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Characteristics of Georgia O'Keeffe Paintings

<i>"A flower is relatively small. Everyone has many associations with a flower - the idea of flowers. You put out your hand to touch the flower - lean</i> …

Art

The Barbican in London is staging the first UK survey of the work of American documentary photographer Dorothea Lange (1895–1965), one of the most influential photographers of the 20th century. The exhibition charts Lange’s output and includes her celebrated Farm Security Administration work that …

Great Depression

WINNERS—Street Photography Awards 2018

Surprising New Street Photography<p>We’re excited to present the winners of this year’s LensCulture Street Photography Awards—39 photographers who are reinvigorating and redefining the genre of street photography today. This was a record-breaking year for our Street Photography Awards—we received work …

Henri Cartier-Bresson

Dorothea Lange: Politics of Seeing review – a visionary whose camera never lied

Anyone who thinks art has no uses might consider the case of the great American photographer Dorothea Lange, who was driving through California in 1936 when she came upon a destitute pea-pickers camp. The crops had failed and the migrant workers were close to starvation. Lange fixed upon a woman of …

Great Depression

23+ Creative Photographers Go After Tree Silhouettes

Thank you to all the photographers that shared their best photos showing tree silhouettes in this photo contest with chances to win a DJI Phantom 3 …

Landscape Photography

Friday essay: Dark Emu and the blindness of Australian agriculture

What if Australia were to stop farming? At approximately 3% of gross domestic product, the removal of agriculture from the economy would be a …

Australia

Tod Papageorge by Richard B. Woodward

Tod Papageorge, <i>Central Park</i>, 1990, from <i>Passing Through Eden</i> (Steidl, 2007), 6 × 7 cm camera. All images courtesy of the artist and Pace/Macgill …

Street Photography

How to Use a Phone Screen for Magical Portraits

Wedding photographers are always looking to take creative, novel portraits and a quick, simple trick is often sitting right in their pocket. By using …

Photography

9 Classic Books With Toxic Male Characters — And What To Read Instead

Every summer, I make it a goal to include at least one or two classics to my summer reading list. They don't have to be from a different century — …

Books

Rot the eyes right out of your head with this collection of 60 free Film Noir classics

I've been hooked on hard-boiled crime novels and Film Noir since I picked up my first copy (there have been many) of Dashiel Hammett's Red Harvest …

Crime Drama

Trump's Power Isn't Fear. It's Fatigue.

Nobody is scared of getting their ass kicked by Donald Trump. But that doesn't mean he can't exhaust them into submission.<p><b>Ever since Donald Trump descended</b> his golden escalator and took over US politics and popular culture, those of us who teach future business leaders have faced a strange dilemma. …

Donald Trump

Pauline unplugged lets rip against Senate colleague

Pauline Hanson has had a spectacular meltdown on live television, sounding near hysterical as she denounced her Senate colleague Brian Burston, who …

Australia

The Magic of Black and White in 27 Photos

Embracing, from the series In here I do exist © Sara Cuce (@sara_cuce)<p>Morning in Itamambuca © Luciano Fonseca (@lucianosfonseca)<p>We are still standing …

Vatican

The Life and Art of Edward Hopper, American Realist Painter

Artist Edward Hopper (1886-1967) created somber portraits of modern life in America. Famous for his painting <i>Nighthawks,</i> he depicted desolate urban …

Art

Georgia O’Keeffe’s Sister Ida Was an Artist Too—and Now Her Work Is Finally Emerging From Her Domineering Sibling’s Shadow

Exhibitions<p>Georgia O’Keeffe’s younger sister Ida never got much support, but now she has a show in Dallas that is turning heads.<p>,<p>Georgia O’Keeffe had …

Art

Moving Targets

William Eggleston: Los Alamos<p>an exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, February 14–May 28, 2018<p>Election Eve<p>by William …

Street Photography

Georgia O'Keeffe's Visions of Hawai'i. At the New York Botanical Garden

May 27, 2018<p>A philosophy graduate interested in theory, politics and art. Alias of Jelena Martinović.<p>In a compelling body of work featuring …

Art

The Mesmerizing Paintings by Sir Winston Churchill

May 26, 2018<p>Balasz Takac is alias of Vladimir Bjelicic who is actively engaged in art criticism, curatorial and artistic practice.<p>The end of the 19th …

Art

How to build a better smoothie, according to a nutritionist

If you’re turning to smoothies as part of your strategy to lose weight or take your healthy eating up a notch, your menu may need a little attention. Done right, smoothies can make nutritious sense, packing satisfying ingredients along with fiber, vitamins, minerals and other health-protecting …

Healthy Eating

Weegee the Famous, the Voyeur and Exhibitionist

The street photographer turned gritty, grisly New York scenes into art.<p>Photography, at its mid-nineteenth-century beginning, muscled in on painting one precinct at a time. Portraiture, of a solemn, straight-on sort, suggested itself immediately. Its hold-still composition, simple and traditional, …

Street Photography

Sally Mann Looks Back on Life in the American South

“The past is never dead. It’s not even past,” William Faulkner wrote in the 1951 novel <i>Requiem for a Nun</i>. He understood the ways in which history is …

Creative Applications of Color Theory in Landscape Photography

<i>“When I began to see the overall picture of what was happening, it changed my entire perception of photography…I had mistakenly thought grass was</i> …

Tutorials

Books So Bad They're Good: Gadzooks, Zounds, and Odd's Fish, I Say! (hiatus rewind #11)

Tonight I bring two prime examples of Victorian and early 20th century popular fiction run amok. One is a deservedly forgotten tale by an even more …

Double Exposure Photography: How to Create Double Exposure Portraits WITHOUT Photoshop

There are a bunch of tutorials on how to create double exposures by combining two images in Photoshop. But what if you could just do it …

Photographing the Abstract

<b>“One should not photograph things for what they are but what else they are.” – Minor White</b> Blurs, blends, composites, pans, macro, long exposures, …

Landscape Photography

These exclusive images from the Tate Modern’s major new exhibition reveal the entangled stories of photography and abstract art over the last 100 years – from playing with prisms to the Photoshop era

Abstract Art

How comic books taught America about the Holocaust

Before high schools taught about the Holocaust, before there were dedicated museums and before “Schindler’s List,” kids learned about the horrors of …

For the Purposes of Education as Well as Recreation: Historical Notes on “The Handmaid’s Tale (Special Edition)”

“AND SO I STEP UP, into the darkness within; or else the light.” The famously ambiguous ending of Offred’s narrative in Margaret Atwood’s 1985 novel</i> …

3 Helpful Tips on How to Turn Your Good Wildlife Photos into Great Ones

So, let’s say you’ve shot a cool wildlife image that captures a poignant moment in the animal kingdom but, somehow, the photo looks sort of flat. …

39 Photos That Captured the Human Side of the Vietnam War

Caption from LIFE. Eyes and mouth taped for security, a Vietcong is held prisoner by U.S. Marines.<br>Paul Schutzer—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty …