Topic: California

Nicholas Albrecht
Photo Essay

Salton Sea: An Italian Photographer Documents a Surreal American Oasis

Italian photographer Nicholas Albrecht only expected to visit the Salton Sea for a few days, instead he stayed 10-months. His photographs document his personal experience of this isolated region in the Southern California desert.

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Stephen Wilkes
Photo Essay

Stephen Wilkes’ Incredible Cityscapes Span Day to Night

Photographer Stephen Wilkes creates unique and exhaustive images of major cities in his series, Day to Night, capturing the hustle and bustle of an entire day in a single photo.

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shuttle-endeavour
Photo Essay

Space Shuttle Endeavour Exclusive: A Timelapse of the Final Ride

350,000 photos shot over the course of 6 days reveal an exclusive look at the Shuttle Endeavour’s final journey through Los Angeles.

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Mary Ellen Mark
Photo Essay

Almost Human: Mary Ellen Mark’s Photos of Animals

A new show in Oaxaca, Mexico highlights Mark’s work in the animal kingdom.

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Photo Essay

Bridging Eras: Photographer Sam Comen’s Travels Through Lost Hills

Photographer Sam Comen wanted to find a new way to explore the American historical narrative, so he turned to the small town of Lost Hills, Calif. to illustrate the duality of the immigrant-American experience.

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APTOPIX Mideast Israel Palestinians
Closeup

Pictures of the Week: April 26 – May 3

From clashes in the West Bank and election preparations in Pakistan to the legalization of gay marriage in Colorado and battles against wildfires in California, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.

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Image: Winterland, February 1968
Photo Essay

Happy 70th Birthday, Jimi Hendrix: Photos of an Incendiary Talent

On what would have been his 70th birthday, LightBox pays tribute to the guitar wizard through photos made by another iconoclastic creative force, the rock and roll photographer Jim Marshall.

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© Robert Adams, courtesy Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco and Matthew Marks Gallery, New York
Out There

Robert Adams’ Retrospective Goes West

A new retrospective of the work of Robert Adams—the photographer famous for documenting the people and environment of the American West—will make its own westward journey when it comes to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art on March 11.

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Arthur Tress
Out There

California Dreaming In 1964: Arthur Tress’ San Francisco

Arthur Tress’ witty and absurdist street photography captures 1960s-era San Francisco as a place caught between Left and Right, old and new, real and surreal. The work is on view at the Fisher Family Gallery of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco from March 3 to June 3.

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Lise Sarfati Sloan #53
Out There

‘On Hollywood’ and ‘She’: New Work by Lise Sarfati

Since 2003, Lise Sarfati has been traveling across the United States, particularly on the west coast, photographing adolescents and women against the vernacular of the American landscape. Two exhibitions of her work are opening in Los Angeles.

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