Farewell to Legendary American Photographer Robert Frank

Documentary photographer Robert Frank has passed away at 94 years old. Frank’s seminal book of photographs, The Americans pioneered a new direction for the discipline as he depicted seemingly ordinary scenes of people from various classes. As Alex Greenberger writes for ArtNews, “Frank’s unsparing eye sought to portray things as they really were—unaestheticized, somewhat plain, more than a little dour. Yet, for all the bleakness …

Chefs Luke Burgess and Michael Ryan Collaborate for “Only in Tokyo”

A culinary adventure that's much more than a simple travel guide

Luke Burgess and Michael Ryan‘s Only in Tokyo—part city guide, part storybook—is a celebration of food, travel, culture and photography. The Australian chefs (and Japanophiles) take readers on a wild ride through some of the city’s best restaurants, bars and cafes, and offer insight into the individuals that make these locales so special. From the best sandwich in Tokyo by former sushi chef Hayato Naruse, …

Interview: Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher, the Photographers Behind ‘African Twilight’

Two of the most accomplished photographers of African tribes capture the continent's disappearing ceremonies

Renowned and respected photographers Carol Beckwith and Angela Fisher, (who have immense access and insight to the continent) began taking photos in Africa nearly 40 years ago. Their individual efforts, which culminated in more than a dozen books and many awards, led them to one another. A shared passion for the beauty and magnificence of Africa and the graciousness of African people drives their work, but a …