American photographer Robert Mapplethorpe combines reckless hedonism in his private life with drive and ruthlessness in his professional career
There’s a strange abstraction about the aesthetics of the near past. Look at bedrooms from the 1920s and you feel like you’re simply taking in historical information, but gaze on ones from just a couple of decades ago and you’re met with the odd realisation that a period that felt devoid of character while you lived through it had just as defined a look and corresponding temporal paraphernalia.
A ‘counter–reality’ made of bored salesmen, busy nuns and misplaced items.
Jeanie Ditty, 23, an active soldier, has been charged with murder
In Strange and Familiar at the Barbican, Strand’s vision of South Uist has a kind of outlier status
There are 53 images in the 'Shot on iPhone 6s' series, many of them inspiringly good
Photographer Kai Caemmerer travelled to China to explore and document these mysterious urban landscapes
The 48-year-old was Inspired by the seminal 1963 series "Twentysix Gasoline Stations", which saw Ed Ruscha shoot the stations he passed from his home in LA to his parents' place in Oklahama City
In September 2009 Celine Marchbank’s mother, Sue Miles, was diagnosed with lung cancer and a brain tumour.
The sludge is a by-product of salt-mining techniques once employed in the town, which is said to have rejuvenating qualities
Almost three decades since his death, a stunning new book and a major retrospective reassess the artist's legacy
There are more than seven-million registered vehicles in Los Angeles County, California. Ludwig's new photography collection explores where just a few of these cars spend their long evenings
Kyle Williams realised that when the images got stitched together, they could create some wild, unintentional images
Inside the small-format, paperback edition are more than 60 photographs from Riboud plus an essay, by the man himself
Things get weird when you zoom in too far on Google Maps
Photos you'll want to reach into and stroke