See Why A-Listers Want William Abranowicz to Shoot Their Interiors

The photographer extraordinaire has captured the highly personal homes of such creative talents as Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi, John Derian, Robert Couturier and Martha Stewart.

by Pilar Viladas
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See Why A-Listers Want William Abranowicz to Shoot Their Interiors

10 Wonderful Under-the-Radar Fall Gallery Shows

We've rounded up some of the best and brightest exhibitions of the new season, in cities from London to Los Angeles, San Francisco to New York, and points in between.

by Meredith Mendelsohn
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10 Wonderful Under-the-Radar Fall Gallery Shows

A Finnish Photographer Finds Major Recognition and Still Hasn’t Sold Out

Pentti Sammallahti refuses to raise the relatively modest prices of his works and doesn't do editions. As a result, he remains largely unknown among the wider public.

by Paula Weideger
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A Finnish Photographer Finds Major Recognition and Still Hasn’t Sold Out

World’s Fair’s Fantastical Visions of Tomorrow Seen Today

For her Lost Utopias project, photographer Jade Doskow has traveled across North America and Europe to document the current state of futuristic architecture built for bygone world expos.

by Fred A. Bernstein
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World’s Fair’s Fantastical Visions of Tomorrow Seen Today

57 Photos That Forever Changed How We Look at Architecture

A new show at the Parrish Museum of Art, in Southampton, examines the ways in which photography and design both enhance and complicate each other.

by Ted Loos
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57 Photos That Forever Changed How We Look at Architecture

Behind the Scenes with the British Royal Family’s Photographer

Now exclusively available on 1stdibs, the work of Samir Hussein captivatingly captures the queen, princes and princesses at both work and play.

by Roslyn Sulcas
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Behind the Scenes with the British Royal Family’s Photographer

Art Shay, Who Photographed JFK and MLK, Is Back in the Spotlight

The lensman is reflecting on his storied career capturing the biggest events and icons of the 20th century.

by Stephanie Murg
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Art Shay, Who Photographed JFK and MLK, Is Back in the Spotlight

Our Annual Holiday Roundup of Sumptuous Design Books

When it comes to holiday gifts, it’s hard to go wrong with a beautiful and smart book — especially compared with a chunky sweater or a dreary gift certificate. You’d have to be pretty Scrooge-like indeed to turn up your nose at the following six volumes, which take the world of design seriously, but not too soberly. All demonstrate the magic that can happen when the elements of the physical world are arranged just so. Something transcendent occurs, and isn’t that what the holidays are all about?

by Ted Loos
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Our Annual Holiday Roundup of Sumptuous Design Books

Sex and Abstraction Converge in Paul Mpagi Sepuya’s Photography

Now on view in a group show at New York's New Museum, the Los Angeles–based artist's images both seduce and implicate the viewer.

by Hilarie M. Sheets
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Sex and Abstraction Converge in Paul Mpagi Sepuya’s Photography
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