Recent Articles

Mapplethorpe’s Muses - John McKendry
Read how the photographer immortalised the last day of the man who helped him in his photography career
Published: Friday, 20 March 2020
Mapplethorpe’s Muses - Phillip Prioleau
We focus on a few of the photographer’s favourite models, including the lover he put on a pedestal
Published: Wednesday, 18 March 2020
Mapplethorpe’s Muses - Lisa Lyon
We focus on a few of the photographer’s favourite models, beginning with this female bodybuilder friend
Published: Tuesday, 17 March 2020
Take a road trip back to the 1970s with Stephen Shore
Travel in retro style with Shore, via his newly updated book, American Surfaces
Published: Friday, 13 March 2020
All you need to know about Robert Mapplethorpe
Discover the enduring appeal of this wildly inventive photographer via our expertly curated, beautifully bound book
Published: Thursday, 12 March 2020
Stephen Shore - 'People would chase me off sidewalks!'
The veteran street photographer remembers the unwanted attention he got shooting American Surfaces in the 1970s
Published: Monday, 2 March 2020
Stephen Shore shoots Debbie Harry for W
The native New Yorker was the perfect choice for this cover feature, shot in, and dedicated to New York City
Published: Thursday, 6 February 2020
GIFTING: Who is Martin Parr giving his book to this Christmas?
The world-famous photographer runs us through his year, and who’s on his gift list this holiday season
Published: Tuesday, 26 November 2019
Joel Meyerowitz - 'The day I met Robert Frank'
Robert Frank, the Swiss-born, US based photographer and filmmaker died yesterday at the age of 94. In our video another photographic legend, Joel Meyerowitz, recalls how a chance meeting with Frank changed his life
Published: Tuesday, 10 September 2019
Steve McCurry recalls the shells falling in Kashmir
The Magnum photographer remembers his time in the region where tensions are fast rising again
Published: Monday, 12 August 2019
Reclaim long lost New York with Elliott Erwitt
On the photographer’s 91st birthday, we look at his classic NYC street scenes, available as limited edition prints
Published: Friday, 26 July 2019
Lauren Greenfield on bling, shopping and the American Dream
In a new video clip, the award-winning photographer says feelings of inadequacy turn us into avid consumers
Published: Tuesday, 23 July 2019
Making Saturn V, the rocket that carried man to the moon
One small step for man was made possible thanks to one enormous rocket, as our book Sun and Moon explains
Published: Tuesday, 16 July 2019


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