Posts by Jessica Stewart

October 26, 2016

Striking Composite Photos Capture Airplanes Departing and Arriving at Airports Around the World

Two years ago architectural photographer Mike Kelley, long fascinated with aviation, decided to test a new concept—photographing airplanes taking off at LAX and compositing them into one image. When those initial images went viral, Kelley packed his bags and over the course of two years travelled 74,545 air miles in order to capture some of the most iconic airports around the globe, a project dubbed Airportraits.

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October 23, 2016

Street Artist Creates Crumbling Portraits on Abandoned Buildings to Reveal the Fragility of Beauty

Australian street artist Rone has torn himself away from the bigger, better, higher philosophy of modern day muralism for a new, intimate project that explores the fragility of beauty in crumbling interiors. Based in Melbourne, the artist, whose popularity has skyrocketed in recent years, returned home after a series of international large-scale murals and found himself thinking introspectively about concepts of abandoned space, aesthetics, and memory.

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October 19, 2016

1980s New York City Captured Through the Eyes of a Teenager

In 1982 and 1983, native New Yorker Ken Stein worked as a staff reporter for a community newspaper in the Bronx. Just 17 years old, he hit the gritty streets of 1980s New York to document the world around him. Through his work he managed to capture the spirit of a New York quite different than the one we currently know, one with an undertone of danger and edge that has transformed over the past few decades.

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