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Isn't rotting food beautiful? Nobody likes to see good food go bad. But Klaus Pichler's photography series One Third , which portrays food in advanced stages of decay, is a feast for the eyes — even if it turns the stomach.
Lee Jeffries career began as a sports photographer, capturing the beautiful game of football in Manchester. Then a chance meeting with a homeless woman living in the streets of London changed his life forever.
In the early 1990s, photographer Edward Burtynsky dreamed of finding “the reverse of a skyscraper” — the negative space he assumed might be left behind when materials for major architectural works were harvested. In Vermont, he captured dramatic — even “otherworldly” — scenes from granite and marble quarries once worked by a dynamic community of Italian immigrants who carved a lasting social and cultural niche.
Cindy Sherman Museum of Modern Art, New York City February 26–June 11 I was raised in Detroit. It was the early 1960s, and the city was booming. My father worked at Ford’s famous River Rouge plant, where he managed an acre of accountants, and some days after school my mother would drive me over to see my dad, and then we’d go to Patsy’s restaurant for a special dinner.
Rémi Ochlik had photographed dozens of countries at just 28. (Yoan Valat/Handout via EPA) Two weeks ago, 28-year-old French photographer Rémi Ochlik received one of the most significant awards in the world of photojournalism: first prize in the general news category of the World Press Photo contest .
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Richard Perry/The New York Times Cindy Sherman “Untitled #470” (2008) in a gallery of Ms.
WHAT: "Cindy Sherman" WHEN: February 26 through June 11 WHERE: Museum of Modern Art, New York WHY THIS SHOW MATTERS: “Cindy Sherman is already a household name, so how can we make her work fresh and surprising?” asked Eva Respini, the curator of the artist’s MoMA retrospective, at the exhibition’s press preview. Though it was Sherman’s 2008 show of new work at Metro Pictures that convinced Respini it was time for a career-spanning show, a MoMA retrospective is only the next logical step for Sherman, who is without a doubt one of the most important living artists in the world.