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Volaire witnessed most of the major volcanic events of the second half of the 18th century and, in his paintings, he made Vesuvius his own.
No photo in my writing room is quite as poignant as this one of Bhutto, taken on 27 December 2007. Less than an hour later, she would be dead.
A new poem by the International Booker Prize winner, written in response to Curtis Parratt’s photo “Fall (5)”.
Your eyes do not deceive: Elvis Presley buys lunch from a platform vendor.
Is it only because this is a photograph of my mother that I feel protective of it?
New Statesman contributors tell the stories behind their favourite photographs.
To depict the elements properly, Eardley immersed herself in them.
With their school proms cancelled due to Covid-19, north London teenagers posed in the outfits they would have worn.
Kauffer eventually gave up on being a great modern artist and followed the money into advertising. But if he was going to design posters, at least he’d ensure they were art.
The unconventional “tomboy” lived and painted with the animals in the open air.
Brighton-based photographer Zoe Childerley spent five years meeting with artists who live around the Mojave Desert.