A Refined Point of View: William Smith’s Philadelphia

Hidden treasures, new finds and plenty of history in Pennsylvania’s biggest city

Presented in partnership with Land Rover

The city of Philadelphia, like the all-new 2020 Range Rover Evoque from Land Rover, is innovative and immediately recognizable. We drove the city-focused, compact SUV with fine artist and Philly local William Smith, who is always on the lookout for beautiful lines, unexpected treasures and perfect light. While driving through Pennsylvania’s largest city is always enlightening, seeing it through an artist’s lens results in uncovering …

Russian Criminal Tattoos

Some of the Soviet's toughest prison tattoos in a new London exhibit

A rare glimpse into the dark world of post-Soviet prison life, the London show “Russian Criminal Tattoos” features a series of photographs of prisoners and their artistic tattoos. From the cells of Russian prison settlements in far-off places with names like Nizhny Tagil, Perm and Chelyabinsk, many of the tattoos were forcibly (and disgustingly) removed by other inmates who disagreed with it or by authorities, …

The Con Film Festival

by Tisha Leung "The Con Film Festival," a two-week, twenty-one film series of prison movies, spotlighting cons, ex-cons and other incarcerated outcasts, runs at Film Forum through Thursday, 21 May 2009. Featuring a special appearance by Dawson Brown, Acting Superintendent of Sing Sing Correctional Facility, he'll introduce tomorrow's 6:15pm show of "20,000 Years In Sing Sing" (1933). Following the screening, a Q and A session …