Photographers

Iwan Baan photographs MAD's Chaoyang Park Plaza in the Beijing haze

These images taken by Dutch photographer Iwan Baan capture the mountainous forms of MAD's new Beijing skyscraper complex against a humid August …

Best photography books 2017: How many have you read?

In our collection below we bring you some of the best photography books from 2017.<p>From personal projects to epic retrospectives, there have been some …

Lou Reed

Chicago in 1941 Through John Vachon's Lens

In the depths of the Great Depression, the United States government created the Resettlement Administration to help provide relief for …

Photography

Londoner's Diary: The Crown slips up setting Eton's Eden in Harrow

In today's Diary: The Crown 's Eden Eton mix-up / Nigel Farage gets on his knees / Freddie Fox pours the drinks / Georgia Toffolo's mystery MP / …

Jacob Rees-Mogg

Love in Photography: 16 Sweet Photos That Show 'the Kisses of Robert Doisneau'

French photographer Robert Doisneau (1912-1994) made photographs on the streets of Paris in the 1930s. He was a champion of humanist photography and …

Street Photography

Moose Peterson

A Nikon Legend Behind the Lens, Lexar Elite Photographer, recipient of the John Muir Conservation Award, Research Associate with the Endangered …

Supercomputers

LUPICA: So much changed after Sandy Hook, but shootings continue

This is what a friend of mine told me a year after 20 children and six adults in her town were killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School.

Gun Control

The Sad Irony Of 'Secret Superstar' Actress Zaira Wasim's Sexual Assault

In a heart-rending video that she herself shot on a flight to Mumbai on Sunday, 17-year-old <i>Dangal</i> and <i>Secret Superstar</i> actress Zaira Wasim captured her molestation by a middle-aged man as it occurred. Although the young actress has said it was dark in the cabin and that she wasn’t able to document …

Feminism

7 Simple Photography Composition Tips

Apply these simple photography composition tips to your photography today:<p>To take your composition to the next level, join my NYC Dynamic Street …

Eric Kim

A Reason to Love New York for Every Day of 2017 (So Far)

This hasn’t been the easiest, or the most easygoing, year. The news — natural disasters, corruption, lies, stupidity! — has put us all on a constant …

Artists

HENRI CARTIER-BRESSON

HENRI CARTIER-BRESSON<br>Biography<p><b>“It is an illusion that photos are made with the camera…<br>they are made with the eye, heart and head.”</b> <b><br>– Henri</b> …

Street Photography

Scenes from Russian-Jewish immigrants lives to star at the Israel Museum

Ukrainian born painter Zoya Cherkassky will present a series of works from the last eight years under the title of “Pravda.”<p>The Israel Museum in …

Israel

Human Flow review – arbitrary borders, ultimate responsibility

Ai Weiwei’s film about the world migration crisis moves from the universal to the personal to make an emphatic point<p>Broad in scope, vast in ambition but a little overbearing in execution, this documentary by the artist Ai Weiwei is a direct extension of the themes present throughout his work. Human …

Film (UK)

Keep it Simple, Stupid (KISS)

When in doubt, keep it simple.<p>The paradox of choice<p>I don’t know about you, but I’m drowning in choices.<p>Whenever I want to buy something on Amazon, …

Eric Kim

Chinese artist Ai Weiwei sees Brexit as a "backward" step for Britain

"I think it is backward in terms of opening up globalisation and will not do Britain any good but rather to become more conservative and more …

Ai Weiwei

Photographer Spotlight: Q&A With Willie Dalton

Next in our ongoing <i>Photographer Spotlight</i> series it’s Willie Dalton.<p>Willie is an Anchorage, Alaska based travel and outdoor lifestyle photographer, …

Annie Leibovitz

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LIGHT WORK <i><br>Great Art. Great Cause.</i><p>Light Work's 2018 Subscription Program includes limited-edition prints by LaToya Ruby Frazier, John Edmonds, Matt …

New York Islanders Boston Bruins Stay Focused (Keys To Game)

NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 25: Dominic Moore<p>The New York Islanders December hasn’t been a continuation of their November with a 1-2-1 record to start off …

Ice Hockey

Watch The Met's A Year of Architecture in a Day symposium live from New York

Dezeen is livestreaming a series of architecture talks and discussions at New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art, which features presentations by …

Metropolitan Museum of Art

What Was the Most Influential Photograph in History?

A big question<p><b>John Stanmeyer, photojournalist and co-founder, VII Photo agency</b><p>One image that summarizes our fragility and the need to work for peace is the simple yet poignant <b>photograph of Earth taken by the astronaut William Anders</b> during 1968’s <i>Apollo 8</i> mission.<p><b>Pete Souza, photographer and author,</b> …

Psychology

Kim Kardashian In Body Paint, Nicki Minaj as a Renaissance Woman, George Clooney Covered with Polka Dots: See the Best of W's Art Issues Past

Ai Weiwei

What it's like inside the ultra-exclusive club that counts Roger Goodell, Anthony Scaramucci, and Wall Street billionaires as members

CORE: Club isn't easy to get into.<p>The Manhattan club counts bigwigs from the city's major industries as members, including NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell, billionaire fashion entrepreneur J. Christopher Burch, former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci, and Blackstone Group CEO …

Business

Travel writers share their best discoveries (and disappointments) of 2017

FT travel writers<p>December 8, 2017<p>William Dalrymple<p><b>Discovery:</b> During the past year I’ve been travelling around India and Pakistan, working on a book …

Travel

Lives in limbo: Ai Weiwei on the plight of refugees across the globe - video

Exiled Chinese conceptual artist Ai Weiwei discusses the shocking plight of refugees worldwide. He travelled to 23 countries and interviewed more than 600 refugees for his new documentary, Human Flow, an uncompromising cine-essay on this 21st century crisis

Ai Weiwei

John Lennon: Everything You Need To Know About His Tragic Death On The 37th Anniversary

It’s hard to believe, but it’s been 37th years since John Lennon was ruthlessly murdered on his own doorstep. Learn more about the details of the …

Music

$450m Leonardo painting ‘acquired’ for Louvre Abu Dhabi

Simeon Kerr in Dubai and Ahmed Al Omran in Riyadh<p>December 8, 2017<p>A Leonardo da Vinci painting that was sold to a mystery buyer for $450m at auction …

Middle East

'The Square' Wins 2017 European Film Awards

Ruben Ostlund's Swedish satire swept the night, winning honors for best film, best director, best screenplay and best actor.<p>Ruben Ostlund's <i>The …

Vincent Van Gogh

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern to star in March issue of US Vogue magazine

From PM to fashion model? Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern poses in her Auckland home in Point Chevalier earlier this year. Her photo shoot for Vogue is …

Jacinda Ardern

Holiday Deals for Photographers

The holiday season is here and, once again, I have created a curated guide of gift ideas for photographers.<p>The motivation behind creating a Holiday …

Photography

The best music books of 2017

<b>For the record collector in your life.</b><p>Maintaining a healthy bookshelf is as important as keeping your records in good order, and 2017 has been a …

Vinyl Records