In Memoriam: Graphic Artist Storm Thorgerson

From Nelson Mandela to Google Glass, David Bowie to Yayoi Kusama—a look at this year's top headlines

Legendary film critic Roger Ebert, who influenced the success of the Hollywood film industry for several decades, died 4 April 2013 at the age of 70. Ebert worked for the Chicago Sun-Times for 40 years, and battled publicly with cancer for more than a decade toward the end of his life. In their obituary, The New York Times quotes President Obama, who commented on his …

“I Have a Dream,” 50 Years Later

From Nelson Mandela to Google Glass, David Bowie to Yayoi Kusama—a look at this year's top headlines

Undoubtedly the man who made album covers a veritable artistic force, Storm Thorgerson sadly passed away 18 April 2013 at just 69 years old after a battle with cancer. Sweet, introspective and energetic, Thorgerson left an indelible impression on the entire world through his “contrary” album covers, for which he created over 300 works for bands like Ween, Biffy Clyro, Led Zepplin, Phish and most …

#ifihadglass

From Nelson Mandela to Google Glass, David Bowie to Yayoi Kusama—a look at this year's top headlines

The week of 28 August 2013 marked the 50th anniversary of Dr Martin Luther King, Jr.’s world-changing speech addressing racial discrimination, attended by around 250,000 people in Washington, DC. The Boston Globe’s expansive photo collection captures some of the most striking images from both his speech and the civil rights movement. The remarkable aerial view of the National Mall on that historic day is especially …