Toronto-based artist Charles Bierk paints large-scale photorealist portraits of his friends. See more of Bierk’s paintings below.
“Sometimes it’s good to revisit old contact sheets. You may discover overlooked snaps. It seems that some pictures get better when they age while others turn out to have a short shelf life. This is one of many photographs I’ve taken of Muhammad Ali, some of which are well-known, some unknown. This particular image is from 1966, while Ali was training for a fight in London. Honestly, I can’t recall much more than that, except that when Ali worked the speedball, he punished it.” — Photographer Thomas Hoepker
If you’re looking for a little something for your apartment, the world’s most famous photo agency, Magnum, is having a print sale right now until November 14th. Magnum photographers have dug deep into their personal archives to find previously unpublished images, and for $100 you can snag a signed museum quality print of any of them.
Take a look here: Magnum Photographers Print Sale.
Approximately 100 dogs were sent into the rubble of the September 11, 2001 attacks to search and recover victims trapped under the fallen structures. 10 years later, photographer Charlotte Dumas managed to track down 15 of the dogs still living, and captured them in a collection of portraits titled “Retrieved”. See more below.