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Anita Ekberg, star of La Dolce Vita, dies aged 83

Swedish actor, who created one of Italian cinema’s most famous moments in Fellini’s 1960 film, dies in Rome after series of illnesses<p>• Philip French’s screen legends – Anita Ekberg<p>Swedish actor Anita Ekberg, star of La Dolce Vita, has died at the age of 83.<p>Ekberg’s lawyer, Patrizia Ubaldi, …


Ways of Seeing: The Contemporary Photo Essay

Gaza. The damage in the heavily bombed Shejaiya neighborhood. Gaza City, August 13th 2014.<br>Paolo Pellegrin—Magnum<p>1 of 20<p><i>Whether through digital</i> …


Clara Bow: The original ‘It Girl’

The 1920s actress became a new kind of down-to-earth Hollywood idol. Her film It established a female archetype that’s still with us, Nicholas Barber reports.<p>What is an It Girl? According to the dictionary installed on a MacBook Pro, she is “a young woman who achieves celebrity because of her …

Great Depression

Martin Scorsese Lists the 11 Scariest Films He's Seen

Hyderabad 1948: India's hidden massacre

<b>When India was partitioned in 1947, about 500,000 people died in communal rioting, mainly along the borders with Pakistan. But a year later another massacre occurred in central India, which until now has remained clouded in secrecy.</b><p>In September and October 1948, soon after independence from the …


Natalie Wood’s Fatal Voyage

The 1981 drowning of Natalie Wood, while Splendour, the yacht belonging to her and her husband, Robert Wagner, was anchored off Catalina Island, remains one of Hollywood’s darkest mysteries. The star of Splendor in the Grass and Rebel Without a Cause, whose tempestuous search for love had led her …

West Side Story

Lou Reed: 20 Essential Tracks

A look back at the legendary rocker's best moments from the Velvet Underground and beyond<p>After leaving the Velvet Underground in 1970, Lou Reed went …

Lou Reed: The Rolling Stone Interview

Reed talks about the Velvet Underground, Andy Warhol and his new album, the scathingly brilliant "New York"<p>The heckling starts in the middle of the …

35 Gorgeous Color Photos Of Russia 100 Years Ago

But he left behind over 2,600 amazing photographs of the Russian Empire he had taken between 1909 and 1915.<p>The Prokudin-Gorskii Collection at the Library of Congress shows the ethnographic and geographic diversity of the vast Russian Empire through images of people, religious architecture, pastoral …

Library of Congress

The Week on Instagram | 89

<b>News</b><p><i>Washington Post</i>: White House photographer debuts Instagram account• <i><br>Yahoo! News</i>: Instagram videos provide a glimpse of life inside North Korea• <i><br>PetaPixel</i>: Hotshot Firefighter Takes to Instagram to Document His Crew’s Heroics<p><b>Get Involved</b><p><b>Around the Community</b>

Jennifer Lawrence: America's Kick-Ass Sweetheart

How the 'Hunger Games' star became the coolest chick in Hollywood<p>'Dude!" Says Jennifer Lawrence into her cellphone. "I'm lost as fuck! I've been …

Jodie Foster

Documenting the Legs of New York with @stace_a_lace

<i>Follow Stacey Baker (@stace_a_lace) on Instagram and be sure to check out her full collection of New York legs at</i><p>During the work day, Stacey Baker is an associate photo editor at <i>The New York Times Magazine</i>, curating photos and occasionally contributing to the <i>Times Magazine</i>’s ’The 6th Floor’ blog.<p>In March, Baker posted to her Instagram account (@stace_a_lace) the first of what would become a recurring series of photos documenting the various styles and shapes of women’s legs in New …

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<b>News</b><p><i>Jakarta Globe</i>: Indonesia’s First Lady to Host Instagram Gathering• <i><br>The Atlantic</i>: The Visual Signature of Your City, in Instagram Photos• <i><br>Food & Wine</i>: Chefs Celebrate July 4th on Instagram<p><b>Get Involved</b><p>Weekend Hashtag Project: #WHPmyfavoriteplace. View photos from last week’s 7th Worldwide Instameet.<p><b>Around the Community</b>

Iceland: Photos by Frodi Brinks

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<b>News</b><p><i>TODAY</i>: Michelle Obama makes Instagram debut with images from Africa• <i><br>New York Times</i>: Bringing Invisible Stories to Instagram Followers• <i><br>The Atlantic</i>: The DOMA Instagram Videos Are Raw, Real, and Perfectly Emotional for Today• <i><br>Bon Appetit</i>: How to Make the Best Instagram Videos EVER<p><b>Get Involved</b><p>This Weekend: Worldwide Instameet 7. View photos from last week’s project, #WHPmovingphotos.<p><b>Around the Community</b>

Nowhere People: The Refugees of Syria by Moises Saman

A Syrian boy waves from aboard a bus heading back to Syria from the Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan on September 1, 2012.<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Moises …

How the Other Half Lives: Photographs of NYC’s Underbelly in the 1890s

Jacob A. Riis arrived in New York in 1870. As the economy slowed, the Danish American photographer found himself among the many other immigrants in …

Spotlight: Bangkok (กรุงเทพมหานคร)

<i>Spotlight Since launching, we’ve seen Instagram spread from our headquarters in the Bay Area to every corner of the globe. In this series we’ll highlight top users from countries and cities with thriving Instagram communities.</i><p>In 2012, Bangkok, Thailand, proved to be one of Instagram’s most photographed cities. More photos were shared at Suvarnabhumi Airport than anywhere else in the world!<p>With such a vibrant Instagram community, how could we not do a Bangkok spotlight? To get a local’s …

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<b>News</b><p><i>NPR</i>: Via Instagram, Insight Into Turkey’s Protests• <i><br>Huffington Post</i>: Instagram Celebrity Dogs, Tuna, Biggie, Trotter and Dagger, Instameet In San Francisco<p><b>Get Involved</b><p><b>Around the Community</b>

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<b>News</b><p><i>The Daily Mail</i>: Meet Tuna, the Chihuahua-Dachshund mix who has melted the hearts of 375,000 Instagram followers• <i><br>LiveScience</i>: Cicadas Surface on Instagram• <i><br>Mashable</i>: How One Instagram Hashtag Fights Pollution• <i><br>ESPN</i>: X Games BMX Pros on Instagram<p><b>Get Involved</b><p><b>Around the Community</b>

The drive-in at 80: What next for an American icon?

The American drive-in was born eight decades ago. But with only 350 left in the US, Tom Brook takes a look at what the future holds for this symbol of a bygone age.<p>In Hyde Park in upstate New York, opposite the historic home of President Franklin D Roosevelt, more than two hundred cars are …

New Jersey

Jonas Bendiksen Takes Photos in Countries That Don't Exist

We asked him why he is so drawn to the world's forgotten people.<p>NORWAY. <i>Vesterålen.</i> <i>Burning barrack.</i><p><i>Magnum is probably the most famous photo agency in the world. Even if you haven't heard of it, chances are you're familiar with its images, be they Robert Capa's coverage of the Spanish Civil War or</i> …

Street Photography

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<b>News</b><p><i>The Next Web</i>: Instagram’s Photos of You Section Has Been Turned on for Everyone• <i><br>The Verge</i>: Sketching Instagram: co-founder Mike Krieger reveals the photo app’s humble beginnings• <i><br>Condé Nast Traveler</i>: Instagram Photos from our Fashion Shoot in Ireland: Travel With Us<p><b>Get Involved</b><p><b>Around the Community</b>

Alec Soth Interview – Part 2

<b>Jonathan Blaustein: You’ve got a publishing company, LBM, that you started in 2008. Is that right?</b><p>Alec Soth: Correct.<p><b>JB: It’s based in Minneapolis.</b> …

Alec Soth Interview – Part 1

<b>Jonathan Blaustein: When did you first start taking photographs? When did it all begin?</b><p>Alec Soth: In high school, I had this experience that a lot of …

Peter van Agtmael Won't Deny the Strange Allure of War

Thus far, photographer Peter van Agtmael's career has focused on documenting the effects of America's post-9/11 wars, both at home and abroad. For this installment of VICE Loves Magnum, we spoke to him about the attraction of conflict, the realities of...<p><i>USA. South Carolina. 2011. "Wounded"</i> …