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For many women in Moscow, the Marusya nightclub is a place where they feel they can be in control. They pay to be danced with, flirted with and cuddled with. And they choose the person with whom they do it. It’s “a new type of Moscow woman,” says photographer Denis Sinyakov.
Filed Under:Denis Sinyakov • Russia • World
- 11 - 02 - 14
“Superman Comes to the Supermarket,” Norman Mailer’s 1960 essay that lavished praise on presidential candidate John F. Kennedy, has been republished in a book alongside hundreds of images documenting Kennedy’s journey across America and eventually into the Oval Office.
Filed Under:Black-and-white • Photo Book • Taschen • U.S.
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Nearly 15 years ago, Richard Giles and his wife founded Lucky Dog, a 160-acre organic farm on the banks of the Delaware River in New York. Photographer Dana Matthews has spent more than a decade taking pictures of the farm and the families working there.
Filed Under:Agriculture • Black-and-white • Dana Matthews • U.S.
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A firefighter, a nurse, a diver, a judge. One by one, Bruno Fert’s photos show people in their homes wearing everyday clothing — followed by another photo showing them dressed in the clothing of their chosen professions. The juxtaposition reminds us that people are more than what they do for a living.
Filed Under:Bruno Fert • Portraits • World
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For more than 20 days, Spanish photographer Jose Colon sat in a pitch-dark corner by the border fence of Melilla, Spain’s southernmost point of entry for African asylum seekers. He watched as migrants climbed a massive razor-wire fence to enter Europe and find “their dream, their heaven.”
Filed Under:Black-and-white • Jose Colon • Me-Mo Magazine • World
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Wherever he goes, Damian Chrobak feels like someone, or something, is always watching him. Sometimes it’s cartoon eyes on a tie, peeking through a sports coat. Other times, it’s a one-eyed Kate Moss peeling from the side of the building. Chrobak has taken about 80 photos to show how eyes are all around us.
Filed Under:Black-and-white • Damian Chrobak • World
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At the end of a six-year relationship, photographer Laura Stevens needed to find a creative, external outlet for all the complicated feelings she was processing internally. “Another November” is the end product, a photo series that aims to mirror those agonizing emotions that Stevens felt at the time of the breakup.
Filed Under:Laura Stevens • Portraits
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Italian photographer Pietro Paolini searches for something that many of us run from: conflict. He likes uncertainty and change, and he’s found fertile ground in South America, where he has traveled and worked for the past decade.
Filed Under:Ecuador • Pietro Paolini • World