composition

photography book

The Ordinary Places Where Extraordinary Artists Grew Up

Photographer John MacLean captures the suburban and country sites of origin of revered artists.
Diana Shi
6.5.17
Art

Photos Become Sculptures in These Collage-Like Works

Kate Steciw explores the physicality of photography in her latest works.
Rodrigo Campuzano
6.10.16
Film

Why Cinematographer Roger Deakins Is the Master of Light & Shadow

It's always a pleasure to watch a master at work, so here's Thomas Farmer's 'Roger Deakins: Of Light and Shadow' supercut.
Beckett Mufson
4.14.16
Music

Rick Rubin and Friends Remix the Star Wars Universe into a Dance Album

Flying Lotus, A-Trak, and more turn the sounds of the galaxy far, far away into 'Headspace,' your next party album.
Nathaniel Ainley
2.10.16
Fashion

Meet the High-Fashion Tomboy that Keeps It Street

Aleali May has created a signature look by staying true to her roots.
Presented by Adidas
2.5.16
Film

Enter a Monochromatic Universe in This Hybrid Short

Caves, lava, and more emerge in Kurtis Hough's 15-minute short, 11 years in the making.
Sami Emory
6.4.15
Music

Warped Superheroism: The Music of Marvel's 'Avengers: Age of Ultron'

Song Exploder and composer Brian Tyler talk scoring Marvel's mega-blockbuster.
Hrishikesh Hirway
5.29.15
Photo

Ryoma Furutani’s World Is Bright, Shiny, and Totally Impenetrable

Like his work, the photographer is friendly but totally illusive.
Ryoma Furutani
4.16.15
Art

9 Tips for Composing the Perfect Picture

From the Rule of Thirds to symmetry, Steve McCurry's photos show you how you step up your photography game.
Beckett Mufson
3.16.15
Art

Simple CSS Colors Kim Asendorf's Coded Compositions

Kim Asendorf's 'No Content But Rich' is an abstract series of browser-based compositions created solely with CSS.
Benoit Palop
11.20.14
Music

Sam Smith's "Stay With Me" Was Re-Arranged Using Only Frequencies The Deaf Can Hear

Dutch composer Kyteman played the song as a deaf 19-year-old consulted about whether her implants could detect the music. Then, an orchestra re-arranged the single using only those frequencies,
Beckett Mufson
9.4.14
tech

Will a Pink Blob Be the Next Mozart?

Introducing Iamus, the organic-looking computer that's been taught the basics of music composition.
Caitlin Bruner
1.7.13