Ravaged

‘Across this Ravaged Land’ is a depressingly beautiful collection of African animal images by photographer Nick Brandt. As the title suggests these are not your classic animal beauty shots, even though they are stunning pictures. ‘Across this Ravaged land’ is more of a dire warning to humanity of the consequences of excessive poaching and environmental …

Terrain

Jackie Nickerson’s portraits of African farm workers are a fine example of how photojournalism has become more artful and large format in its presentation of life’s realities over the last twenty years. Her new series ‘Terrain’ takes things a stage further. Currently showing at the Jack Shainman Gallery on 20th and 10th street, the images …

Sidibe

I never thought I’d go to Marc Jacobs for books but the fashion designer has opened a bookstore on Bleecker, opposite Magnolia bakery. If you’re not too busy stuffing yourself with cupcakes, I recommend dropping in. It’s chock full of well-chosen design, art and photography books. It’s introduced me to a host of new names from …