Finding Robert Frank, Online

Wednesday, 14 January 2015 by

A new online resource from the National Gallery allows viewers to explore its vast collection of Robert Frank’s work – from contact sheets to ephemera.

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A Mine Erodes an Andean City

Tuesday, 13 January 2015 by

High in the Andes, a smoldering mine eats away at residents whose rich traditions sustained them for generations.

Efforts to stop opium cultivation and heroin production have been stymied by poor farmers who have few alternative to support their families.

Visual Beauty and History in Hartford

Friday, 09 January 2015 by

Hartford bears the scars, and reaps the benefits, of the urban renewal and social upheaval of mid-20th century America. Yet for a small city, it boasts extraordinary ethnic diversity and fluidity.

Telling Stories in a Tennessee Coal Town

Tuesday, 06 January 2015 by

Since 1993, Robert Heller’s advanced photography students have documented life in LaFollette, Tenn., an old coal town that has seen better days.

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A Photo Book for Its Subjects

Monday, 05 January 2015 by

Kosuke Okahara wanted viewers of his photo project about self-injury to connect with its subjects. So he sent copies of the book around the world, collecting greetings.

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In Nigeria, J.D. ‘Okhai Ojeikere captured fleeting hairstyles that he came to see as embodying beauty, knowledge and art.

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New Year, Old Memories, in Times Square

Wednesday, 31 December 2014 by

What happens when you combine Burning Man, Independence Day fireworks, the last day of school and a full-contact Black Friday sale-a-bration? New Year’s Eve in Times Square.

Freeze Frames of Canada’s Ice Huts

Tuesday, 30 December 2014 by

A photographer has traveled through Canada’s frozen climes in search of ice huts, primitive, portable shelters built by fishermen.

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Pictures of the Day — Dec. 29, 2014

Tuesday, 30 December 2014 by

Photos from Indonesia, the West Bank, Italy and Iran.

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