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The Former Steel Town of Consett: Couple Crossing Railway Lines. Consett, England. 1975. "In the 1960s and '70s, Northern England faced great hardships of poverty and unemployment, as manufacturin (...)
Merlyn. Otis, Colorado, USA. 2011. "On and after September 11, 2001, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) deployed close to a hundred search dogs along with their handlers–from a networ (...)
Tyler Mitchell Untitled (Twins). Brooklyn, USA. 2016. "This image was shot in the Flatbush area of Brooklyn. I set out with an image in my head of black masculine freedom emanating from the pictures. And specifi (...)
Nan Goldin Drugs on the Rug. New York City, USA. 2016. "I was addicted to OxyContin for four years. I overdosed but I came back. I decided to make the personal political. I've started a group called P.A.I.N. (...)
Larry Sultan Meander, Corte Madera. From the series, "Homeland." California, USA. 2006. "For the past two years, I have been hiring day laborers as actors in the landscape photographs I make on the outski (...)
Ethan James Green Three Boys in Maheshwar. India. 2018. "I started a series documenting men's style around the world, and my first stop was India. This portrait was taken in the temple square in Maheshwar, busy dur (...)
Duane Michals N YOU W . 2018. "I once knew, A cross-eyed crossing guard who, Had no way of knowing, Traffic's coming or going, He ran out of luck, When hit by a truck, And over a bus he flew!" - (...)
Catherine Opie From Here to There. 2009. "In 2009, I went on a 10-day journey from the Port of Busan, South Korea, to the Port of Long Beach, California, on a Hanjin container ship. The ship was perhaps the most (...)
Steve McCurry Procession of nuns. Yangon, Myanmar. 1994. “I asked a group of Buddhist nuns if I could follow them as they carried their alms bowls during their rounds through the streets of Yangon, Myanmar. The (...)
Robert Capa © International Center of Photography American soldiers landing on Omaha Beach, D-Day. Normandy, France. June 6, 1944. “The water was cold, and the beach still more than a hundred yards away. The bullets tore holes in the water around (...)
Harry Gruyaert Crossing in the Ginza district. Tokyo, Japan. 1996. “Since my first trip to Tokyo in 1996, I have always been fascinated by Japan; it’s so different from China or Korea. The attitude of the people (...)
Matt Black Riders near Cherry Creek, South Dakota, USA. 2016. “Temperatures dip into the negative 50s as riders from the Standing Rock, Cheyenne River and Pine Ridge reservations cross the Dakotas each Dece (...)
Bruno Barbey Hands, a symbol of good luck, on a wall in Essaouira, Morocco. 1985. This image was on the cover of the National Geographic centenary issue in July 1988, as well as on the cover of Maroc (2003), wh (...)
Bruce Davidson Back seat of a car. From the series, “Brooklyn Gang.” New York City, USA. 1959. "You’re looking at Lefty and his girlfriend, members of a Brooklyn gang who referred to themselves as ‘The Jokers,’ (...)
Martin Parr Ferry between Helsinki and Stockholm. 1991. “In the early 80s, I was teaching in Helsinki and would often go to Stockholm for the weekend on the ferry. This would involve buying cheap alcohol and (...)
Rene Burri The Ministry of Health building, designed by architect Lúcio Costa's team, including Oscar Niemeyer. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 1960. “Go and discover for yourself, because the fantastic thing about (...)
David Alan Harvey Rapa das Bestas (Capture of the Beasts). Galicia, Spain. 1977. “In the scrub, brush and rocky hillsides of Galicia, Spain, these horses are gathered annually to have their manes cut so that they (...)
David Hurn The Beatles in EMI Recording Studios, later renamed Abbey Road Studios. London, England. 1964. “In 1964, I was asked by a friend, who was about to direct the first Beatles film A Hard Day’s Night (...)
Christopher Anderson Charles de Gaulle Airport. France. 2018. “I crossed the Sahara desert on a dump truck with migrants; I tried to cross the Caribbean with 44 Haitians who were trying to make it to America (we sank) (...)
Elliott Erwitt Third Avenue El. New York, USA. 1955. “In the early 50s, the boy could have a private view of Manhattan from the elevated Third Ave El train for only a dime. With the passage of time, the fare (...)
Carolyn Drake “I made this picture in 2016, on the north arm of the Great Salt Lake in Utah. This part of the lake stopped receiving fresh water over 50 years ago, when the Southern Pacific Railroad built a caus (...)
Guy Le Querrec Horse race on the Kernic Bay. Plouescat, Brittany, France. Sunday, August 5, 1973. “Small homage, with a wink toward Jacques Tati. Even if you look attentively at this photo, taken on Sunday, Aug (...)
George Rodger Line of Bari women. Sudan, Africa. 1954. ""Their itinerary was unplanned; Rodger's aim was to find settlements remote from colonial ‘civilization.’ It was in southern Sudan that he came closest to (...)
Mark Power Harlan, Kentucky, USA. December, 2015. “Harlan was once a thriving coal-mining town, but pit closures began in the 1950s, accompanied by a steady decline in the population. It became a target f (...)
Chien-Chi Chang A newly arrived immigrant eats noodles on a fire escape. New York City, USA. 1998. “Humans need to hold hope in their hands. This man was willing to live in poverty in hope of prosperity, to sacri (...)
Alex Webb Tijuana, Mexico. 1995. “I’ve long been fascinated by the transience and paradoxes of the U.S.-Mexico border. Between 1975 and 2001, I crossed the border numerous times, photographing this unique r (...)
Eve Arnold Horse training for the militia. Mongolia. 1979. “In 1979, [Eve Arnold] took two three-month trips to [China], crisscrossing her way through 40,000 miles and capturing extraordinary slices of daily (...)
Gilles Peress Evacuation of Sephardic Jews from Sarajevo. 1993. “Since the fall of the Berlin Wall, rather than ‘The End of History’ as described by Francis Fukuyama, we find ourselves in an historical period w (...)
Trent Parke Cockatoo in the backyard of my childhood home. Newcastle, N.S.W., Australia. 2011. “I took my first photograph in the backyard of my childhood home when I was around 13-years-old. I had no idea at (...)
Thomas Dworzak Memorial for a dead Russian soldier. Republic of Dagestan, Russia. July 2000. “According to legend, when God created the world he had a grain of pepper for every nation in his palm. Passing over (...)
Tim Hetherington Greenville, Liberia. September 2005. “September 2005, near the port of Greenville: A fisherman sails past one of the many shipwrecks scattered along Liberia’s coastline. The ship was abandoned in (...)
Werner Bischof New York City, USA. 1953. “Werner Bischof traveled on the luxury steamboat Liberté from Le Havre, France, to North America via Southampton in Great Britain. He arrived on September 14, 1953 in (...)
Stuart Franklin Fish and chips. Manchester, England. 1986. “This photograph was taken in a housing estate in Moss Side, just south of inner city Manchester, England. I had been commissioned to document the chall (...)
Larry Towell Mennonite Farmland. Chihuahua, Mexico. 1997. “The story of the Mennonites is a story of migration. The Old Colony migrated to Canada in the late 19th century after fleeing persecution in Europe, a (...)
David Seymour Pablo Picasso in front of his painting, “Guernica.” Paris, France. 1937. “Picasso exemplified the rule-breaking, boundary-crossing spirit of 20th century art. He knew the traditions of figurative (...)
Antoine d’ Agata Vilnius, Lithuania. 2004. “Strolling back and forth in a world where commodities are the ultimate reality, crisscrossing at the rhythm of unexpected events and imperatives related to the urgency (...)
Patrick Zachmann Cambodia. 2002. “I took this picture in Cambodia, between Battambang and Phnom Penh, while I was working on the story, ‘Southeast Asia by Train’ for a special issue of Time Asia Magazine. I rode (...)
Sohrab Hura “The higher he climbed up the branches the more he turned into the tree himself. The grand old tree, the last remaining vestige of what was once a sea of trees surrounding the village, would bring (...)
Diana Markosian Over the Rainbow. Cuba. 2018. “The street is silent. It leaves room for the sound of the rain beating down on the ground. I am in the outskirts of Havana, in a neighborhood so far away most don't (...)
Cristina de Middel Itakiti. From the series, “This is What Hatred Did.” 2014. “My Life in the Bush of Ghosts (1954), by Amos Tutuola, is about the nightmare of a child who is lost in a jungle full of ghosts and spir (...)
Susan Meiselas From the series “Volunteers of America.” Fifth Avenue, New York City, USA. 1977. “In 1977, I followed the men who performed as Santa Claus to raise funds for the Volunteers of America. They were (...)
Hiroji Kubota Herding Ducks. Nanchang, Jiangxi, China. 1983. “Ducks are kept throughout the Chinese countryside. Duck farming flourishes in the district around Nanchang, near Poyang Lake. In those days of the (...)
Mikhael Subotzky Macio and Westpoint. Hout Bay, Cape Town, South Africa. 2005. “One of my all time favorite lines in a song is, ‘you know my love goes with you as your love stays with me, it's just the way it cha (...)
Cornell Capa © International Center of Photography Young woman being shot out of a cannon as a human cannonball at a circus. Texas, USA. 1947. "I have been interested in photographing the everyday life of my fellow humans and the commonplace spec (...)
Jim Goldberg Dave Making Muscles for Heather. From the series, “Raised by Wolves.” Hollywood, California. 1988. “I met Tweeky Dave on the streets of Hollywood in 1988 when I began working on ‘Raised by Wolves (...)
Herbert List Attica, Greece. 1937. “Two tables seemingly leaning against each other, like a couple in love looking out onto the open sea. The symbolic couple fascinated List. It was code for something that Li (...)
Alec Soth Del Rio, Texas, USA. 2011. “‘A fissured, empty, almost lunar landscape–seen from a bird’s-eye view. The camera hovers over it.’ So begins Sam Shepard’s script for one of my all-time favorite films (...)
Emin Özmen Suruç, Turkey. September 2014. “Like every other day over the weeks before, Syrian refugees wait near the Turkish-Syrian border, while their families remain in Kobanî. In September 2014, ISIS bega (...)
Rafal Milach Sonar. From the series, “Marine Acoustics Lab.” Institute of Oceanology of the Polish Academy of Sciences, Sopot, Poland. May 16, 2017. “The mapping of the Baltic seabed takes place with no use of (...)
Carl De Keyzer Paektu Mountain, Ryanggang Province, North Korea. September 18, 2015. “The Paektu Mountain is one of the most sacred places in the DPRK. It's also called 'the sacred mountain of the revolution.’ M (...)
Ian Berry Back-to-back houses built for colliery workers at a time when the mines were thriving and almost all the men in the village worked in them. Ashington, Northumberland, Great Britain. 1974. “I was (...)
Ernest Cole A segregated bridge at Pretoria railway station. Pretoria, South Africa. Circa mid-1960s. “The infectious spread of apartheid into the smallest detail of daily living has made South Africa a land (...)
Marilyn Silverstone Traffic on the river. Ettumanoor, Kerala, India. 1959. “While on assignment in Ettumanoor, India, Marilyn explored how the local people made their livelihood: in the fields, on the river, and so (...)
Chris Steele-Perkins Jordan. 1990. “This picture was taken following the start of the Gulf War, in the Sha-Allah One Camp. Refugees from Iraq are in the desert, bordering Iraq and Jordan. We see them engulfed in a san (...)
Nikos Economopoulos A Somali refugee in a Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders) camp. Yemen. 1992. “Journeys are sometimes fueled by hope as well as despair. They necessitate looking forward no matter wh (...)
Inge Morath The poet Joseph Brodsky on the roof of the Peter and Paul Fortress, a former prison. Leningrad, Russia. 1967. “Two days later we meet again; Brodsky insists we see more of his beloved city. We cl (...)
Lua Ribeira Dinah dancing at home. London, England. 2015. “This image is part of ‘Noises in the Blood’ (2015-17), a series that explores Jamaican dancehall culture in the United Kingdom, by focusing particul (...)
Gregory Halpern Untitled. Buffalo, New York, USA. 2015. “I made this picture not far from where I grew up, in Buffalo, New York. I suppose the pictures that generally sustain my interest are the ones that have s (...)
Enri Canaj Girl in the park. Athens, Greece. 2011. “Ending up in the same place, but feeling it’s a new one … There is something new, we don’t know it, but it knows us, it comes toward us. It might be luck, (...)
Olivia Arthur Mumbai, India. 2016. “I photographed Nikhil for my project ‘In Private, Bombay,’ an exploration of privacy, sexuality and the changing atmosphere in the city of Mumbai. It was the second time (...)
A. Abbas A bull’s head after slaughter, a hungry dog, a hat on a pole. San Agustín Oapan, Guerrero, Mexico. 1983. “After two years of convulsion, I could well see that the waves of the Islamic revolution (...)
Jonas Bendiksen People waiting for the morning bus in the freezing Siberian winter. Birobidzhan, Russia. 1999. “I made this image during my nine-month stay in the small town of Birobidzhan in the late ’90s. This (...)
Erich Hartmann Laser light "writing" on wall of empty room. New York City, USA. 1977. “Erich saw pictures everywhere; he was never without a camera and was always experimenting with what the camera and light co (...)
Leonard Freed Youth in park. West Berlin, Germany. 1965. “We were in the Tiergarten park, my parents and I, there were all these people just hanging out in there: couples kissing, mixing, joking around. Berlin (...)
Peter van Agtmael A flower seller. Srinagar, Kashmir, India. 2018. “Sometimes photography gives you no time to think. That can be a relief, and an escape. Other times it’s more meditative. The slow crossing of this (...)
Wayne Miller A drive-in theater between Flora and the village of Louisville. Illinois, USA. 1960. "Wayne's camera appears to be inexhaustible as it goes from life to life–abruptly leaving one door to arrive a (...)
Paul Fusco Cesar Chavez. California, USA. 1966. "‘Across the San Joaquin Valley, across California, across the entire nation, wherever there are injustices against men and women and children who work in the (...)
Sim Chi Yin From the series, "Shifting Sands." Malaysia. 2017. “Windblown or washed up over millennia, sand is ubiquitous. Whether inside an hourglass or as an idiom, it often refers to the passage of time. I (...)
Peter Marlow Geneva, Switzerland. November 19, 1985. “A summit meeting between Ronald Reagan, President of the USA, and Mikhail Gorbachev, Secretary of the Communist Party of the USSR–this was the first time (...)
Burt Glinn Hyde Park Corner. London, England. 1964. “Burt was a member of the Reform Club, a fine dining and residential private club on London’s Pall Mall. Staying at the club was like being in a time mach (...)
Raghu Rai Among the deities. Hooghly, Kolkata. 1990. “After Goddess Durga's Visarjan (Immersion) in the Ganga, when the celebrations are over, some of these statues­–half damaged and yet looking strangely (...)
Moises Saman Cairo, Egypt. January 2013. “I took this photograph around the corner from my old apartment in Cairo. It was 2013, during the second anniversary of the Revolution, and the area around Tahrir Squa (...)
Constantine Manos Woman on a dock. Heraklion, Crete, Greece. 1962. “For those of us who know and love Greece, this picture tells a familiar tale of crossing great bodies of water in search of a better life. In 1962 (...)
Jean Gaumy Normandy, France. 1981. “As he reached the snowy shore, the only thing he could do now was to walk along the edge of the gray waters. He was at a crossroads of time, like the characters in Cormac (...)
Newsha Tavakolian Iran. 2016. “An empty building on a hill and abandoned boats are all that remain at Rahmanlu Port in Ajab Shir County, in East Azerbaijan province. Historically, Rahmanlu was a popular resort not (...)
Lindokuhle Sobekwa Thokoza, outskirts of Johannesburg. South Africa. 2016. “Growing up I was constantly moving around. On the day this photo was taken, what I had called home for some time burnt to ashes. Our lives (...)
Gueorgui Pinkhassov “The polarity of a window glass Lends the possibility of seeing both ways. The reflection yields to observation, which bears the rest But what is the starting point? The birth of matter, (...)
Cristina Garcia Rodero Kumbha Mela sacred festival. Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India. 2007. “The ritual bathing during the celebration of the Kumbha Mela in Allahabad takes place at the ‘Triveni Sangam,’ the crossing of (...)
Eli Reed Aretha Franklin at the Lincoln Memorial. Washington D.C., USA. January 17, 1993. “I was in Washington for Bill Clinton’s inauguration in 1993, when I met Aretha for the second time. (I had met her (...)
Lorenzo Meloni A view of the Mediterranean Sea from a SASEMAR search and rescue helicopter. Spain. August 2018. “Thus far in 2018, more than 1500 people have died in the Mediterranean Sea trying to reach anoth (...)
Dennis Stock New York City, USA. 1950. "I have been privileged to view much of life through my cameras, making the journey an enlightened experience. My emphasis has mainly been on affirmative reactions to hu (...)
Jérôme Sessini Border of Tunisia and Libya. Ras Ajdir, Tunisia. February 26, 2011. “Workers, mostly Egyptians and Tunisians, are fleeing Libya as the war has started. A crossing that precipitates uncertainty: T (...)
Thomas Hoepker Two boys in rural Portugal. 1964. “I have always considered myself a photojournalist, a journalist who communicates ideas, observations, and opinions through photographs. As such, I often wander b (...)
Jacob Aue Sobol Bangkok, Thailand. 2008. “I go outside to photograph, 10 hours a day for three months. I know no one in the city. It becomes a project about the passing encounters I have with people on these long (...)
Micha Bar-Am Tzrifin. Israel. 1973. “Sarafand was a British Army base during World War II and became a major complex for the Israeli Defense Forces in 1948. It included Bahad 12, which was the main training c (...)
Bieke Depoorter From the series, “Agata.” Paris, France. 2017. “October 2017: I wandered around at night in Paris, looking for someone I might feel drawn to and inspired by, someone that could help me translate (...)
Alessandra Sanguinetti Belinda de Gaucho. Buenos Aires, Argentina. 1998. “Back in 1998 when I started taking pictures of Belinda and Guillermina, I asked Belinda what she thought she would have been like had she been (...)
Paolo Pellegrin Playing football in an empty swimming pool on a hill surrounding Kabul. Afghanistan. June 2006. “I see photography as a bridge between subject and viewer. Like an extended hand, or the beginning (...)