A social consequence of China’s rapid economic growth is a mass migration of young people from the provinces to Beijing, Shanghai and other commercial centers. The working and living conditions of those migrants have been the subject of much media coverage. But photographer Sim Chi Yin’s portraits of migrants crammed into makeshift quarters in the basements and air-raid shelters of...
January 13, 2017
Photographer Antony Armstrong-Jones, known as Lord Snowdon and recognized internationally for his portraits of royalty, artists, actors, authors and musicians, died on Friday at his home in London, according to reports. He was 86. The English photographer was born in London and began a career as a photographer in fashion, design and theater. As an established fashion photographer and apprentice... More »
January 3, 2017
In celebration of a $97 million renovation completed last June, the Museum of the City of New York recently opened “New York at Its Core,” a sweeping exhibition about the city’s past, present and future. Among the displays in the exhibit’s three galleries is a portfolio of 100 new images by photographer Joseph Michael Lopez, who spent six months photographing... More »
December 30, 2016
In our article on successful grant-writing, Mary F. Calvert says she changed the way she wrote grant applications after reading Stephanie Sinclair’s winning project proposal for the 2008 Alexia Foundation Professional Grant. Sinclair’s proposal “was personal and conversational about a specific person,” Calvert recalls. Sinclair sought Alexia funding to continue her work on girls as young as 8 who are... More »