One hundred years ago this week, thousands of Armenians were rounded up in modern-day Turkey and deported or executed — just the beginning of a mass elimination of Armenian Christians. Margaret Warner sits down with Armenian-American photographer Scout Tufankjian, who has spent years photographing and interviewing members of the Armenian community around the world. Continue reading
One of the most celebrated African-American artists of his time, Gordon Parks, is the subject of a photography exhibition at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts that focuses on the realities of life under segregation during the 1940s. WGBH’s Jared Bowen reports. Continue reading
Photographer and editor Samra Habib’s work is chronicled on the Tumblr, “Just me and Allah” and is being showcased at an exhibit this weekend at the Brooklyn Community Pride Center in New York City. Continue reading
New York’s Robert Mann gallery opened “The Light in Cuban Eyes,” a two-month long exhibit of 24 Cuban photographers. The exhibit is an offshoot of a book by the same name, which showcases 50 artists and was published earlier this month. Continue reading
In Selma today, the town of about 20,000 people is roughly 80 percent black and more than 40 percent of residents live in poverty. Continue reading
Hoping to take a selfie with the Hope Diamond or a recreation of a NASA space module on a visit to a Smithsonian museum? Go right ahead. However, you’ll have to do it the old-fashioned way.
Sacramento photographer Justin Majeczky has a knack for capturing beautiful scenes in and around his city. Continue reading
Urban explorer Andre Govia is “addicted to decay.” He visited 900 locations in 22 countries. While confronting the hazards of trespassing in derelict buildings, he photographed abandoned hospitals, hotels, theme parks and mansions.
- From glamorous to ordinary, Vivian Maier’s street photography captured America’s mid-century urban life
In a matter of a few short years, Vivian Maier went from a reclusive and mysterious, largely unknown woman to widely recognized as one of the greatest street photographers of the 20th century. Continue reading
Photographer Birney Imes spent more than 20 years wandering through the Mississippi Delta region capturing images of the lives he came upon. Continue reading