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These Are the First Vogue Cover Photos Shot by a Black Photographer

Last month it was reported that 23-year-old Tyler Mitchell would become the first black photographer to shoot the cover of Vogue in the iconic …

Photography

A Lifetime of Sex and Art with Cosey Fanni Tutti

Once decried as a “wrecker of civilisation”; since hailed as one of the most important musicians and artists of the last 40-odd years, <b>Cosey Fanni</b> …

Sherlock Holmes

Striking landscape photos from around the world

A new exhibition features some of the world’s leading landscape photographers, with images spanning the globe – from Iceland to Kyrgyzstan. Travel photographer Graeme Green explains the appeal of capturing the natural world.<p>Life often moves at an unforgiving pace. Deadlines and pressures build up. …

Landscape Photography

A Centuries-Old Art Form Hides Within the Gilded Pages of Antique Books | Colossal

<p>Martin Frost creates paintings in places that people can’t see, or can only find if they know exactly where to look. The UK-based artist is a …

Art

Saul Leiter review – the quiet genius who made the mundane beautiful

‘I simply looked at the world, not prepared for anything,” Saul Leiter said towards the end of his life. That sense of unhurriedness, coupled with a painterly eye for colour and composition, is palpable in his evocative colour photographs of New York. There is also an attentiveness that speaks of …

Street Photography

Valentin Jeck photographs Yugoslavia's concrete architecture for MoMA exhibition

Photographer Valentin Jeck has travelled around the region of former Yugoslavia to capture images of its brutalist architecture for MoMA's Toward a …

Architecture

African Women

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Juno Calypso's eerie new series sees her posing inside Nevada’s plushest bunker

Imagine your average Doomsday prepper’s underground bunker; a low-ceilinged, dark, dingy room with a make-shift sofa bed and cupboards jam-packed …

Take a look at stunning shortlisted photos of 2018 Sony World Photography Awards contest

Sony World Photography Awards has recently revealed stunning shortlisted and commended photos from their 2018 competition. They reached the …

Photography

The Raven: Lou Reed’s Adaptation of Edgar Allan Poe, Illustrated by Italian Artist Lorenzo Mattotti

Over the past century, illustrations and riffs on <b>Edgar Allan Poe</b> have ranged from Harry Clarke’s stunning 1919 illustrations to today’s parodic Amazon reviews and literary action figures. But our era’s most exquisite take on the beloved poet comes from none other than the late and great <b>Lou Reed</b> …

Stippled Black and White Illustrations of Star-Packed Galaxies by Petra Kostova | Colossal

<p>Copenhagen-based graphic designer and illustrator Petra Kostova of Pet & Dot creates dazzling galaxies composed of millions of stippled dots. To …

Edward Gorey’s Vintage Illustrations for H. G. Wells’s The War of the Worlds

Beloved mid-century illustrator Edward Gorey — grim alphabetician, masterful letter-writer, dispenser of visual snark, semi-secret sort-of-pornographer — was born on this day in 1925. During his seven-year stint living in New York City between 1953 and 1960, he worked at the Doubleday art …

From Salvador Dali to Jeff Koons, a New Show Reveals the Artists Behind History’s Great Album Covers

On View<p>"Art & Vinyl" showcases a century of surprising collaborations between artists and musicians.<p>,<p>Since vinyl records first began appearing in …

I took a trip to Chernobyl's exclusion zone and photographed it in infrared

We always hear praises of the might of Mother Nature, how it renders useless mans’ creations, and bears life above the ruins. Well, it’s something …

A Young Artist as Her Own Ghostly Muse

If you don't know the work of Francesca Woodman, stop reading this now and just look. They’re exceptional pictures, taken between 1972 and 1981 by a young artist who was her own muse. But Woodman’s slow-burning self-portraits are the precise opposite of a glib selfie. Long exposures obscure her …

Art

Here Are The 11 Photographers That Won The Prestigious Hasselblad Masters Awards Of 2018

One of the most prestigious photography competitions in the world has announced the winners of its 2018 contest. The Hasselblad Masters Awards are …

Photography

Rare Van Gogh sketches go on public display for first time in 100 years

Art lovers are in for a rare treat as four forgotten works by Dutch masters Vincent van Gogh and 17th-century painter Govert Flinck have gone on display, after gathering dust for more than 100 years.<p>The works include a never-before-seen Van Gogh drawing, which had been in private hands until …

Pull Quote

Travel<p>Thirty-one years after the worst nuclear disaster in history, a group of self-proclaimed “stalkers” makes illegal trips into the abandoned radioactive city.<p>An estimated 200 tons of radioactive material festers beneath a steel containment structure inside Chernobyl, the site of the worst …

Miles Johnston Illustrations

Surreal drawings by Miles Johnston aka Miles_Art.Miles Johnston aka Miles_Art is an artist and illustrator who mainly specializes in surreal drawings …

Drawing

The best of the wildlife photography awards 2017 – in pictures

Winning images from national and international wildlife photography competitions of the year

Wildlife

Here Are the Absolute Best Artworks We Saw Around the World in 2017

Art World<p>From Anne Imhof's remarkable pavilion in Venice to Chris Burden's delightful dirigible in Basel, here's the art we'll remember most.<p>,<p><b>BEST👍</b> …

The 20 Most Expensive Photos Sold at Auction (As of 2017)

As one of the more “recent” art forms, photography’s popularity in the art market has grown and grown, with the highest amount paid for a photograph …

Winners from the Travel Photographer of the Year 2017 announced

<b>The international competition is now in its 15th year</b><p>The winners of the 2017 international Travel Photographer of the Year awards have been announced.<p>…

These are the winners of 2017 National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year contest

The winners of 2017 National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year contest have been officially announced. This year, the judges had a task of …

Finalists announced in Art of Building photography competition

<b>The public can now vote for their favourite images</b><p>The Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB) has announced the top 12 finalists in its Art of …

Monika Sosnowska’s Architectural Sculptures Ruminate on the Politics of Building Materials

On View<p>Show of the Day: “Structural Exercises” is on view at Hauser & Wirth in London.<p>,<p><b>MONIKA SOSNOWSKA</b><p>“Structural Exercises” <br>Hauser & Wirth, …

Best Photos of 2017

Best of 2017<p>National Geographic's 57 best images of the year—curated from 88 photographers, 112 stories, and nearly 2 million photographs.