Meeting Richard Heeps

Burnt Etruscan reds, seductive saturated blues and bucolic ocean scenes, British artist, Richard Heeps’ cinematic portrayals of America prove the magic of unedited, lens-based photography. Heeps’ camera is not only his passport to explore, but a ticket to inner sanctums; reminding us that photography does more than merely document. Even amongst the cacophony of selfies and Instagram posts, Heeps’ works manage to inspire, seduce and transport us to unseen corners of the United States. Continue reading Meeting Richard Heeps

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Fashion Photographers Who Made History

Fashion photography originated in the years before the First World War, and developed from a small niche photography movement to a global business, with major centres in Paris, New York and Milan. The work from fashion photographers over the past century has provided a definitive answer to the question: is photography art From Edward Steichen to David Lachapelle, Artsper presents 10 iconic fashion photographers who … Continue reading Fashion Photographers Who Made History

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A short history of the selfie

No, the selfie wasn’t invented by millennials! Before the smartphone era, selfies were called self-portraits. And, just like selfies, self-portraits exasperated more than a few people (they even got on Baudelaire’s nerves). Travel back in time with Artsper, escape the modern-day selfie and discover it’s long history. Who took the first selfie ? The story of the first selfie is the object of much contention. In … Continue reading A short history of the selfie