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“Dark Line — The Thames Estuary,” an exhibition of photographs by Nadav Kander, goes on view today at Flowers Gallery in London

An exhibition of photographs from Nadav Kander‘s ongoing series “Dark Line — The Thames Estuary” will be on view today through January 13 at London’s Flowers Gallery. The series “is a personal reflection on the landscape of the River Thames at its point of connection with the sea, through atmospheric images of its slow-moving dark […]

See Brinson+Banks at San Antonio’s 4×5 Photo Fest, where they’ll be giving a talk on getting paid to shoot what you love

Planning to attend the 4×5 Photo Fest in San Antonio this month? Brinson+Banks will be there to give an artist talk called “Get Paid to Shoot What you Love,” in which they’ll discuss developing a distinct style and shooting personal projects—and how doing so can translate into jobs and greater personal satisfaction in your work. […]

Lauren Greenfield wins Book Photographer of the Year at the Lucies for “Generation Wealth”

Congrats to Lauren Greenfield for winning Book Photographer of the Year at the Lucies this week for her brilliant monograph Generation Wealth! The acclaimed book also garnered the Best Book Publisher of the Year award for Phaidon. Well done! Learn more at  

Ralph Pucci L.A. exhibits “Art People: The Pageant Portraits,” a new fine-art series by Matthew Rolston

Each year in Laguna Beach, California, participants in the “Pageant of the Masters” arts festival are costumed to look like key figures from famous works of art and take the stage to enact those masterpieces. It’s a slightly surreal event that draws crowds from around the world, as well as Southern California locals who make […]

Timothy Greenfield-Sanders’ “The Latino List” goes on view at the San Antonio Museum of Art in Texas

“The Latino List,” an exhibition of 31 large-scale portraits of notable members of the Latino community by famed photographer Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, opened October 6 at the San Antonio Museum of Art in Texas and will be on view through December 31. Comedian John Leguizamo, actress America Ferrara, former U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development […]

Rare 1986 Matthew Rolston portrait of Madonna from his new book, “Hollywood Royale,” commands top price at benefit auction in Los Angeles

Earlier this month at a glamorous benefit auction for PHOTO17: The AIDS Monument hosted by Paddle8 in Los Angeles, art collectors were presented with the first opportunity to buy a portrait featured in Matthew Rolston‘s upcoming monograph and exhibition, Hollywood Royale: Out of the School of Los Angeles. The piece in question was an extremely […]

Tonight in Los Angeles: Michael Muller x Sage Vaughn

The latest collaboration between photographer Michael Muller and artist Sage Vaughn goes on view tonight in Los Angeles, with a reception from 7 to 10 at 8373 Melrose Ave. Ten percent of the proceeds will benefit Parley for the Oceans. “Parley is the space where creators, thinkers, and leaders come together  to raise awareness for […]

Deluxe monograph “Hollywood Royale” secures Matthew Rolston’s place in the pantheon of Los Angeles image makers

There have been several lush coffee-table books showcasing Matthew Rolston’s iconic portraiture, notably beautyLIGHT and Big Pictures, but his latest monograph takes the important next step of contextualizing him from an art-historical perspective. Hollywood Royale: Out of the School of Los Angeles examines Rolston’s contribution to the standard-setting era of 1980s magazine photography, a period […]

Art Streiber on 21 years of shooting for Entertainment Weekly: more than 100 assignments, 26 cover stories, and countless celebrities

“Since 1996, I have had the privilege of shooting more than 100 different projects for Entertainment Weekly, including 26 covers,” notes Art Streiber on the heels of the magazine’s big announcement that it will be moving its headquarters from New York City to Los Angeles. “I’ve photographed writers and producers, motion picture and television actors, […]

Lauren Greenfield talks “Generation Wealth” at ICP on Oct. 10 and Harvard on Oct. 11

With her career-spanning exhibition, “Generation Wealth,” now on view at ICP in New York City, Lauren Greenfield is coming to the Northeast for two artist talks. On Tuesday, October 10, she’ll be at ICP for a talk taking place from 6:30 to 8 p.m., and on Friday, October 11, she’ll be at Harvard University, her […]