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Photography
Photography

Kaleidoscopic Mirror Portraits Examine the Vanity of Selfie Culture

By photographing his friends, Matthew Morrocco reflects on the ways social media has changed IRL relationships.
Kara Weisenstein
2 days ago
woman seeing woman
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
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
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
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
Photography
Photography

Wild Photos of Louisiana's Rural Mardi Gras Bacchanals

Courir de Mardi Gras gets grittier outside New Orleans.
Beckett Mufson
2.13.18
Photos
Photos

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
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
Film
Film

Dreamlike Photos of Small-Town Life in South Florida

Photographer Melanie Metz captures the magic she sees in her tiny, rural town.
Tara Wray
10.5.17
Photography
Photography

Unearthed Photos from Roger Ballen's Nightmarish Archive

The Die Antwoord collaborator and photographer of life among decay has a new book showcasing his instantly recognizable "Ballenesque" style.
Beckett Mufson
10.2.17
The September Stories Issue
The September Stories Issue

The Society Left Behind by the Death of Britain's Mining Industry

Photos that capture resilience in the former industrial heartland of the UK.
David Severn
8.30.17
50 states of art
50 states of art

A Farmer’s Daughter-Turned-Photographer Learns to Love Her Mississippi Roots

Ellen Rodgers turns her camera on the rural communities she calls home in the Mississippi Delta.
Kara Weisenstein
3.26.17