Obituary

She Painted Portraits of ‘Overlooked' Women. Then She Made a Dress

3 days ago   |   NY Times

With MeToo in mind, 17-year-old Avalon Hester turned a Times obituary series into a pleated gown.
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Sam Nzima, Photographer Behind Iconic Apartheid Image, Dies at 83

11 days ago   |   Peta Pixel

South African photographer Sam Nzima has died. He's best known for shooting an iconic photo of the apartheid, a photo of Hector Pieterson being carried after being shot by...
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AFP Chief Photographer Killed in Kabul Suicide Blast Targeting Journalists

26 days ago   |   Peta Pixel

AFP Kabul Chief Photographer Shah Marai was killed today in a suicide bombing in Kabul, Afghanistan. The blast was clearly targeting journalists - at least eight others were...
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Abbas, Magnum Photographer, Dies at 74

Abbas, Magnum Photographer, Dies at 74

1 month ago   |   Peta Pixel

Abbas, the Iranian photojournalist and Magnum photographer, died in Paris today at the age of 74. His passing was announced by Magnum , which published an obituary and a set of...
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Quilt collector extraordinare

Quilt collector extraordinare

1 month ago   |   Art With a Needle

Just read an obituary on Eli Leon , one of the most famous quilt collectors of recent times. Starting in the 1970s he bought quilts at flea markets in California, and soon...
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RIP, Chuck Westfall: The Photo Industry Just Lost a Legend

RIP, Chuck Westfall: The Photo Industry Just Lost a Legend

2 monthes ago   |   Peta Pixel

Chuck Westfall has died. A legend in the camera industry, Westfall was a photographer who served as a technical representative and advisor at Canon for decades. Nancy Winnings...
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The Challenge of Writing Sylvia Plath's New York Times Obituary 55 Years After She Died

2 monthes ago   |   NY Times

It would be something like time traveling, only - unlike time travelers in the movies - I would know the future without having a chance to change it.
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Diane Arbus Gets NY Times Obituary 46 Years After Her Death

Diane Arbus Gets NY Times Obituary 46 Years After Her Death

2 monthes ago   |   Peta Pixel

Diane Arbus was honored with an obituary by the New York Times today, 46 years after the renowned American portrait photographer died. It was one of 15 obituaries published...
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A Movie You Might Have Missed 70: Obit

A Movie You Might Have Missed 70: Obit

5 monthes ago   |   Happy Catholic

An inside look at life on the New York Times obituaries desk. How do you put a life into 500 words? Ask the staff obituary writers at the New York Times. OBIT is a first-ever...
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Giving Back: Sharing what is Lost with a Nation

7 monthes ago   |   Smithsonian

“A nation stays alive if its culture stays alive.” -Nancy Dupree, obituary, New York Times, September 12, 2017 Nancy Dupree, founder of the Afghanistan Center of Kabul...
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Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott presents new marble sculptures at on form 18

Emma Elliott is one of forty sculptors selected for on form 18, a biennial exhibition of sculpture in stone at Asthall Manor in the Cotswolds. She joins world renowned and... Read more ...

Smiljan Radic Receives the Arnold W. Brunner Memorial Prize 2018

Smiljan Radic Receives the Arnold W. Brunner Memorial Prize 2018

Image © Iwan Baan Chilean architect Smiljan Radic was announced the winner of the Arnold W. Brunner Memorial Prize 2018 Architecture Awards from The American Academy of Arts... Read more ...

Mixed Media, Contemporary Fiber Art “SACRED CANYON” by Contemporary Artist...

Mixed Media, Contemporary Fiber Art “SACRED CANYON” by Contemporary Artist Gerri Calpin

20 1/2"x20 /2"x1" Mixed Media Mounted on Gallery Wrapped Canvas Painted papers, fabric, acrylic paints, beads. Mounted float style on gallery canvas covered with painted and... Read more ...

Becoming: Spanish Pavilion at the Venice Biennale 2018

Becoming: Spanish Pavilion at the Venice Biennale 2018

Courtesy of La Biennale di Venezia. Image © Italo Rondinella As part of our 2018 Venice Architecture Biennale coverage, we present the completed Spanish Pavilion. Below, the... Read more ...

"Make Memories", Original Encaustic/Mixed Media Painting by Colorado Artist...

"Make Memories", Original Encaustic/Mixed Media Painting by Colorado Artist, Donna L. Martin

Make Memories This is my latest Encaustic/Mixed Media piece. The background was done with layers of hand-painted papers and inks. The trees were created with acrylic ink, as... Read more ...

Abstract Floral Painting, Small Oil Painting, Daily Painting, "It's Finally...

Abstract Floral Painting, Small Oil Painting, Daily Painting, "It's Finally Spring", 6x8" Oil on panel

I know, I know, it's almost summer! But in Western North Carolina, in the Blue Ridge Mountains, spring has been a little slow. Read more ...

Carla Juaçaba Presents Her Chapel Design for the Vatican at the 2018 Venice...

Carla Juaçaba Presents Her Chapel Design for the Vatican at the 2018 Venice Biennale

View of the Chapel. Image © Carla Juaçaba Selected along with nine other architects by the Vatican , Carla Juaçaba has shared images of her proposed chapel design as part of... Read more ...

J.F. Oltmansstraat 15. Steenderen, The Netherlands

J.F. Oltmansstraat 15. Steenderen, The Netherlands

J.F. Oltmansstraat 15 Steenderen, The Netherlands Oil on panel. 24 x 30 cm. Read more ...

Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Painting "AN AFTER DINNER WALK" by...

Contemporary Abstract Expressionist Painting "AN AFTER DINNER WALK" by Abstract Artist Pamela Fowler Lordi

"AN AFTER DINNER WALK" 18" x 18" x 2"Acrylic on Canvas$330. Read more ...

Mark Webster - Impressionist Landscape Oil Painting 6711

Mark Webster - Impressionist Landscape Oil Painting 6711

Mark Webster - Impressionist Landscape Oil Painting 6711. 9x12" Oil on Canvas Panel. Read more ...

Project Iceworm

Project Iceworm

In the 1960s the Army Corps of Engineers undertook a project to build a secret scientific and military base under the ice in Greenland. The official story was that it was a... Read more ...