Constructing Worlds: Photography and Architecture in the Modern Age
In a new exhibition at London's Barbican art gallery, the enduring and fascinating relationship between photography and architecture is explored through the works of 18 photographers. The images on display show a wide variety of manmade landscapes...
Sebastião Salgado's Expansive Genesis Exhibition
Eight years ago, Brazilian photographer Sebastião Salgado set out to document the remaining unspoiled parts of our planet, wanting to draw attention to the ever-pressing issue of climate change and environmental degradation. No stranger to long-form...
Christopher Willits: OPENING
We've come to expect Ghostly International to push boundaries. The independent label excels in everything from product design to lo-fi house records, and their roster of artists is deft in crossing creative lines. San Francisco-based multimedia artist...
Lion's Head Mountain
Cape Town is surrounded by colossal mountains which provide a breathtaking backdrop no matter where you find yourself. While admiring them from afar is a great way to take in their beauty, we suggest you go for a hike. For an easier route, take the...
Handmade in Jaffa, Israel, this zippered pouch is digitally printed on both sides with a mountainous landscape photo of California, taken by the artist herself. Whether you fill it up with art supplies or breath mints, it feels like you're tucking...
This hardcover book of work by renowned photographer Bill Brandt explores the high contrast and distorted nude form in conjunction with built and natural landscapes.
Richard Gray's Bristol 411
If you'll remember from our 2010 visit with Bristol Cars' chairman and owner Toby Silverton at their sole dealership in Kensington, London, the rare hand-built cars are one of the more elusive, and certainly cherished automobiles on the road today...
With his wonderfully imaginative architectural "photomontages," artist Filip Dujardin addresses questions of what might have been and what's still to come. Pulling solely from his extensive archive of his own photographs of buildings, urban spaces...
Bay Area native Afton Love renders beeswax on her stove, preferring to make her own in her San Francisco-based studio. In addition to providing a sealant for Love's graphite paintings, the beeswax blurs her line work to make it look soft and organic...
The Fortieth Parallel
Massachusetts-based photographer Bruce Myren is a man with a camera, on a mission to capture the many faces of North America's 40th parallel. Stretching East to West from New Jersey to California and crossing 11 states in between, the 40th degree...
"Common Ground"—the theme this year for Venice's Biennale Architettura 2012—covers all exhibition spaces from Giardini to Arsenale, as well as the vast range of venues spread out all over town. Fitting into this larger concept while presenting...
Time and Space on the Lower East Side
After graduating from The Cooper Union in 1980 Brian Rose began recording the cultural landscape of the Lower East Side along with fellow photographer Ed Fausty. The images were exhibited in a show called "Gargoyles and Cherubs" at the Henry Street...
The 2012 Palm Springs Photo Festival Portfolio Review is the nation's largest photography review program for both commercial and fine art photographers, and it offers the rare opportunity for photographers to get their work in front of some of...
Scarlett Hooft Graafland
Dutch artist Scarlett Hooft Graafland chooses to produce work in remote locations where the inhabitants have been forced to adapt to the natural conditions rather than the other way around. For her it is not about being where only very few people...
Daniel Escobar will ring in 2012 with "Fictitious Topographies," his first solo exhibition in the United States. Inspired by the ubiquitous influence of the urban landscape, the Brazilian artist has decided to remake aspects of real cities into creative...
Promising "unexpected access to the invisible," what exactly the Nevada Museum of Art's current show Landscape Futures proposes isn't immediately clear. On first blush, the work looks like the usual collection of forward-thinking designs. But here...
Upon first glance Eric Tabuchi's photographs merely feature disgraceful gas stations lost in no man's land, Chinese restaurants in improbable settings and skate parks where dull gray tones consume the entire landscape. His subjects seem like superfluous...
Urban Shed International Design Competition
by Passa C Protecting pedestrians from both debris and the rain, NYC construction scaffolding is a major part of the urban landscape yet mostly considered an inconvenient eyesore. With nearly 6,000 sheds spanning more than 1 million linear feet throughout...
For anyone who's ever been mesmerized looking out an airplane window at the patchwork patterns of fields below, the Land Carpet recreates the manmade beauty of the arial views on your floor. Designed by former architect Florian Pucher, the 100% New...
The Best Neighborhood
What do the old water tower, gutted apartment building and eclectic bar have in common? Good Magazine recently asked photo narrative fanatic Pictory to sort through their expansive library of images for a visual walkabout of an ideal neighborhood...
Yvonne Jacquette: The Complete Woodcuts, 1987-2009
by Ariston Anderson Known for oil paintings offering aerial perspectives of New York City, over the past 22 years accomplished artist Yvonne Jacquette has also lent her talent of capturing compelling cityscapes to the art form of woodcuts. Building...
Full Moon: The Apollo Missions
Opening at San Diego's Joseph Bellows Gallery this week, landscape photographer Michael Light's tightly-edited collection of 129 of the 32,000 images shot during the mission to the moon commemorate the 40th anniversary of the event. A literally...
The High Line NYC
Beginning with a dream in 1999 to save a 1.5-mile-long unused elevated rail structure running through NYC's lower west side, Friends of The High Line founders Joshua David and Robert Hammond (pictured below, left) have a lot to smile about today...
British artist Stephen Wiltshire is known as the "human camera" for being able to render images of entire cityscapes in uncanny detail after only viewing the real scenes once. Wiltshire's abilities stem from his autism, but his pieces...