Colour Gradation On New York Time’s Front Page

During the lockdown, the artist Sho Shibuya found a way out of the anxiety-provoking news. The New York-based graphic designer decided to recycle each of the New York Times front pages to turn them into works of art through faded colour gradations. Continue reading »

In 1973, Teens Got Stoned In Front Of A Government Photographer

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Image: Marc St. Gil / National Archives

In the 1970s, the newly created Environmental Protection Agency commissioned nearly 100 photographers to document environmental issues around the country. Marc St. Gil was assigned to record images related to the water and air pollution crisis in the area around Houston, Texas. While photographing the Frio River and cedar woods near the town of Leakey in May 1973, St. Gil encountered a group of friendly teenagers, who allowed him to take pictures as they enjoyed the sun, water and a joint or three. Continue reading »