Topic: Typologies

Central African Republic
Photo Essay

Amid the Violence: Central African Republic’s Looted Storefronts

Jerome Delay’s images of looted Muslim-owned stores in Bangui, the country’s capital, provide an unsettlingly quiet look at the results of the ongoing conflict.

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Robert Crumb—Courtesy of Agence Littéraire Lora Fountain & Associates/Fantagraphics
The Backstory

R. Crumb’s Snapshots: Source Material of the Legendary Comic Artist

LightBox presents a series of unpublished photographs made by the inimitable, prolific and controversial cartoonist as source material for his drawings, a rough typology of traffic lights, power lines and other infrastructure used to fill in his bleak background reality of urban life.

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Image: Anonyme Skulpturen, book
Out There

The Bechers on Display at Paris Photo

Photographic duo Bernd and Hilla Becher created one of the most respected bodies of work in modern photography. An exhibition at Paris Photo this week highlights their career with photographs, books and printed ephemera.

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