>the silver-haired servant behind her.</i> <i>Why is it<br>just as we begin to go</i> <i><br>they begin to arrive, the fold in my neck</i> <i><br>clarifying as the fine bones of her</i> <i><br>hips sharpen? As my skin shows</i> <i><br>its dry pitting, she opens</i> …

Eggs

The Complete Fall 2015 Trend Guide

4 cities, 1 season. Let's go.<p>Fashion month has come to a close, and while we had a lot of fun out there on the streets, the real point of all of this, of course, is to look forward to next season. Watching every single runway show from all of the cities has taught us a lot, so here, we rounded up …

One Direction's Zayn Malik: The Lost Q&A

In April of 2012, just as they were breaking in the United States, the members of One Direction spent several days hanging out with <i>Rolling Stone</i> for …

Zayn Malik

New York City Photos by Franck Bohbot

Light On – expressive photos of New York City.<p>Franck Bohbot is a New York City based photographer and visual artist who was born in France in 1980. …

New York City

Street Artist JR Reminds Us What Life Was Like on Ellis Island

In a poignant new art exhibit coming to Ellis Island, historical photographs are transformed into larger-than-life cutouts, offering visitors a unique portal to the past. Famed street artist JR created the vinyl wraps that cling to crumbling hospital walls and windows, giving life to images of …

Art

8 movies to stream on international women’s day

on netflix<p>This Sunday is International Women's Day. We like to celebrate women every single day, though, so we're going to observe this holiday by watching (or re-watching) movies. Specifically, movies about strong women, being played by strong women. So fire up your Netflix account, check out one …

A Legendary Photographer Goes to Fashion Week

View Slideshow<p>In 2006, <i>The</i> <i>New York</i> <i>Times Magazine</i> gave the legendary American photographer Lee Friedlander an unexpected assignment:Go backstage at New …

Fashion Week

A Peek Inside MoMA’s Hotly Anticipated Björk Retrospective

An army of Björk takes over the Museum of Modern Art on Sunday. The Icelandic pop star/alien fairy goddess’s hotly anticipated retrospective coincides with the release of her ninth studio album, “Vulnicura,”* and covers 20 years of her shapeshifting career in music, art, design, and …

21 Best Things To Do In The San Francisco Bay Area, As Explained By Locals

New York was freezing, and I had to leave. Thanks to JetBlue and a $63 round-trip ticket (yes, you read that right), I headed to the San Francisco Bay Area where the weather was better and the food, too, gave NYC a run for its money.<p>While there, I worked from various cafes, friends' homes and …

Dina Litovsky photographs fashion week events in her exhibition, Fashion Lust, at Anastasia Photo.

Beginning in 2012, Dina Litovsky photographed fashion week events in London, Paris, and New York on assignment mostly for <i>New York</i> magazine and once …

Surreal Bright Blue Algae Glows Brightly on Hong Kong's Shores

Along the shores of Hong Kong, a mystical blue plant is blooming and glowing in cosmic blue hues. Scientists attribute the phenomenon to Noctiluca scintillans, a plant also known as “sea sparkle.” Don't be fooled by the bubbly name: Sea sparkle is an aggressive reproducer that behaves like algae …

Hong Kong

Fascinating Video Shows Women's Ideal Body Types Over 3000 Years

Female standards of beauty change over time, and what was considered attractive only 10 or 20 years ago might not be anymore. But how have these ideals shifted over a much longer period of 3,000 years? Buzzfeed Video created a short, fascinating feature that examines the different body types seen …

Beauty

Touching Figurative Paintings of Women by Amy Lind

Amy Lind's figurative paintings offer beautiful representations of women dressed in captivating, feminine styles. The artist casts her subjects in soft colors and filtered light to showcase their gentle, realistic expressions. The styles exhibited by the subjects jump across decades to highlight …

Art

Photographer Shoots a Portrait of Every Book Reader Spotted on the Subway

“The Last Book” is an interesting series of images collected by Dutch photographer Reinier Gerritsen, who spent 13 weeks over 3 years scouring the …

Poetic Photos of Women Surrounded by the Beauty of Nature

Madrid-based photographer Elena del Palacio crafts images that conjure ethereal, dream-like scenarios in the wilderness. The vivid pictures feature young women who are often surrounded by the vast beauty of nature. They're shown contemplating the world around them as well as being at rest. Babbling …

Photography

The Winners - Photographs by Rafal Milach | LensCulture

In 1972, the Chinese leader Zhou Enlai was supposedly asked about the significance of the French Revolution (that had occurred almost 200 years earlier). His laconic answer: it's too early to say. Such a long view may be necessary when considering the impact of the breakup of the Soviet Union, a …

Black Sea

Valentino's Space Inspired Pre-Fall 2015 Collection

Designers Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli pulled out all the stops for Valentino's Pre-Fall 2015 collection by including dresses, skirts, and a cape that were all space-inspired. Moons, planets and constellations adorned the clothes and accessories, which made the Internet swoon.<p>As …

Wearable Tech

Photographer Captures Rare Pictures of an Upside-Down Iceberg

When you think of icebergs, you probably think of those large white objects you see in movies and pictures. In rare situations, they can also be seen …

Kate Moss And Johnny Depp Were Quite Possibly The Most Stylish Couple Of The '90s

Just about everyone who loves fashion loves Kate Moss. And for a good reason. She has been featured in campaigns for storied designers such as Gucci, Dolce & Gabbana, Chanel and Calvin Klein, she has walked every major runway in the world and is easily one of the most recognizable models in the biz …

Matthew McConaughey's 'Dazed and Confused' Audition Is Alright, Alright, Alright

Long before the McConnaissance, in 1993, Matthew McConaughey was just a film student at the University of Texas at Austin looking for a break. He got one from an unknown director named Richard Linklater, who was making a little movie about high school kids.<p>Well, that little movie, "Dazed and …

Matthew McConaughey

What 100 Million Stars Looks Like: NASA Releases a 1.5 Gigapixel Photo of the Andromeda Galaxy

NASA has released the largest and sharpest photograph ever made of the Andromeda Galaxy, the nearest spiral galaxy to ours that contains an estimated …

Urban Exploration Photographer Finds a Stash of Cash in an Abandoned House

What would you do if you came across a fat stack of cash while doing urban exploration photography? That’s what happened to Dave of Freaktography …

Urban Exploration

Elvis at 80: The King still rules

<b>(CNN) —</b> In 1992, the U.S. Postal Service had a vote to determine which image of Elvis Presley should go on a stamp: a rendering of the youthful, late '50s King or the beefier, early-'70s version.<p>The runaway victor was Young Elvis. It remains one of the most popular stamps of all time.<p>But these …

Music

Inside Sofia Sanchez de Betak's wardrobe

A front row regular at the biggest shows from Paris to New York, for the past eight years, Sofia Sanchez de Betak has been one of the concept …

Vanessa Paradis

Golden Globes: Shockers, romance and Cosby jokes

<b>(CNN) —</b> The 72nd Golden Globes started out pretty much how we expected with Tina Fey and Amy Poehler hosting: irreverent and funny.<p>The pair made jokes about everything from the "spoiled" actors and actresses to the marriage of George Clooney and the controversy surrounding North Korea's issue with …

Golden Globes

Kendall: changing the face of fashion

<i>Taken from the winter 2014 Issue of Dazed:</i><p>It’s one o’clock on a Saturday afternoon, but by the time Kendall Jenner breezes into New York’s Mercer Hotel, the 5ft ten-and-a-half-inch, doe-eyed brunette is already on her third breakfast. As she prepares to tuck into crispy sushi rice and chamomile tea …

Kendall Jenner

New Beauty Products To Add To Your Arctic Blast Survival Kit

Our primary style focus during the winter months is all about wearing enough layers to keep warm without looking like a stuffed animal. Perfecting our hair and makeup, on the other hand, typically falls to the bottom of the list. When the weather is this bone-chilling cold, the freezing elements …

The Best Moments from the 2015 Golden Globes in GIFs

From**Emma Stone’**s eye-roll to <b>Louis C.K.</b> freaking out over <b>Prince,</b> here are the best moments in GIFs from last night’s Golden Globe Awards.<p>Emma Stone and her big eyes get a dig from hosts <b>Tina Fey</b> and <b>Amy Poehler.</b> Her reaction is very apropos.<p>Golden Globes Emma Stone<p><b>Steve Carell</b> does in fact look …

Golden Globes

Finding New York - Photographs and text by Camilo Fuentealba | LensCulture

"Finding New York" is the beginning of my photographic exploration and love affair with the New York City social landscape. In this series I find myself interested in developing the individual image. One that is well-composed, colorful and last but not least, that tells a story.<p>In general, when I …

Street Photography