Berton Chang

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What Magritte’s Secret Photos Teach Us About the Surrealist

The paintings of <b>René Magritte</b> are famously easy to spot, owing largely to the Belgian Surrealist’s fascination with repetition – of ideas, of …

Art

This New York Street Photographer Took 30,000 Images in a Decade

Richard Bram’s new book, <i>Richard Bram New York</i>, published by Peanut Press,contains 51 photographs that were edited down from an astonishing 30,000 …

Street Photography

One Photographer Portrays Climate Change Differently

Truth of Consequences, New Mexico, June 2013.<br>Andrew Williams<p>1 of 21<p>The concept of climate change is abstract for most; but for those living …

Behind TIME’s Photo Shoot with Renowned Artist Yayoi Kusama

Yayoi Kusama has been dubbed the polka dot princess, the unapologetically idiosyncratic, high-minded Japanese star whose obsession with the dot has …

A Photographer Collected Four Years Worth Of Trash To Show Just How Wasteful Humans Can Be

"We're often told about the quantity of waste we produce, but I think the impact of pictures can be much powerful than words," Antoine Repessé explains.<p>In 2011, self-taught photographer Antoine Repessé stopped throwing things away. Along with 200 friends and colleagues, he accumulated around 70 …

Self-awareness

Was Vincent van Gogh an Artist?

Vincent van Gogh lived in the 1800s. During his lifetime, he painted 900 pieces and only sold one. To a friend. He died at age 37 poor, destitute and hungry.<p>Today, his paintings sell for hundreds of millions of dollars.<p>So was he an artist? Even though he wasn't appreciated until he was gone?<p>I was …

Art

Photographer 'stitches' images to create new worlds - CNN Style

Written by By Angelica Pursley, for CNN<p>Jean-Francois Rauzier's ability to capture whole cities in one photograph, is undeniably entrancing.<p>The French photographer developed the concept of the "hyperphoto" in 2002, a technique which involves digitally "stitching" hundreds of images …

Change Your Background To Any Color In Photoshop

Whether you’re shooting a product, person, pooch or child, there may come a time when you want to change the color of your background. I’ve seen lots …

Study Yourself With 'Thin Slices of Anxiety'

Reading Time: 2 minutes<p>I know I’m not alone in having anxiety. Many of us have it. We think too much, especially about the worst case scenario. …

The Man Behind the Unexpected Beauty of Gray's Anatomy

Richard Tibbits grew up in the 1970s in the industrial county of Warwickshire, which sits almost exactly in the middle of England. His father was a …

Saul Leiter: The photographer who saw world in color - CNN Style

Saul Leiter (1923-2013) was an American photographer best known for his pioneering role in the use of color photography.<p>He was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to an Orthodox Jewish family. Leiter was given his first camera at around 11 years old by his mother. He would later abandoned his …

A sense of refuge: Gregory Crewdson finds solace with 'Cathedral of the Pines'

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reFramed: In conversation with Gerd Ludwig

“reFramed” is a feature showcasing fine art photography and vision-forward photojournalism. It is curated by Los Angeles Times staff photographer Barbara Davidson. twitter@photospice<p>………………..<p><i>Gerd Ludwig studied photography at the Folkwang University of the Arts in Essen, Germany and started working</i> …

Los Angeles

These Drone Photos of Istanbul are Vertigo-Inducing

Turkish photographer Aydın Büyüktaş uses Photoshop to make his city straddle dimensions.<p>Though we exist in three dimensions, we spend an inordinate amount of time looking at and into two-dimensional screens. There is an illusion of space and dimension within these frames, and yet there are entire …

These Photographers Are Covering the Presidential Campaign on Instagram

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump holds a rally in Des Moines, Iowa on Jan. 26, 2016.<p>Natalie Keyssar for TIME<p>With the campaign now in …

9 Excuses Artists Need to Stop Making in 2016

Take it from someone who had her Twitter bio as "aspiring dead philosopher" for the longest time (in Internet years...), I know the pain of not embarking on an ambitious pursuit because you have a creative excuse. I kept bragging throughout my time at university that no one understood me because my …

Creativity

The Captivating Imagery Of America's Oldest Secret Societies

Real treasure hunters show where secret history and folk art intersect.<p>"The Templars and the Freemasons believed that the treasure was too great for any one man to have, not even a king," FBI special agent Sadusky proclaims in the film "National Treasure." "That's why they went to such lengths to …

Miles of Thread and a Giant Needle Weave Indoor Rainbows

Gabriel Dawe gives you the rainbow without the rain.<p>Imagine a rainbow that’s divorced from rain, water, or any kind of natural and uncontrollable events, a rainbow that will linger, flawless and unchanging, for however long you care to watch it. Gabriel Dawe makes these perfect rainbows reality.<p>The …

A Fascinating Look At The Toy Paintings Of Ancient Japan

Kyosen Kawasaki (1877-1942) was a Japanese watercolour painter who was prolific during the Meiji and Showa periods. He specialized in painting …

Japan

A Couple of Ways of Doing Something

This oversize volume features twenty daguerreotype portraits by Chuck Close, images of astonishing detail and gravity. He photographed many of the …

1947 ... showing off!

Painted Nativity Scene on a Tennessee McDonald's Window Goes Viral

While many companies are opting to stay away from holiday-specific decorations, a Tennessee McDonald’s is embracing them.<p>A nativity scene painted on …

This Artist Turns Boring Rides Into Supercars At Night Using Cardboard

Artist Max Siedentopf prowls the streets of Amsterdam at night, armed with masking tape and cardboard. He waits. He watches. When he sees his prey, …

ARTISTECT: Famous Paintings With An Architectural Twist

Our friend Federico Babina's latest illustrations blur the lines of art and architecture in this series: ARTISTECT. These 25 images, he explains, …

The Flaneur, Hamburg Noir - Photographs by Giacomo Brunelli | LensCulture

Using his very cinematic film-noir style of still photography, Giacomo Brunelli roamed the streets of the city of Hamburg, Germany, capturing a moody interpretation of its architecture, people and animals randomly encountered on the streets. By the very nature of its style, and the skillful editing …

Crime Drama

Photography Archives

August 13, 2018<p>Most Beautiful Libraries in the World Gathered in One Incredible Book<p>Photographer Massimo Listri is known for his incredible images of palaces, villas, and luxurious interiors. Over his long career, he's published over 70 books that tell the stories of well-known interiors. And now, …