Topic: birds

Yola Monakhov
Photo Essay

The Art of Authenticity: Yola Monakhov’s Tableaux

Turning the world itself into her studio, Monakhov’s series of beautifully ambiguous still lifes of wild birds capture something both vividly real and entirely manufactured.

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Todd Forsgren
In Progress

Ruffled Feathers: Recording Birds Caught in Nets

Todd Forsgren ruffles feathers every time he takes a picture. LightBox presents his series of ornithological photographs of birds caught in biologists’ mist nests.

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Roger Ballen
Out There

The Dark Side: Roger Ballen’s ‘Asylum’

A new exhibition at the Manchester Art Gallery showcases the photographer’s exploration of the most upsetting parts of the human psyche.

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Catherine Ledner for TIME
The Backstory

Behind the Cover: Animal Friendships

To shoot the cover photo for this week’s TIME story about animal friendships, photographer Catherine Ledner called on years of experience with cute critters.

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Owen Humphreys—PA/Landov
Man on the Wire

Murmurations: Spectacular Starlings Signal Winter Is On Its Way

Birds create phenomenal flocking and beautiful patterns in the sky at dusk.

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Jean-Luc Mylayne, Courtesy Gladstone Gallery, New York
Out There

Bird Watching with Jean-Luc Mylayne

Photographer Jean-Luc Mylayne has fixated for more than 30 years on a single subject: birds. Celebrated in this year’s Venice Biennale, Mylayne’s work retains an intense resonance. Matt Witcovsky, chair of the Department of Photography at the Art Institute of […]

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