Interview: Photographer Steve Schapiro

His new book Bowie reveals quiet, spiritual portraits of the music legend from the '70s

Martin Luther King Jr and the Selma march, Marlon Brando on set in “The Godfather” (and more than 200 films and 100 movie posters), Robert F Kennedy on the presidential campaign trail, Frank Sinatra, Muhammad Ali, Andy Warhol, Nico, Barbra Streisand are just some of the recognizable people Steve Schapiro has documented on camera. “All through the ’60s, ’70s, ’80s and ’90s, I’ve certainly been …

The Cuba Archive by Tria Giovan

A rare look at the country's day-to-day during the '90s, captured by the photographer over 11 visits

NYC- and Sag Harbor-based photographer Tria Giovan traveled to Cuba 11 times during the severe economic depression of the ’90s, snapping over 25,000 images with a sense of urgency. Her photos reveal glimpses of perseverance and enduring spirit in one of the most unique places in the world, but the decades of isolation were bound to end. With President Obama announcing a restoration of full …

Interview: Photographer Sophie Bramly on “Walk This Way”

How she captured hip-hop pioneers on film in the '80s, just as they were starting to rise

Walking through Paramount Pictures Studios during the Paris Photo show in Los Angeles earlier this spring revealed photography both vintage and new, as well as literal and abstract. Tucked into a corner of “New York Street” backlot, specialty bookshop Librairie 213 presented a series of images by French photographer, TV host, and documentary filmmaker Sophie Bramly. “Walk this Way” showcases the underground hip-hop community in …