Ratking: Snow Beach

NYC hip-hop trio Ratking represents the next generation of gritty rap that is quintessentially New York. Citing wide-ranging inspirations from the Wu Tang Clan to the Ramones, the group’s unique style is a harmonious representation of the city’s edgier side—think more buying loosies at a bodega in Harlem, less “Book of Mormon” on Broadway. Ratking teamed up with frequent photo and video collaborator and CH …

Becoming Hemingway by Henry Hargreaves

Impersonators pose as "Papa" in the curious Kiwi's latest photo project

Back in 1957, photographer Yousef Karsh asked an aging Earnest Hemingway to sit for a portrait. In what would become an iconic image, the author stares to the right of the camera, white-bearded and gruff. More than any other image, the portrait is the one most in tune with the romantic image of Hemingway as a stern, imposing genius—not to mention, it made famous the …

Garry Winogrand at SFMOMA

The iconic American photographer's first retrospective in 25 years

Garry Winogrand‘s first retrospective in 25 years at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art is also the first exhibition to examine the renowned photographer’s unfinished work. Dying suddenly at the age of 56, he left behind some 250,000 undeveloped negatives, as well as proof sheets that had been marked, but never printed. “Garry Winogrand,” as the show is aptly titled, includes over 300 images, …