A photographer asks people for the meaning of life while traveling through the Great American Desert.
Portraits of the hustlers, businesswomen, singers, and teachers who were regulars at one of Manhattan’s most notorious dives.
A week’s worth of street photographs and interviews from the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong—that most civil of civil disobedience movements.
A new book captures Chicago’s financial markets at a moment when there are no offers for trades—any trading company’s horror vacui.
Photographer Catherine Leutenegger chronicles the decline of the Eastman Kodak Corporation and the city built by Big Yellow.
Tobacco farmers, churchgoers, and signs of rapid growth crop up like kudzu along North Carolina’s Highway 15-501, aka Tobacco Road.
Portraits of scientists, explorers, and other “professional dreamers” who have found their way to the North Pole.
Masterful portraits from 10 years of photographing the west side of Chicago.
A redacted version of Mao Tse-tung’s Little Red Book, illustrated with photographs of contemporary China, becomes a story for modern times.
Photographs of life inside a mining boom, from Montana to Texas, that’s producing a new, modern version of the Wild West.
Her neighbors remember her as “the bag lady,” but Vivian Maier was secretly a street photographer who would leave behind an artistic trove that captured the public’s imagination.
Photographs from a new book of American public libraries—some famous, some neglected, some both—plus an essay by former Poet Laureate Charles Simic.