Rebels: From Punk to Dior

Celebrated documentary photographer Janette Beckman has an eye for capturing the beauty within the hidden crevices of society. Throughout four decades, her work has uniquely documented an ever-evolving zeitgeist of change-makers, which the monograph Rebels: From Punk to Dior is the first to showcase so thoroughly. It includes her early photographs of London’s punk rock scene, The Clash and Boy George; spans her move to NYC, …

Farewell to Iconic Photographer Ricky Powell

Ricky Powell—often referred to as “the fourth Beastie Boy”—passed away in NYC yesterday, aged 59. Best known for capturing images of the city’s downtown music and arts scenes (and for his quick wit), Powell had an instinctual approach that resulted in artistic, sharp and adept images. Born and raised in NYC, Powell began shooting in the mid-’80s and since photographed the likes of Basquiat, Madonna, …

Joel Meyerowitz’s All-Encompassing Interview With LensCulture

Pioneering street and portrait photographer Joel Meyerowitz (who shot in color during the ’60s, when most were capturing images in black and white) recently sat down with LensCulture’s Jim Casper for a delightful and insightful interview. Meyerowitz talks about the vibrance of city streets, how a beginner photographer can find their signature style, the ways technology  has impacted the art form and more. What’s truly …