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With permanent collections in the Tate Modern, Centre Pompidou and the Museum of Modern Art, Martin Parr is recognised globally for his poignant documentation of the western world. As one of the most prestigious and influential British photographers of our time, we caught up with Martin to find out more about his journey and why he likes to talk about his own death, less so his past.
The English photographer gets up close and personal to the world of the upper classes, from Royal Ascot to Glyndebourne Festival Opera, shedding light on the ins and outs of quintessentially English summer events.
Rising along the central Freedom Square of Tallinn, Estonia, the Tallinn Art Hall consistently hosts thought-provoking exhibitions of modern and contemporary art. One of three institutions comprising the historic Tallinn Art Hall Foundation, the gallery's mission includes advancing the dialogue around art internationally. And with The Art of Being Good, a recent group show that…
Humans are within years of sending the first crewed mission to Mars. And then what? Maybe another 100 years from now we’ll eventually have the resources to launch deeper crewed missions from there, eventually reaching as far as… somewhere near Neptune. Our current method of space travel simply isn’t good enough to get us out …
After traveling to 15 cities in 7 countries and taking over 15,000 photographs, Christopher Herwig (previously) has compiled a new book that showcases the diverse architecture of every underground metro station in the former U.S.S.R. Soviet Metro Stations provides rare look at mansion-quality chande
An international team of researchers recently placed an entire molecule into a state of quantum superposition. This huge breakthrough represents the largest object to ever be observed in such a state – essentially occupying two places at once. And it may just be the eureka moment that defines our species’ far-future technology.
Word would travel of scientist Giovanni Aldini's electric reanimation experiments on dead criminals in 1803 to author Mary Shelley before the 1818 publish of her book Frankenstein. It was an instance of science informing fiction. In turn, Shelley's masterpiece would then inspire scientist Earl Bakken to develop the first wearable, battery-operated pacemaker. This is only…
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.