In relation to my images, many are complex to a point that some people in the pictures don't always understand the context in which they appear. It is stunning to see how very few people actually know how to read a photograph — something that goes beyond the surface.
Niagara Falls has long been a destination for newlyweds and lovers. Alec Soth traveled there to explore just why it is that Niagara is associated with sexuality, passion, and new love. "Niagara" is currently on display at New York's Gagosian Gallery.
Leaving the Ivory Tower
Werner Bischof: Life and Work
Compelled by the horrors of World War II to leave his successful career as a studio photographer, Werner Bischof became an important humanitarian force in photojournalism before being killed at the early age of 38.
Before and during the first Gulf War, Belgian-born photographer Carl De Keyzer spent 13 months traveling the United States in a 1972 Winnebago in search of religion and nationalism. What he found was God, Inc.
Zoom In: Above the Arctic Circle
by Jonas Bendiksen
Magnum and Slate present an inside look at Nunavut, a Canadian territory above the Arctic Circle that was created in 1999. Nunavut is notorious for its high suicide rate, given that its inhabitants, who are primarily ethnic Inuit, live in extreme isolation.