Martin Parr's photographs can make us feel very uncomfortable. He has made a comedy about the food we eat, the clothes we wear, the places we go; scrutinized the very way we live our lives.
Minutes to Midnight
by Trent Parke
Trent Parke captured Minutes to Midnight during a two-year journey across Australia at the end of which his son was born. It is both a document of a nation mourning the loss of a perceived innocence and a man's vision and evolution.
Book of the Week: Lumières Blanches
by Harry Gruyaert
Harry Gruyaert’s mesmerizing book Lumiéres Blanches documents his travels from the shores of the North Sea to the streets of Cairo to the landscapes of Morocco. All of his work seeks the same end: to capture the subtlety of light and the force of color.
Zoom In: The Washington Monument
by Magnum Photographers
This week marks the anniversary of the 1884 completion of the Washington Monument—the tallest structure in Washington, D.C. It is a site that has seen numerous protests and demonstrations, many of which Magnum photographers have documented.