Need to Know presents VII Magazine, a journalistic partnership with VII Photo, which gives our readers unprecedented intimate access to the work of the world’s leading photojournalists. Every day, our partners at VII showcase a new photo, and each week, a new video or audio slideshow. This week: John Stanmeyer lived with his family among [...]
From James Franco’s enigmatic star turn to Stanley A. McChrystal’s sudden self-implosion, 2010 was a particularly good year for the in-depth magazine profile. We selected five of the year’s best.
A van on fire, kids ankle-deep in an inflatable pool, provoked people (mooners not included in the slideshow above), many apparent prostitutes, swimmers, climbers, congregators, arrests in progress, and many simply gawking at the camera, including penguins on an ice floe and one ear-flapping elephant. Powerful visual compositions existing at one moment, in one place, from one angle. Each has been found in the colossal repository known as Google Street View.
Comedian Amy Sedaris sits down with Alison Stewart to discuss her decidedly unique take on crafting, and her new book, “Simple Times: Crafts for Poor People.”
Comedian and crafter Amy Sedaris answers reader questions on an upcoming episode of Need to Know.
For more than seven days, photographer Stefano de Luigi dodged needles and irons, surly models, racks of clothing and dozens of workers documenting the chaos backstage at Paris Fashion Week, “Prêt-à-Porter” Spring/Summer 2011 collection.
In this extended web version, Alison Stewart interviews Julie Taymor about her new productions of Broadway’s “Spider-Man” and new movie, “The Tempest.”
Benjamin Kunkel exploded onto the literary scene in 2005 with his debut novel, “Indecision.” Jeanne Park spoke with him in Buenos Aires about his forthcoming projects, the global sovereign debt crisis and his adopted country’s love affair with psychoanalysis.
From the black market of Bogota where guns are currency to the fractured political “puzzle” of Israel, here are five standout works of social commentary found amid the array of dazzling art at Art Basel in Miami.