Photo Essays

Brooklyn Bridge: The Perfect Span

Most of us have a favorite bridge. That is to say, most everyone has, in his or her mind’s eye, a structure that surpasses all others in the requisite traits: it...

The Murals of Philadelphia

A public art project which encourages local artists to create works utilizing the city's architecture has beautified the City of Brotherly Love and created an...

Endangered Monuments

The World Monuments Fund released its 2010 watch list of the most endangered pieces of architecture around the world. Here's a look at 10 of the 93 sites they...

Georgia O’Keeffe: Invincible

Very few major American artists have ever been as productive, for so long, in so many mediums, as Georgia O’Keeffe was during her extraordinary career. From her...

A New Look at Old Shanghai

The colonial Chinese city is feted for its historical architecture, but the Shanghai of today is emblematic of a very modern China Photographs by Julien Daniel...

Top 10 Green Buildings, 2011

The American Institute of Architects announces its 2011 list of the best examples of sustainable architecture and green design solutions By Bryan Walsh

Fruit: Edible, Inedible, Incredible

What are fruits, and why do they exist? Seed bank morphologist, Wolfgang Stuppy and visual artist, Rob Kesseler, reveal the answers in a spectacular new book...

Photographer Spotlight: Andreas Feininger

If one had to choose a single photographer whose work would serve as a visual biography of New York City in its postwar Golden Age — when Gotham became, in a...