An Arts.21 special on photography in the digital age. In a world of selfies, Instagram and Flickr, photographer Thomas Hoepker seems like an anachronism. But many of his images have become iconic.
Digitization has turned us all into photographers. But how have Instagram and selfie culture changed photography? Is it still art? Or has its power been lost?
A selfie of Miss Israel and Miss Iraq taken in Las Vegas and posted by both contestants on Instagram has unleashed a digital diplomatic debate. Intended as a message of peace for the Middle East, it has drawn criticism.
Quiet private shots from photo albums of yore are taking center stage at an exhibition in Berlin. In our age of image overload, the Museum of Things raises big questions about how we document our lives.
The silent movie era lasted just three and a half decades, giving way to the "talkies." Even so, many of those inaudible black and white classics, showing at the Silent Film Festival Bonn, have lost none of their appeal.
His bushy gray beard and determined look are his trademarks. Marx has long since morphed into an icon – and a marketable commodity! The image of the radical revolutionary can sell almost anything, from cars to pop music.
The 'material girl' turns 60: We take a look at Madonna's unique career, the many faces she's presented to the world, her wild, iconic stage outfits, her forays into acting and her charity work.
Migration is in focus at this year's Ruhrtriennale in western Germany. The experimental program with a premiere by a Syrian director is attractive, but Young Fathers' support of the BDS movement has caused rumblings.
What went on in Berlin in the 90s? An exhibition in the city's storied "Alte Münze" has the answers.
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