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The Invisible Americans

Victoria A. Brownworth | Posted 04.07.2014 | Politics
Victoria A. Brownworth

Poverty isn't a "money problem." It's not about having to wait to cash out your 401k or your IRA or some of your stocks. It's having nowhere to turn for money. It's wondering which bill can be paid and which bill can be put off.

Craft

J Henry Fair | Posted 05.12.2013 | Arts
J Henry Fair

It's often been observed that one must leave the country of birth to see it more clearly, a truism that applies to politics, but also to art. The exhibit of Walker Evans at Die Photographische Sammlung in Köln is a perfect case in point.

Return of the Straphanger Nation

Taras Grescoe | Posted 09.11.2012 | New York
Taras Grescoe

We are all straphangers now and then: just people trying to share, and get around in, that greatest of all human creations, the city.

PHOTOS: Stanley Kubrick's NYC Subway Photography

Posted 05.07.2012 | New York

Following in the footsteps of Walker Evans, a young Stanley Kubrick, during his tenure as a staff photographer for Look magazine in the 1940s, capture...

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...

David Plowden: Photographing The Soul Of America

Randy Fox | Posted 12.10.2011 | Travel
Randy Fox

From steam engines to gas stations to A&Ps, photographer David Plowden has been documenting the country for nearly 70 years -- and his pictures tell the story of change in America.

'Soy Cuba!' Film Series & Exhibition At The Getty (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Lucy Blodgett | Posted 08.10.2011 | Los Angeles

This weekend, the Getty Museum hosts Soy Cuba!, a film series in conjunction with A Revolutionary Project: Cuba from Walker Evans to Now, currently on...

EXHIBITION SPOTLIGHT: Garry Winograd to Diane Arbus, Photography Masters At Pier 24, SF

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: Robert Adams, Diane Arbus, Bernd and Hilla Becher, Harry Callahan, William Eggleston, Walker Evans, Robert Frank, Lee Friedlander, Andreas Gursky...

Off-Road Racing Accident Kills Eight: So Who's Responsible?

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Steve Parker

The horrific racing accident which took place this past weekend in the desert of Southern California now ranks among the top 10 racing disasters of all time.

On the Culture Front: Arcade Fire, The Original Copy, The Black Keys and A Little Night Music

Chris Kompanek | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Chris Kompanek

Both Arcade Fire and The Black Keys sound as good, or better, live, so I try to catch them when they come into town.