Tag Archives: Art and design

The winners of the Sony world photography awards 2016 in pictures

Documenting everything from eagle hunters to failed boxers and Afghan refugees, 230,103 entries from 186 countries were whittled down to these winners of the worlds largest photography competition Read more: http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2016/apr/22/sony-world-photography-awards-2016-winners

With the band: Patrick Harbron’s intimate rocknroll photography

The photographers latest exhibit, Rock and Roll Icons, gives fans of Bruce Springsteen, Tina Turner, Queen and Bon Jovi the chance to see their idols up close Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/music/gallery/2016/nov/16/patrick-harbron-intimate-rock-photography

The most iconic 20th-century fashion photography to be auctioned at Sotheby’s in pictures

With works by Irving Penn, Richard Avedon, Helmut Newton, Peter Lindbergh and Guy Bourdin, as well as contemporary photographers such as Miles Aldridge and David LaChapelle, these are arguably the images which defined modern fashion photography as we know it Read more: http://www.theguardian.com/fashion/gallery/2016/apr/28/the-most-iconic-20th-century-fashion-photography-to-be-auctioned-at-sothebys-in-pictures

The jewels of the new SFMOMA photography collection in pictures

The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art is reopening with a 235,000 square foot extension and the Pritzker Center for Photography will display works drawn from its 17,800-strong image archive. See some of the highlights, including breathtaking landscapes of the American west Read more: http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2016/may/09/pritzker-collection-sfmoma-photography

Rising stars of African photography in pictures

The debut exhibition from Red Hook Labs in New York turns the spotlight on six photographers from Africa and its diaspora, both emerging and widely acclaimed Read more: http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2016/may/10/nataal-african-photography-red-hook-labs-new-york