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Is This the Most Important Photograph of the 20th Century?

Matthew Israel | Posted 09.24.2014 | Arts
Matthew Israel

At the time of William Eggleston's exhibition, color was shunned in serious photography circles. Until then photographers used color only for advertising and journalism, and it was widely despised by the mainstream art world of the time.

The Human Fragment - A Book of Street Photography That's Different

Michael Ernest Sweet | Posted 08.29.2014 | Books
Michael Ernest Sweet

When I set out on the streets of Manhattan with a camera in 2011, I had no idea I would eventually publish a book of street photography. I was simply ...

Photographing Iconic Coney Island

Michael Ernest Sweet | Posted 08.28.2014 | Arts
Michael Ernest Sweet

The concept of Coney Island as an outdoor photo studio is nothing new. Famous and not-so-famous photographers alike have been trekking over the sand t...

Alfred Leslie: The Last of the Really Great Abstract Expressionists, Now a Master of 21st Century Digital Art

Elizabeth Sobieski | Posted 06.03.2014 | Arts
Elizabeth Sobieski

My, until now, clandestine courtship began at the 2014 Armory Show in March.

Luxury CEO: 'Wealthy' 99 Percent Should Stop Whining

CNBC | Robert Frank | Posted 02.12.2014 | Business

CNBC Bud Konheim has a message for all of the 99 percenters: You're luckier than you think. Konheim, CEO and co-founder of luxury-fashion compan...

Who Stops Paying Social Security Taxes After Today?

Teresa Ghilarducci | Posted 03.03.2014 | Money
Teresa Ghilarducci

Take a guess; how many Americans earn $50 million or more per year? Answer: 199 earn a wage or salary of over $50 million a year which turns out to be about $117,000 daily. Why are these fellow Americans interesting?

Émigré Photographers Of The 20th Century

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 10.28.2013 | Arts

"Black and white are the colors of photography," Robert Frank once famously said. "To me they symbolize the alternatives of hope and despair to which ...

John McAfee: 'I Love Elaborate Hoaxes'

Posted 12.14.2012 | Technology

John McAfee, the anti-virus software pioneer, who arrived in Miami on Wednesday after a month-long international run from Belize authorities, said he ...

On the Road: The Vehicle Gets a Tune Up

Regina Weinreich | Posted 01.16.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Working again with screenwriter Jose Rivera, and with Gustavo Santaolalla on the jazzy soundtrack, Salles' adaptation took five years to cast.

Joel Meyerowitz's Stunning Photos Show Theater Of The Streets

The Huffington Post | Hallie Sekoff | Posted 10.22.2012 | Arts

"Wham, there it was, this huge, deep, dark poem about America that gave me something to encounter day after day after day. So that fed me," the photog...

CNBC: Shrinking Middle Class? No Problem!

Mark Gongloff | Posted 10.23.2012 | Business
Mark Gongloff

It must be nice to live in CNBC's world, the best of all possible worlds, where the glasses are always half-full and the rich get richer but the poor don't get poorer.

Eye Candy For Bastille Day

Posted 07.14.2012 | Arts

Today is Bastille Day, and we could think of no better way to celebrate the Fête de la Fédération than by sharing the work of prolific French publi...

Kerouac in Cannes: A Road Not Taken

Regina Weinreich | Posted 07.26.2012 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

I am pleased that the reports from Cannes about the On the Road, Walter Salles' film are mainly favorable, although I have taken note that some say there is no inner world for the characters, that the film has no discernable plot, that it is overlong.

Mishka Henner Erases The Americans

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 07.31.2012 | Arts

Remember when Robert Rasuchenberg "erased de Kooning?" Well, now the UK-based and Belgium-born artist Mishka Henner is upping the ante and erasing Rob...

Street Photography And Surveillance, From '30s To Today

Posted 04.27.2012 | Arts

Remember the game "I Spy," where kids look out the car window and look for specific objects which catch their little eyes? This notion of free play wi...

Making New Friends In Russia

Posted 03.23.2012 | Arts

Bertien van Manen's exhibition "Let's sit down before we go" features 60 photos taken from 1991 to 2009, when the photographer travelled throughout Ru...

National Institutes Of Health Library Acquires Pioneering Detroit Doc's Docs

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 02.13.2012 | Detroit

The National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine has acquired the papers of the late Charles F. Whitten, a respected Detroit pediatric...

Living Cells, Complex Systems and the Economy

James A. Shapiro | Posted 03.14.2012 | Science
James A. Shapiro

Living cells are replete with intricate monitoring and regulatory circuits because survival, reproduction and adaptation to changing circumstances must be highly robust. Understanding these circuits and how they operate is a priority for 21st century cell and molecular biology.

Bonnie Kavoussi

Expert: Wealthy Will Not Be Go-To Job Creators In 2012

HuffingtonPost.com | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 12.04.2011 | Business

The richest people in the world are not set to rescue the economy any time soon, because they are worried about shielding their own wealth in an era o...

Ai Weiwei Early Photographs Shown In NY

AP | Posted 08.29.2011 | Arts

NEW YORK — An exhibition of more than 200 photographs by Ai Weiwei chronicles New York City in the 1980s and early `90s when the recently detain...

Allen Ginsberg at the Oscars, at MoMA, at Large

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Recently, the yearly reading of "Howl" at Columbia University attracted crowds to the Philosophy Hall. An irony was not missed: in his days, Allen represented rebellious youth. Now, he is the poet of our time.

How Income Inequality Helped Spark the Great Recession

Jake Whitney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jake Whitney

Governmental policies over the past three decades have resulted in an indebted middle class. Yet a healthy society depends upon a large and vibrant one. Why aren't Americans more alarmed?

David Amram at 80

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

No one can believe David Amram is now 80. Yes, you can do the math. But, to see him cavorting about the ample stage in front of a packed Symphony Spac...

Not All Big Name Photography Has a Big Price

Daniel Grant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Daniel Grant

Works by the most lionized photographers of the past century --Walker Evans and Ansel Adams, for instance -- are much more affordable than those of their counterparts in painting and sculpture.

Best Books In Photography From The Guardian

The Guardian | Sean O'Hagan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

In 2009, photography grappled more than ever with the notion that the mobile phone, rather than the cheap digital camera, may yet make photographers o...