TMN editor Nozlee Samadzadeh is the internet’s only “Nozlee.” She grew up in Oklahoma, loves airports even when they’re miserable, and cooks dinner from scratch every day.
When a restaurant is empty, is it still an eating establishment? Wijnanda Deroo’s portraits of vacant restaurants, taken in four of New York City’s five boroughs, reflect just as much on human habits—although people are conspicuously absent from her photographs—as on the spaces themselves.
Photographer Sean Marc Lee’s images are refreshingly inconsistent: Next to an absurd but touching photo of two pairs of feet pressed together, their owners out of frame, is a portrait of an older man at a cafe, chopsticks in hand, with his lunch hanging out of his mouth.
Artist William Wegman is something of a polymath (polyart?). His works span from paintings and drawings, to conceptual videos, to photographs of his Weimaraner dogs.
Looking at one of photographer Lori Nix’s pictures, something feels amiss long before you realize that the lifelike objects she portrays—bar stools, fountains, books, plants—are handmade and impossibly tiny.
When the recession hit, artists James Tribble and Tracey Mancenido-Tribble took a different kind of road trip: They worked a full year as trained, professional truck drivers, hauling everything from J. Crew items to water bottles in their 18-wheeler.
For the amount that Islam is discussed in the news, how many of us have read or tried to understand its most important text, the Qur’an? Artist Sandow Birk’s writes out and illustrates each verse, drawing equally from the traditions of calligraphy and graffiti.
Boarded-up windows in abandoned brick buildings, grass growing from sidewalk cracks, rusty storefronts—the cycle of a city’s evolution and abandonment is familiar. Artist Peter Feigenbaum reimagines these ghettos in miniature, using components from toy train sets and more.
Inspired by photographs of Sicilian catacombs, Jack Burman has spent over a decade scouring Europe and South America, among other places, for the dead.
German photographer Julian Faulhaber captures public spaces—supermarkets and parking garages—in the moments between their construction and when they are opened for public use.
French photographer Denis Darzacq’s reminds us of the freedom that escaping materialism brings, even when we are left to wonder: Are these figures floating or falling?
With an incredibly detailed eye for life in the 1950s and ‘60s, Erwin Olaf’s photographs offer much more than what’s seen at first glance.
Physical contact between strangers is one of society’s great taboos. Photographer Alana Riley breaks that barrier by asking friends and strangers to cede their personal space both in their workplace and in her studio.