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.
Marching band is a team of its own.
Club Scum, a monthly party that embraces punk and drag, is a distillation of the fringe-friendly gay underground on the Eastside.
In taking portraits of the famous — Margaret Thatcher, Sean Connery and Rudolf Nureyev among them — she made them relax. In war zones she was unflinching.
Roy DeCarava famously turned Harlem into his canvas, but there is much more to see — and feel — in his new retrospective.
She immersed herself in the rougher precincts of American life for months at a time, portraying their denizens as noble but not necessarily heroic.
He captured masters at work and documented the creation of Land Art like Robert Smithson’s “Spiral Jetty.” For one book, he teamed with Fidel Castro.
Hugh Mackie represents a dying breed in the five boroughs: bikers.
Alvin Baltrop’s photographs of the abandoned Hudson River piers and the people who populated them in the 1970s and ’80s have been all but ignored. Until now.
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.