"Rust Sun Bible Corn" by Kim Llerena

Photography // Tuesday, March 31, 2015
Taken across the American west, photographer Kim Llerena's series Rust Sun Bible Corn takes a look at how humans have made our mark on the expansive landscape. In the tradition of many who came before her, Llerena brings us scenes from the road, capturing moments of nostalgia and quiet comfort.

Southeast Alaska: A Photographic Passage

Photography // Tuesday, March 31, 2015
With less than three days in her Kickstarter campaign, photographer Larisa Manewal and her father are working to publish their collaborative photo book of images taken in Southeast Alaska. As an Alaskan native from Sitka, Manewal provides an intimate view into the rich cultural diversity found in her home state.

"Backra Bluid" by Stacey Tyrell

Photography // Monday, March 30, 2015
In her series Backra Bluid, Brooklyn-based artist Stacey Tyrell investigates the origins of her mixed heritage. A Caribbean-Canadian with roots also in England, Ireland and Scotland, Tyrell transformes herself into relatives from both her past and present on her European side to explore the perceptions and constructs of "Whiteness". 

The Coldest City On Earth

Photography // Monday, March 30, 2015
With all of this harsh weather rolling into spring, it seems only fitting to reflect on how it could be worse. In the city of Yakutsk, Russia the average winter temperature is −30 °F but can reach −80 °F making it the coldest major city in the world. New Zealand photographer Amos Chapple decided to venture to the frozen landscape of Yakutsk and capture the harsh winter lifestyles that it’s inhabitants are forced to live. 

EYES WIDE SHUT

Photography // Sunday, March 29, 2015
In her latest series “How We See” artist Laurie Simmons explores the notions of beauty, identity, and persona, by photographing close-up portraits of young women; evoking the tradition of the high-school portrait—when teenagers present their idealized selves to the camera. 

Snapshots of “Dangerous” Women

Photography // Saturday, March 28, 2015
Coinciding with Women’s History Month, Rizzoli Publications will be releasing a book containing a collection of photographs gathered by art collector Peter J. Cohen depicting adventurous and rebellious women during the 1930’s, 40’s, and 50’s who visually pushed through the boundaries of acceptable behavior for women in their time. 

Girl on Girl Collective

Photography // Friday, March 27, 2015
Girl on Girl is an experiment aimed at creating an environment for female artists to create, learn and collaborate with one another. The collective began, and is based at Syracuse University, but is spanning across the country to create an atmosphere where women can show their own work, analyze each others work, and get together to make new works through encouragement and support for one another. 

"9" by Paul Garcia

Photography // Friday, March 27, 2015
Before deciding to become an artist, photographer and painter Paul Garcia went to school for biochemistry and then once again for journalism. His scientific and documentary background is clearly evident in his series 9, a series of nine compositions comprised of nine separate images in a grid, each with a defined relationship that serves as the image's title. 

NYPD to Put 30,000 More Crime Scene Photos Online

Photography // Friday, March 27, 2015
The New York Police Department, with the help of a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, plans to digitize and make around 30,000 crime scene photographs taken between 1914 and 1975 available online. The photographs will join 870,000 that were published in 2012 and is a fraction of the 2.2 million photos, videos and audio files they have yet to get through!

Nue York: Self-Portraits of a Bare Urban Citizen by Erica Simone

Photography // Thursday, March 26, 2015
We have for the last few months tried to figure out who created the "Nue York" series of photographs, and when researching some titles in the Taschen catalog, we came across the name: Erica Simone. And then further research came the realization that she was the one behind this great series of photographs, and we knew the concept was something we wanted to learn more about, and she had a full statement on her site. . .