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Russian Photographer Creates Stunning Visual Narratives Inspired by Fairytales

Russian photographer Margarita Kareva brings fairytales and other magical stories to life in her gorgeous fine-art portraiture. With the goal of weaving fictional narratives that fall outside the realm of photorealism, Kareva immerses her beautiful subjects in fantastical scenes that look straight …

Wonderland - Photographs and text by Kirsty Mitchell | LensCulture

“Wonderland” began in the summer of 2009 and has now been running for over 5 years. It is created in memory of my mother, who died in 2008 of cancer.<p>My mother was an English teacher and literature was her passion. Of course, there is too much to write here, but following her death, I suffered …

Camera Selfies - Photographs by Jürgen Novotny | LensCulture

According to one widely cited estimate, close to one <i>trillion</i> photos will be taken in 2014. Given that 2013 was already the "Year of the Selfie" (thank you, Oxford English Dictionary), one can safely imagine that our rapidly closing year has been filled with a more-than-modest number of selfies in …

Only Child - Photographs and text by K.K. DePaul | LensCulture

When he was five, his daddy was hanged for murder.<p>When he was six, his mother left him on the steps of the orphanage.<p>Later, when he was much older, he tried to kill himself…and when it didn’t work the first time…he tried again.<p>This lost boy became my dad and I was his only child. He was my first …

Carol Shields’s Tale Of Secondhand Life

A popular and critical success when it appeared in 1994, Carol Shields’s novel The Stone Diaries chronicled the life of a woman who almost disappears …

What is the point of the Turner Prize?

Art that once caused howls of outrage is met with little more than a yawn of indifference these days because it has lost its edge, says Mark Hudson<p>I knew Duncan Campbell would win this year’s Turner Prize. The Glasgow-based Irish film maker was the oldest of the four contenders. The work of the …

Aesthetics

Gotham: how to tell a good origin story

Series 1, episode 8: the Bruce Wayne prequel isn't encumbered by the past, says Ed Power. CONTAINS SPOILERS<p>The origin story has been a comic book staple going back to the <b>original Superman movie in 1978</b>, with its comic miscasting of Marlon Brando as the caped do-gooder's dad. Apparently Brando was …

Watch Ed Sheeran Make a Fan’s Day by Surprising Her on Live TV

Anna Webber—Getty Images<p>Gareth Cattermole—TAS/Getty Images<p>Anna Webber—Getty Images<p>Kevin Mazur—WireImage/Getty Images<p>Kevin Mazur—WireImage/Getty Images<p>…

Rare Portraits of the Nigerian Royal Court from the Mid-1900s

Noted Nigerian photographer Chief S.O. Alonge was the very first indigenous photographer of the Royal Court of Benin in Nigeria, and for some five …