Nan Goldin Takes Her Fight Against Opioids to the Sackler Wing of Metropolitan Museum of Art 

Artist Nan Goldin was joined by nearly a 100 people this weekend at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Sackler Wing. There to protest the Sackler family many of whom have amassed a fortune through Purdue Pharma, the privately-held company that developed and marketed OxyContin, Goldin and her fellow protestors threw…

The Last Animals, Photojournalist Kate Brooks's Poaching Documentary, Is a Quietly Stunning Call-to-Arms 

When director and photojournalist Kate Brooks began filming The Last Animals, which premiered last month at the Tribeca Film Festival, there were seven Northern White Rhinos left on the planet. Now there are only three, all living under 24-hour armed protection at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya. Sudan, the last…

In Girl on Girl, Photographers Explore the Complicated Concept of the 'Female Gaze'

In Girl on Girl: Art and Photography in the Age of the Female Gaze, the London-based curator and critic Charlotte Jansen tackles a question that has plagued photography since the medium’s invention: “How should we look at women?” There’s a certain purposeful irony in Jansen’s question, particularly since photography…

'We're Not Gonna Sit Down': Photos and Conversations From the Women's Strike in New York

The “A Day Without a Woman” rally on 59th street was one of hundreds of gatherings around the country connected to Wednesday’s general strike, and the first of two taking place in Manhattan. Midsize but bursting with energy, the event was tightly packed by the time a colleague and I arrived about 20 minutes after noon.

In Trump's Fascist Aesthetic, Dissenters Are Losers and the Photograph Rules

“Get used to it,” Donald Trump’s counselor Kellyanne Conway tweeted in the middle of the chaos created by a selective immigration ban signed by President Donald Trump late last week. “POTUS is a man of action,” she continued, “Promises made, promises kept...a shock to the system.” Conway’s words were unseemly and…

Meet Johanne Rahaman, the Photographer Documenting Florida's Black Communities 

Johanne Rahaman is used to being invisible. Before she was a resident, and finally a citizen of the United States, the 47-year-old, Miami-based photographer practiced living under the radar, purposefully unseen. “Invisibility is what I’ve done for so long,” Rahaman told Jezebel. Purposefully or not, it’s that sense of…