"Holy Men" by Joey L.

Photography // Monday, March 03, 2014
Photographer, director and novelist, Joey L. continues his photojournalistic "Holy Men" series in Varanasi, India, one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world. His latest installment, which explores the lifestyle and culture of the sadhus, is a profound reflection on the practices of asceticism, self-denial, and spiritual liberation. 

Cheyenne Randall Gives Celebrities an Inked Edge

Photography // Monday, March 03, 2014
Seattle based artist, Cheyenne Randall has created an ongoing project on his Tumblr page titled Shopped Tattoos where he photoshops tattoos onto iconic images of celebrities past and present. After years of creating Native American artwork, Randall turned to his habit of sketching tattoos on celebrities in magazines and used Photoshop to create his current and strikingly realistic images. 

A sleepover with strangers

Photography // Monday, March 03, 2014
Bieke Depoorter is a member of Magnum Photos. She works on long-term projects, and among the vast number of photographic work revolving around strangers hers is a standout. In “Ou Menya” she travelled throughout Russia, knowing very little of the language, and asked to spend a single night in strangers houses. 

Ryan McGinley's First Shots

Photography // Saturday, March 01, 2014
Ryan McGinley is one of contemporary photography’s most celebrated practitioners, known predominantly for his images of the naked youth in transcendent landscapes. AnOther Magazine recently featured McGinley in their printed magazine, publishing his earliest works that initiated his sensibility and style. "This selection was hidden away in my archives, I had to blow the dust off the negatives."

Jason Nocito's "PUD" book signing @ Dashwood Books, New York

Photography // Friday, February 28, 2014
Tonight at Dashwood Books, photographer Jason Nocito will be signing his newest release “PUD,” that consists of a series of sixteen photographs of New York City street debris and puddles interspersed with images from a road trip across the US. All the work was shot over the past year-and-a-half with an 8x10 view camera recording extremely high detail.

The controversial and provocative photographic work of Andres Serrano

Photography // Friday, February 28, 2014
Andres Serrano is extremely well known yet underappreciated. The majority of people who are aware of his work are only familiar with his publicity stunt "Piss Christ," where he soaked a crucifix of Jesus in urine. While this may seem vile, Serrano is interested in what contemporary religion and sexuality look like. Many may claim this statement, but none have explored it in such an arduous and disturbing manner as Serrano. 

Sacha Goldberger’s Superhero Grandma

Photography // Friday, February 28, 2014
When photographer Sacha Goldberger saw that his 91-year-old grandmother, Frederika, was stuck in a sorrowful state of apathy and unhappiness, he made it his goal to correct this through a new photographic project. The result was a collection of images where he created a superhero persona played by his grandmother in full costumes including face paint and props. 

Herra Kuulapaa's High Speed Photos of Bullets

Juxtapoz // Friday, February 28, 2014
Finnish photographer's Herra Kuulapaa's high speed photographs capture bullets traveling at more than 800 mph! In the series, High Speed Ballistics, Kuulapaa shows ammunition from various guns paused in mid-flight, flame, gun powder sprays and all. 

"Taliban" by Thomas Dworzak

Photography // Thursday, February 27, 2014
Thomas Dworzak discovered these photographs in 2002 in an abandoned portrait studio in the Middle East and was subsequently published in a book. With so many misperceptions and unwarranted hatred around Islam faith in America it is very interesting to see the portrayal of the extremist group, the Taliban, on their own terms. In these photographs with humorous European backgrounds, they seem harmless... 

Examining the Mind of a Killer Through Food

Photography // Thursday, February 27, 2014
In Henry Hargreaves’s body of work “No Seconds,” he photographs the final meals requested by death row inmates which are paired with text describing the requested meal, the name of the criminal, and the crime he/she committed. Photographed in the style of a visual survey, each image appeals to a person’s desire to understand the inner workings of their criminal minds. 

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