8. Digital Imaging Technology Gives Us a Portrait of Mars Could there be life on Mars? We’re closer to finding out thanks to NASA’s rover Curiosity. The rover touched down on the surface of Mars in August 2012 after traveling 352 million miles from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida. High-resolution photographs were produced using the Mars Science Laboratory Mast...
February 19, 2018
The following essay was excerpted from “Toward a History (and Future) of the Artist Statement” in Paper Monument Issue 4. Google artist statement, and you will find a good dozen instructional websites enjoining artists to “follow these easy steps” to produce this essential bit of art-career ephemera. Most begin with a reassuring acknowledgment of artists’ presumed anxiety about putting visual... More »
February 16, 2018
A few weeks ago, Daniel Sircar and Justin Cook asked men in the photojournalism community to sign a public letter asking for better policies and procedures to prevent assault, harassment, and discrimination in our industry. The letter was signed by over 400 men (and a few women). PDN’s editors reached out to them to write about why they started the... More »
February 12, 2018
Swedish furniture retailer IKEA may be best known for its (relatively) easy-to-assemble furniture gracing everything from college dorms to suburban split-levels, but now the world’s largest furniture retailer is adding a bit of high culture to its mix. Starting in late summer, the company will start selling photo prints from a selection of Hasselblad Master Award winners. The move was... More »