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'Baby Jane' Holzer's Flight From High Society To Warhol Superstar

Saturday, March 15, 2014

In the 1960s, model and socialite Jane Holzer was bigger than Paris Hilton, had far more elegance than Kim Kardashian and was on tons of magazine covers.

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All Things Considered

Too Many Artists, Too Little Time: The Problems And Promise Of The Whitney

Friday, March 07, 2014

It's time again for the show that people love to hate: the Whitney Biennial, an overview of American art. Critics often trash it, but as Karen Michel says, this year's showcase has a few surprises.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Gallery: #NYCFromAbove

Friday, March 07, 2014

We asked you to submit your photos of NYC from up high. Here are our favorites.

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'Women Of Vision': Making Pictures In All Corners Of The World

Sunday, March 02, 2014

"Women of Vision: National Geographic Photographers on Assignment" is a book and exhibition. NPR's Jacki Lyden speaks with two of the featured photographers, Maggie Steber and Amy Toensing.

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Here Are Some Photos A Robot Decided I Should Remember

Monday, February 24, 2014

The Narrative Clip takes pictures so you don't have to! Unfortunately, though, it doesn't have the best eye.

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All Things Considered

Cool Or Creepy? A Clip-On Camera Can Capture Every Moment

Monday, February 24, 2014

A new wearable camera called Narrative is designed to snap a photo every 30 seconds — automatically — so you don't miss a thing. But does everything and everyone in your day need to be photographed?

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Beyond Sochi: Photos Of Russia By Russians

Saturday, February 22, 2014

Valeriy Klamm felt the preconceived images of Russia were too narrow. So he started a photography website to change that.

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Selected Shorts

Barbara Stanwyck It's Your Time to Shine, by Bianca Galvez

Friday, February 21, 2014

This short story, read by Condola Rashad, is based on an image in Robert Frank’s groundbreaking 1959 book The Americans —“Elevator, Miami Beach, 1955.”

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Our Favorite #NotYourStockWoman Photos

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

On the Brian Lehrer Show, we spoke with Jessica Bennett of Lean In about their efforts to update "stock photos" of women. We asked you to submit photos that represent modern women of all types, using the hashtag #NotYourStockWoman. Below are some of our favorites. Be sure to check out the full range of fantastic photos on Instagram and Twitter. And keep them coming - we'll update as we get more!

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Help us Update Stock Photos to Represent Real Women

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

The era of the picture-of-the-woman-juggling-a-briefcase-and-a-baby is over. Jessica Bennett, journalist and contributing editor at LeanIn.Org, talks about their  with Getty Images to curate a collection of stock photo images that show realistic, empowered women. Help us find more - take part in our photo project by submitting your own pic!

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TED Radio Hour

What Would You Do If The Feds Were Watching You?

Friday, January 31, 2014

When Hasan Elahi's name was mistakenly added to the U.S. government's watch list, he fought the assault on his privacy by turning his life inside-out for the world to see.

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WNYC News

A Black Photographer Looking for Her Way in

Sunday, January 26, 2014

A veteran American photographer is getting her first major museum retrospective. Carrie Mae Weems' work, now at the Guggenheim Museum, focuses mostly on issues facing African Americans, such as racism and personal identity.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Photographs Children in a World of Gangs

Friday, January 24, 2014

Central American nations had the highest per capita homicide rates in the world, mostly due to gang violence. But why has gang activity become endemic in the region? Photojournalist Donna De Cesare has been trying to answer that question since she began covering Central America during the civil wars of the 1980s, focusing especially on children and youths. She continued her photography project in Central American refugee communities in the United States in the 1990s and postwar Central America in the 2000s. In her book Unsettled/Desasosiego: Children in a World of Gangs, she documents a history of repression, violence, and trauma, in which gangs are as much a symptom as a cause of trauma.

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Before Drone Cameras: Kite Cameras!

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

More than 100 years ago, long before remote-controlled drones, a photographer used kites to capture aerial panoramic photographs.

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Go Where Raisins Swell Into Grapes, And Lemons Light The Sky

Saturday, January 11, 2014

Come to a place where peppers are so hot, fire trucks come to douse them. Pomegranates explode like grenades there, spaghetti threatens innocent sailors, and the moon is made of cinnamon. Two French food photographers imagine all this, and then let a polar bear water-ski through a plate of marshmallows.

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The Incredible Versatility Of Photographer John Dominis

Wednesday, January 01, 2014

Over the course of a few decades at Life magazine, Dominis not only worked in just about every photographic genre but also seemed to have mastered them. He died Monday at age 92, leaving behind an archive that's hard to comprehend.

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Lost Images Come To Life A Century After Antarctic Expedition

Monday, December 30, 2013

Conservators have recovered and processed a clump of 22 negatives taken during Ernest Shackleton's 1914-1917 expedition to the South Pole.

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Quitting Wall Street To Tell A Prostitute's Story

Sunday, December 29, 2013

Disillusioned by corporate greed and his life as a Wall Street financier, Chris Arnade quit his job and devoted his time to photographing drug addicts and prostitutes in the South Bronx. NPR's Jennifer Ludden speaks with him about his new mission among the street people he now counts as some of his best friends.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Reza Aslan; Humans of New York; Astronaut Chris Hadfield

Friday, December 27, 2013

Reza Aslan, author of Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth, talks about his interfaith scholarship and the ties between monotheism and polytheism. Then, a look at how the US Constitution feeds the partisan gridlock in Washington. Plus: Brandon Stanton of Humans of New York explains the hugely popular project to create a photographic census of New York City’s residents; and the astronaut Chris Hadfield talks about his experience in space and what it taught him about life on earth.

Features

16 New York City Instagrammers You Should Follow

Thursday, December 26, 2013

Update your feed with these New York City Instagrammers capturing our city in unique and interesting ways.

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