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Sunday, March 17, 2013
The term "Photoshopping" has these days become synonymous with photo manipulation. But the practice is much older than the computer software — about as old as photography itself.
An exhibition now on display at Washington, D.C.'s National Gallery of Art is exploring just that: The collaging, cutting, pasting and coloring ...
Friday, March 15, 2013
Sorry to disappoint, but science writer Carl Zimmer says we're not going to bring back dinosaurs. But, he says, "science has developed to the point where we can actually talk seriously about possibly bringing back more recently extinct species."
It's called "de-extinction" — and it's Zimmer's cover story ...
Thursday, March 14, 2013
A diminutive, landlocked, communist country, Laos has a deserved reputation for being a quiet country in a dynamic region. But the rapid modernization in Southeast Asia is beginning to touch Laos as well.
A Chinese-funded trans-Asian rail is set to run right through Laos, connecting China's southern Yunnan province to ...
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
There's no way you can really reduce the photographic history of a place to just a few artists, let alone two. But the curators at L.A.'s J. Paul Getty Museum are trying — in the forthcoming exhibition, Japan's Modern Divide.
By focusing on two artists, the show will examine how, ...
Friday, March 08, 2013
In 2002, photographer Lisa Ross found herself far away from home — in the remote Taklamakan Desert of western China, in what is known as the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region.
"I was looking for something," she says, but "I didn't know what I was looking for."
She had been visiting ...
Thursday, March 07, 2013
Here's a pretty weird, but kind of cool and completely random set of photos: Close-up portraits of artists' eyes. They were taken in the 1960s by British photographer Bill Brandt.
Born in Germany in 1904, Brandt photographed — both independently and on assignment — a wide range of subjects in ...
Tuesday, March 05, 2013
If nuclear concerns haven't pushed North Korea back to the front of American consciousness, Dennis Rodman's recent visit has. It's a reminder of just how rare an opportunity it is to meet with the North Korean leader; NPR's news blog says Rodman is "the only American to have ...
Monday, March 04, 2013
Ed. Note: This article was originally published Nov. 2, 2011.
Photographer Jon Crispin has a fascination with things that are left behind. Those are his exact words. "Even as a kid I was trying to get into places I shouldn't go," he says on the phone.
In the '80s he ...
Friday, March 01, 2013
Ezra Stoller probably wouldn't care about this question, but let's indulge it anyways: What makes a "beautiful" photograph?
To a degree, a lot depends on the subject, right? Would Ansel Adams have been half as famous if those landscapes hadn't already done most of the work?
Then again, beauty is ...