The photographer Johis Alarcón documented not just the indelible influence of African culture in Ecuador, but also how the descendants of enslaved women maintained their culture.
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A look at a century of New York photographs by The Times’s staff photographers.
Having documented Sami herders and the civil rights movement, and having just published a memoir, the photographer says his life’s work is far from complete.
Three journalists present a complicated exploration of the effects of remittances in the Central American town of Intipucá.
An exhibit of award-winning New York Times photography is in Australia for the first time. The images present us with an opportunity — if only we’ll engage.
As fashion week arrives, a look at young image makers offering a broader view of black lives, in all their diversity.
The season of the city’s streets belonging to us is coming to a close.
In California, water is precious. The state’s hidden pools are yet another reason to treasure it.
Having multiple partners can mean more pleasure, but it’s not always easy.
In a city known for samba, “nobody expects a black, poor woman to play the violin.”
It takes a crew of eight to maintain the 500 acres at Storm King Art Center, where art lives in the landscape.
Meet the Santas and Mrs. Clauses who live every day like it’s Christmas — even in July.
Photographers and astronomers were strung out across the Atacama Desert waiting for the sun to spread its coronal wings on their examining table.
A new award aims to shine a light on a gender imbalance in photography.
Nearly 30 years after the seminal documentary on ballroom culture, underground queer dance competitions are an international phenomenon.
The internet has become synonymous with stress itself. Is slime, that substance between liquid and solid, an antidote?
Peggy Noland has given a Toyota Corolla a pelt and slapped “buff Powerpuff Girls” on a pickup truck. Objects in mirror are as bitchin’ as they appear.
At a new cabaret, queens and L.G.B.T.Q. Arabs can party freely.
Before cellphones, Turkish “bird language” allowed farmers to communicate across long distances in the Pontic Mountains.
Rarámuri women in Chihuahua, Mexico, have made an indigenous style of dress a means of fighting assimilation.