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This incredible aerial cityscape from the 1920s was taken by disabled photographer tied to the plane by a scarf

• <b>Alfred G. Buckham took photographs in the navy during the WWI, and was in nine crashes before he was left disabled.</b>• <b><br>He continued to take photographs</b> …

Royal Navy

A Portrait of Vintage New York City Through Found Photographs

Back in the day, New York City was a collector’s paradise. Every weekend, empty parking lots would be transformed into bustling flea markets filled …

New York City

My Last Frames of Fuji FP-100C, or: The Creative Obligation Not to F*** it Up

For about a year and a half, every time I opened my fridge I saw my last remaining 10 exposure pack of Fuji FP 100C instant film, and every time I …

Photography

MFA Boston Explores Ansel Adams' Legacy in Upcoming Exhibit

<i>Ansel Adams is joined by his predecessors and contemporaries in an upcoming exhibit that celebrates the legacy of his iconic photography</i><p>Heads up …

Art

Hidden portraits: rare photos of African American life get a spotlight

In 1861, African American abolitionist Frederick Douglass took the stage at Boston’s Tremont Temple Baptist church and declared: “To the eye and spirit, pictures are just what poetry and music are to the ear and heart.”<p>It was part of his speech Pictures and Progress, one of the most historic …

Art

AI-AP | Pro Photo Daily » Exhibitions: Anne Wilkes Tucker Finds Treasures, and America's History, at the Library of Congress

For nearly two years, Anne Wilkes Tucker, Curator Emerita of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, practically lived at the Library of Congress in …

Mississippi River

Let's Get It Right: Work Incentive Posters of the 1920s

Visit<p>Museums and Zoo<p>Hours<p>Tips for Visiting<p>Group Visits<p>Group Sales<p>Air and Space Museum<br>• Air and Space Museum Udvar-Hazy Center<br>• American Art Museum and …

Museums

A Japanese Photographer’s View of Life in His Family’s One-Room Home

“The Yamamoto family values were forged in small spaces,” the Japanese photographer Masaki Yamamoto told me recently. For eighteen years, his family of seven coexisted in a one-room apartment in Kobe. His father drove trucks, and his mother worked as a cashier in a supermarket. They and their five …

Japan

A story of survival: New York’s last remaining independent bookshops

Years ago, a friend invited me to something called Brazenhead Books, only she didn’t call it that. She, like everyone else, called it “the secret bookstore”. Except it wasn’t a bookshop so much as a small apartment on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, deliriously overstuffed with paperbacks and presided …

Books

Italian-born photographer Frank Horvat, a contemporary of Henri Cartier-Bresson, revolutionised fashion shoots with his black-and-white realism and eye for a killer pose

Henri Cartier-Bresson

Undeveloped film shot in San Francisco finally sees light of day

Inside a tiny canister of undeveloped film is a history. It may be small — significant to but a few people — or it may be big. But first, one must …

San Francisco

Why East German movie posters were more art than advertising

Although it may come as a surprise, East German graphic artists had more creative freedom than their counterparts in the West when designing movie …

Graphic Design

Early 20th-century androgyny, rural conservatism and dapper aviators make up pioneering photographer August Sander’s portrait of pre-Weimar Germany

20th Century

Film,Culture,Posters,Art and design,Design,The Exorcist,Bonnie and Clyde,A Clockwork Orange<p>Throughout his illustrious career, designer Bill Gold was one of Hollywood’s most defining poster creators, behind the designs for everything from Casablanca to The Exorcist. He died at the age of 97 on 20 …

Film Posters

Fascinating photos offer a rare look at Japan's past

<b>(CNN) —</b> In a collection of never-before-published photographs from 19th century Japan, two men are seen crafting traditional Edo-period pipes called "kiseru." Another scene shows a group of apprentice geishas performing popular dances, their colorful kimonos tied up to aid their flowing …

Japan

A collection of rare early modernist photographs taken in the 20s and 30s is to be exhibited at The London Photograph Fair this weekend

Photography

MoMA acquires 324 works of early 20th-century avant-garde art and graphic design

Over the past 40 years, Merrill C. Berman has amassed a collection of avant-garde art and graphic design, 324 pieces of which The Museum of Modern …

Rare Photography of the First Expedition to Antarctic

A collection of rare photographs of samurai presented by Daniella Dangoor is being exhibited at The London Photograph Fair. Most photographs purporting to be of samurai are actually not and were taken after 1877, when the samurai system was abolished. These images are of genuine samurai, taken …

Samurai

Photographs of Artists in Their Studios in the 1960s and 70s

From Cosey Fanni Tutti operating heavy machinery to Bridget Riley painting circles, a glimpse into the spaces, and processes, of a generation of …

Thomas Wedgwood - possibly the First Photographer

Thomas Wedgwood (1771-1805)<p>On May 14, 1771, early experimenter in the field of photography <b>Thomas Wedgwood</b> was born. He is the first person known to …

Browse a bookshop: The Gutter Bookshop, Dublin

The Gutter Bookshop takes its name and ethos from Oscar Wilde: “We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.” As owner Bob Johnston explains: “It opened in 2009 in Dublin’s popular Temple Bar district, in the middle of a recession. A second shop followed in Dalkey, a small …

Books

How the 50-mm Lens Became ‘Normal’

It’s often called the optic that best approximates human vision, but approximation is relative. An Object Lesson.<p>It was the curved shape of the lens that led to its name being borrowed, in the late 17th century, from the Latin name of the lentil plant, <i>lens culinaris</i>. In French, another word for …

Henri Cartier-Bresson

During his wide-ranging career English artist Edward Bawden (1903-1989) worked as a war artist, created tube station murals, and even designed the masthead used by the <i>Observer</i> from 1939-1989. Now his book cover designs are being celebrated in a new volume entitled <i>Are You Sitting Comfortably? The</i> …

Jackets

My Dad Painted the Cover for Aqualung, and it’s Haunted Him Ever Since

Burton Silverman is an acclaimed painter known for his portraits of working class people. At age 89, he has many years of teaching art and quite a …

Your pictures: My camera

Photography

Scenes of 1930s Paris Nightlife Captured by the ‘Eye of Paris’

Few locations inspire such immediate and glamorous imagery as Paris, and one photographer is known for capturing the city’s 20th-century nightlife. …

Dirk Kome: In Search of Tonnis Post, a Photographer

Late 19th and early 20th-century photographer Tonnis Post's underrated oeuvre of Winschoten and the daily life of poor Groningers is uncovered by a …

This aerial photography was made by pigeons

Long before there were drones, there were pigeons with cameras strapped to their bodies.<p>The first images taken of the Earth from above were taken by …

The Early Postwar Occupation of Japan: 50 Amazing Photos That Capture Everyday Life of Tokyo in 1945-46

Japan surrendered to the Allies on August 14, 1945, when the Japanese government notified the Allies that it had accepted the Potsdam Declaration …