Selections from the monumental but unknown Illustrations of the Nests and Eggs of Birds of Ohio, an amateur’s attempt to illustrate the nests and eggs omitted from John James Audubon’s Birds of America.
Everyday scenes of Greece in paintings that evoke the quiet fatigue from living with economic uncertainty.
Pictures of post-war America—views of factories, construction sites, and printing plants—drawn from the career of Ezra Stoller, one of the world’s first and best architectural photographers.
Photos that meditate on the link between fabric and movement in India’s textile and dance traditions.
Excerpts from an illustrated memoir of love and mourning after an artist loses his wife to a tragic accident.
From a 10-year study of London’s bus stops, photographs that resemble Renaissance tableaus—brief congregations of people never to be repeated.
Plenty of artists take inspiration from Google Maps. But Arden Bendler Browning’s abstractions of urban landscapes convince us the city—riotous and tamed, growing and decaying—is more alive than we think.
Darkness in photography is often undervalued. A Dutch photographer’s vision that’s built on erosion, reflections, and shades of gray.
Inspired by depictions of motherhood in Norwegian historical novels, illustrator Carson Ellis hollows out a dream world made of joys and sorrows—familiar territory for many mothers.
Ben Weiner’s paint-splattered palette isn’t just a tool, it’s the basis of his work: landscapes that magnify globs of oil paint a thousandfold and videos that turn the process of mixing paint into a slow ballet.
A series of imposing mountain ranges made from cornices of thick paint, ridges lightly shadowed, and humans hidden in the snow.
The sign industry is making a comeback, restoring brush and paint into our contemporary landscape of sameness. From the new book Sign Painters, portraits of America’s best sign painters and their work, with an essay by artist (and former sign painter) Ed Ruscha.