Category : News

Brazil, The Beautiful Game

Football is the most popular sport in Brazil and it was legend footballer Pelé, arguably the greatest footballer ever, who first talked about football as The Beautiful Game. Some may claim that it was Charles Miller, the son of an expatriate Scottish railway engineer, who first introduced football to Brazil, but according to the latest [...]

An American Odyssey

Once upon a time in America: Rediscovering the first color photographs of the New World From the Atlantic to the Pacific, the Rockies to the Tropic of Cancer, the North American landscape is as diverse as it is immense. Lakes as great as seas, forests towering to the sky, windswept plains, sweltering deserts, tumbling waterfalls, [...]

Rainbow Transit

South Africa will celebrate 20 years of Democracy since the ending of Apartheid this year. In the spring of 1994 Per-Anders Pettersson arrived in South Africa to cover the country’s first democratic elections. Nelson Mandela was to become its first black president; he had been free for four years and had toured the world like [...]

Delta Nigeria – The Rape of Paradise

George Osodi is an internationally acclaimed Nigerian photographer, who has spent over six years documenting his country, hoping to bring attention to not only the rest of the world, but the people of Nigeria, what is happening. A country still so rich in natural resources and beauty, but where many of its people have been [...]

Steve McCurry Untold

The Stories Behind the Photographs For the first time, the multi-award-winning photographer Steve McCurry has opened up his personal archive to the world, to create a landmark new book, Steve McCurry Untold: The Stories Behind the Photographs, published this September by Phaidon. For over 30 years, McCurry has not only kept every copy of the [...]

National Geographic: Around the world in 125 years

Exploring the globe since 1888. A journey through time with the world’s favourite magazine. In celebration of its 125th anniversary, National Geographic has given TASCHEN complete access to its archives to distil the journey of a lifetime into three oversized volumes featuring photographs – many unpublished – almost as rich, deep, and colourful as the [...]

“London in Pictures” exhibition by Nick Jackson

Award winning photographer Nick Jackson takes his debut exhibition “London in Pictures” to Putney Arts Theatre in October & November 2013. His work utilises High Dynamic Range (HDR) technology to create striking and unique images of the capital by day and night. You’ll be able to buy original canvases, calendars and Christmas cards so make [...]

Art & Place

Phaidon presents Art & Place, the first publication to chart site-specific art across North and South America. Art & Place presents the most exceptional examples of permanent site-specific art in the Americas, with over 500 artworks, it is the first in-depth and extensive look at major works that are specifically made for their location – [...]

The Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2013 exhibition

The Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2013 exhibition

Be astonished by new wildlife photos showing planet’s extraordinary diversity. A dugong surrounded by curious snorkelers, bedraggled lions in the Serengeti, and toads emerging from hibernation are among striking preview images released today from Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2013. Co-owned by the Natural History Museum and BBC Worldwide, the prestigious competition attracted almost 43,000 [...]

The Modern Explorers

Edited by Robin Hanbury-Tenison and Robert Twigger Exploration has never been more popular and any idea that there is nowhere left to explore is instantly disproved by the contemporary explorers who are showcased here. The explorers themselves wrote most of the accounts, and they all vividly describe challenging and extraordinary expeditions to some of the [...]