A new exhibition explores how the masses of 20th-century America pushed artists in new directions.
China’s capital looked a lot emptier than usual on Sunday.
These bizarre cylinders self-form in just the right snow and wind conditions.
A Brooklyn-based typographer took samples from all 22 lines to culture and photograph their distinctive (and colorful) germs.
A stunning NASA photo shows the record snowstorm as seen from the International Space Station.
“I’m doing more for the country’s image overseas than our tourist promotion board,” says the photographer Nguan. “I’m a better liar than they are.”
See the generally dignified Westminster Abbey transmuted into a riot of a kaleidoscopic color.
Ride the world’s largest model railway in Hamburg, Germany—without leaving your computer chair.
The replicas are made with clay, rocks, kebab skewers, and other basic materials found in the Za'atari camp in Jordan.
A brief and recent history of the 10th arrondissement, told in garbage.
You'll need to squint to make out what these self-consciously twee retailers are actually saying.
Gideon Mendel’s portraits of flood victims, from Thailand to Germany to Haiti, reveal the personal devastation caused by natural disasters.
A new book, Store Front II, expands the quest to document family-owned businesses before they disappear.
Ashen borax fields, abandoned urban developments, and more from photographer David Maisel.
A new collection by Louis Stettner focuses on the travelers themselves—not just the iconic architecture.
According to the United Nations, there haven’t been this many displaced people on earth since World War II.
Santiago Calatrava’s dramatic design sets new standards for sustainable architecture. But it is also a massive symbol of deepening socioeconomic divides.
Here’s what a photographer discovered when she spent two weeks at a Mars simulator.
The opening of the San Diego County facility may herald a new era in water use.