10 Most Iconic Photographs of the 20th Century From Around the World

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10 Most Iconic Photographs of the 20th Century From Around the World
The origins of photography, as we know it today, can be traced back to the late 1830s in France, when inventor Joseph Nicéphore Niépce captured the first ever permanent recorded image – a crude shot of the view from his studio’s window in France. The ground-breaking work paved the way for the tremendous development of […]
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New Book Collects ROA’s Black-and-White Creatures in Photographs from Around the World

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New Book Collects ROA’s Black-and-White Creatures in Photographs from Around the World
All photographs © ROA, shared with permission. Atlanta, Georgia, United States Those unable to experience the black-and-white murals of Belgian artist ROA (previously) in person can admire photographs of his works in the recently published Codex. Released by Lannoo Publishers, the 352-page book contains four chapters centered on Eurasia, Africa, America, and Oceania, regions where […]
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Facebook Settles 8-Year Case With Teacher Who Posted Courbet’s “Origin of the World”

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Facebook Settles 8-Year Case With Teacher Who Posted Courbet’s “Origin of the World”
Illustration by Hyperallergic After an eight-year legal battle full of twists and turns, Facebook agreed to settle a case with Frédéric Durand-Baïssas, a French kindergarten teacher who sued the company for suspending his account after he posted Gustave Courbet’s nude painting “L’Origine du monde” (“The Origin of the World,” 1866). The social media giant will […]
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