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This exhibition, covering the period from 1910 to today, offers a critical reassessment of photography’s role in the avant-garde and neo-avant-garde movements—with a special emphasis on the medium’s relation to Dada, Bauhaus, Surrealism, Constructivism, New Objectivity, Conceptual, and post-Conceptual art—and in the development of contemporary artistic practices.

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James Rosenquist designed the eighty-six-foot-long F-111 to wrap around the four walls of the Leo Castelli Gallery, at 4 East Seventy-Seventh Street in Manhattan.

Fashion Feature shot for FOAM Magazine by JUCO Photo

Swoon your way into spring and channel your inner vintage goddess by taking inspiration from this fantastic shoot from Alexander Neumann for L’Officiel Paris February 2012.

In 1942 Architectural Forum magazine commissioned a group of architects to design projects for a hypothetical postwar American city, rethinking both urban community life and the relationship between architecture and urban planning.

House S is located in a quiet residential area in a center of Tokyo.

Simon’s project A Living Man Declared Dead and Other Chapters locates the photographic medium’s capacity to at once probe complex narratives in contemporary politics and to organize this material in classification processes characteristic of the archive, a system that connects identity, lineage, history, and memory.

Girard-Perregaux, iconic luxury Swiss watch brand, has announced the addition of Dominique Loiseau to its manufacturing team.

A fashion spread by Teck Lim

Yan Nascimbene was raised in France and Italy. After working as a photographer in a Paris fashion studio, he studied at the School of Visual Arts in New York and at the University of California at Davis.

In 1929, art historian Paul J. Sachs presented George Grosz’s Anna Peter (1926–27) to the newly founded Museum of Modern Art, making it the first drawing to enter the collection.

Reinstalled to continue the historical sequence found on MoMA’s fifth (1880–1940) and fourth (1940–1980) floors, the galleries on the second floor will begin with art of the early 1980s and extend to the present moment, interweaving works in all mediums.

Photographer Karina Lidia shoots this fashion editorial titled Fair Play. Styled by Kieran Partise, these images depict a sultry, provocative, “behind closed doors” look at a privileged lifestyle.

These promotional images were shot for the Cruise 2012 campaign for the second collaboration between Versace and H&M and star the absolutely gorgeous Abbey Lee Kershaw.

Inspired by the vibrant colors that brighten up everyday life.

Composed of short Super 8 films (transferred to video) that the artist shot over several years, Chronicles eschews narrative in favor of fragmented images that probe the nature of time and assert the permeability of memory.

The sun house is a relatively compact house for Singapore on a roadside corner plot in an established bungalow area.

Lily Cole photographed by Anthony Maule for Vogue Russia January 2012 issue.

From the mid-1950s through the 1960s, Tokyo transformed itself from the capital of a war-torn nation into an international center for arts, culture, and commerce, becoming home to some of the most important art being made at the time.

Thomas Ehretsmann started his career as a comic book artist in 1998. Subsequently he moved into illustration.

This editorial was shot by photographer Alice Luker, depicting a young goddess woman enchanted by her own beauty. Styling by Holly Cox, hair and make-up by Defaf Alamri.

This menswear editorial, titled Gentlemen, was shot for Schon! Magazine by Blair Getz Mezibov, and stars David Gant and James Cooper in Saville Row tailoring.

Cindy Sherman is widely recognized as one of the most important and influential artists in contemporary art.

Karlie Kloss for Vogue by Hedi Slimane, styled by Mika Mizutani