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Cottingley Fairies photographs – a 20th century hoax – to be sold

The ‘Cottingley Fairies’ photography series were one of the 20th century’s biggest photographic hoaxes. The black and white photos appear to show fairies floating around a little girl and in […]

Colour pioneer Luigi Ghirri’s “The Map and the Territory”

“My aim is not to make PHOTOGRAPHS, but rather CHARTS and MAPS that might at the same time constitute photographs,” Luigi Ghirri wrote in his 1973 essay Fotografie del periodo […]

Changing the narrative: Mikael Owunna’s ‘Infinite Essence’

‘If the majority of images that you see of yourself are negative,’ artist Mikael Owunna tells NPR, ‘if people who look like you are dead or dying or captured in […]

Deconstructed devices become art through the lens of one man’s camera

There’s a perverse pleasure that comes from taking something apart or seeing exactly how things tick. However, most people are brave enough to disassemble their favourite devices or day-to-day items […]

Alain Gualina’s sea lanes

A bird flying across a dark sea is a familiar motif on almost all of Alain Gualina’s seascape photos, representing a call to freedom and hope and in some ways, […]

Stéphane Couturier at galerie RX and the Fernand Léger National Museum

In two beautiful exhibitions presented at the Parisian gallery RX (March 16 – April 25, 2019) and at the Fernand Léger National Museum in Biot, Alpes-Maritimes (October 6, 2018 – […]

A whimsical photography series helping out our four-legged friends

Ahem – Fido is ready for his close up! Man’s best friend has long been a staple in paintings often symbolizing loyalty, wealth, or style. They crop up in some […]