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Art Streiber re-creates a famous 1968 “family portrait” of LA artists, designers, filmmakers, and architects for the December issue of Vanity Fair

In 1968, 38 notable artists, designers, filmmakers, architects, and other creatives gathered on the steps of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art for a “family portrait.” The group represented “what was then a fledgling artists’ community at a museum that had opened a mere three years earlier,” writes Vanity Fair in its December issue, […]

In the new McDonald’s McCafe campaign shot by Jason Hindley, painted hands represent creatures from the rain forests where the coffee beans are sourced

     

Nadav Kander photographs FT Weekend Magazine’s cover story on British cycling

Annabel Mehran photographs Kim Gordon for the rock icon’s new album, “No Waves”

Sonic Youth cofounder Kim Gordon is once again pushing the envelope of noise rock, this time with the experimental duo Body/Head, which she formed with guitarist Bill Nace. The pair’s album, No Waves, came out earlier this month, and Annabel Mehran—who has memorably photographed the rock icon before—shot publicity portraits of Gordon for the project. […]

Art Streiber on creating a new take on a famous Volkswagen ad, in GIF form, for Bloomberg Markets

  For a feature on the growing popularity of betting on lawsuits—or litigation funding—Bloomberg Markets looks at a case against Volkswagen over its emissions scandal, in which a U.S. law firm is financing the case against VW in exchange for a share of the winnings. “…it’s easy to see the appeal of an asset class […]

PDN interviews Brinson+Banks for a feature on “Photographers Who Can Help Art Direct”

How do you stand out from the pack in the increasingly competitive world of commercial photography? If you’re Brinson+Banks, you highlight the fact that you’re a team of two great photographers, both of whom can deliver and are nimble creatively. And you come not just with ideas but with solutions. In the November issue of […]

For a new ad campaign celebrating 17 of the U.K.’s most compelling YouTube creators, Jim Fiscus created an interactive 360-degree photosphere shot at the National Portrait Gallery

Jim Fiscus’ latest advertising project took him to London, where he shot part of YouTube’s new #MadeForYou campaign celebrating the rich and diverse breadth of talent succeeding on the online platform. Seventeen of YouTube’s brightest stars were brought together for the first time and all gathered at the prestigious National Portrait Gallery, in a room […]

Video: Watch Paris Photo’s truly insightful interview with Nadav Kander

“I always gravitate to the fringes,” Nadav Kander notes at one point in a new interview just posted by Paris Photo. “And if a person is quite mainstream, then maybe it’s fringes of feeling or the fringes of mood. I’m always interested in that edge where people are, I suppose, slightly left out.” Click here […]

Matthias Clamer shoots deceptively blissful key art for Freeform’s new series “Dead of Summer”

Stuart Elliott’s “Advertising” column in The New York Times spotlights Matthew Rolston’s latest R-ROLL production

When Matthew Rolston conceived the rock & roll theme of sbe Entertainment’s boutique hotel brand the Redbury in Hollywood, it proved to be an instant hit. So it’s no surprise that sbe asked Matthew to help develop the hotel’s new cutting-edge, Web-based marketing campaign, which Stuart Elliott of The New York Times recently chronicled in […]