DATE 6/25/2024

LIVE from NYPL presents Michael Stipe launching 'Even the birds gave pause'

DATE 6/22/2024

Artbook at Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles Bookstore presents Penny Slinger launching and signing 'An Exorcism'

DATE 6/20/2024

picturehouse + thesmalldarkroom present Yelena Yemchuk on 'Malanka'

DATE 6/13/2024

ICP presents Eugene Richards on 'Remembrance Garden'

DATE 6/13/2024

LaToya Ruby Frazier, removing the contradiction between ideals and practice

DATE 6/8/2024

"Next-level otherness" in Pride Month staff pick 'Nick Cave: Forothermore'

DATE 6/6/2024

Celebratory and transgressive, 'John Waters: Pope of Trash' is a Pride Month Staff Pick

DATE 6/3/2024

In Nan Goldin's 'The Other Side,' you are who you pretend to be

DATE 6/2/2024

Green-Wood Cemetery presents Eugene Richards launching 'Remembrance Garden: A Portrait of Green-Wood Cemetery'

DATE 6/1/2024

There's no such thing as being extra in June! Pride Month Staff Picks 2024

DATE 5/28/2024

'Mickalene Thomas: All About Love,' on view at The Broad

DATE 5/24/2024

Celebrate Memorial Day weekend with Garry Winogrand's intimate, flashing mirror of America

DATE 5/24/2024

Beautifully illustrated essays on Arab Modernists


"Camp Buddies, Haverstraw, New York" (1943) is reproduced from

Gordon Parks: Collected Works

"By the time I went to college in the late sixties, Parks was an international celebrity. Everyone knew his work, his name, his elegant style. He was a veritable Jackie Robinson of the creative arts, a towering inspiration. Everyone in my generation grew up with his photos in Life magazine. And every African-American knew that one of Life's staff photographers as a black man. It was quite difficult for me to believe—growing up in a segregated neighborhood in a small ton in West Virginia—that the man who as taking these photographs in Life was a black man, thriving as an artist on the staff of the most important repository of photojournalism in American society in the fifties and sixties. My mother was a constant inspiration to my brother and me, telling us that the path to success was an education and a profession. She wanted us to be doctors or lawyers. All the mothers I knew wanted that for their kids. And they were right. It was a path to success. But Gordon Parks showed that there as another path: through photography, through journalism. You could be a black artist and be successful. There were virtually none then. There are not enough now. Parks was the pioneer who showed the way. And with a legacy of tens of thousands of photographs that record his unique vision, he continues to do so." Excerpt of essay by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and featured image, "Camp Buddies, Haverstraw, New York" (1943) are reproduced from STEIDL/The Gordon Parks Foundation magnificent five volume, five decade survey, Gordon Parks: Collected Works, releasing today from ARTBOOK | D.A.P.

Gordon Parks: Collected Works

Gordon Parks: Collected Works

Slip, clth, 5 vols, 10.5 x 12 in. / 1084 pgs / illustrated throughout.

Heads up on 4/20!

DATE 4/20/2024

Heads up on 4/20!

Vintage Valentine

DATE 2/14/2024

Vintage Valentine

Forever Valentino

DATE 11/27/2023

Forever Valentino