portraits

The Power and Privilege Issue

Safe Spaces

Out of despair, students of colour seek meaningful ways to reflect on national politics and social injustice on their own terms.
Marina Garcia-Vasquez
10.18.18
Freedman Files

Jill Freedman Tells Us How She Got to Photograph Warhol and Muhammad Ali

From Studio 54 to the South of France, Jill Freedman found unconventional ways to photograph the world's most famous faces.
Cameron Cuchulainn
10.4.18
woman seeing woman

Radically Intimate Photos of Parenthood

In spite of the world’s cruelties, the Israeli-born photographer Elinor Carucci chooses love.
Elyssa Goodman
8.9.18
Photography

A Photographer Recreates His Family's Lost History


Chad Hilliard's photos build narratives for his African-American ancestors, filling in the blanks left by enslavement and migration.
Clara Mokri
7.27.18
woman seeing woman

Peyton Fulford's Intimate and Vulnerable Photos of Queer Southern Youth

With her series “Infinite Tenderness,” the photographer develops a new narrative for LGBTQ kids in the South.
Elyssa Goodman
7.9.18
Photography

These Surreal Lip Makeovers Are Designed to Make You Uncomfortable

Marius Sperlich's eye-grabbing portraits can take six hours to pose and perfect.
Beckett Mufson
5.22.18
Photography

David Lynch Took a Bunch of Nude Photos and They're Really Something Else

A new book crosses his dark gaze with the human body.
Beckett Mufson
4.19.18
Photography

Playful Photographs of Crazy Coincidences Found in Cities

The street photographer Pau Buscató​ spends seven hours a day searching for the funny moments that only happen when people are crammed together.
Beckett Mufson
4.13.18
Photos

The Untold Stories Behind These Legendary Hip-Hop Portraits

"After Ice Cube's concert, I went backstage to give him some photos we'd shot that afternoon. When the door opened, his bodyguard asked if I could bring some ice cubes."
Matthijs van Camerijk
4.10.18
Photography

Art Collective Mothmeister Are Slaying Instagram with Anti-Selfie Art

Their eerie photos of human-animal hybrids walking wonderfully surreal landscapes thumb their noses at traditional beauty standards.
Beckett Mufson
3.23.18
Photo

Bleak Photos of Georgia's Lonely, Dwindling Jewish Population

Self-taught photographer Tariq Zaidi's striking images tell the story of the last Jews in the former Soviet country.
Tariq Zaidi
12.21.17
Doin' Work

Stunning Photos of Small-Town Pennsylvania

Mike Thompson captures the emotional highs and lows of his blue-collar community.
Tara Wray
12.20.17
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