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Hitting the Mark…
Behind the scenes of the documentation department At “The Last Futurist Exhibition 0,10” in St. Petersburg in late 1915, an
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Happy 70th Birthday, akg-images!
Last autumn akg-images celebrated its 70th anniversary! To mark this milestone, we have delved behind the scenes at akg-images to
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Goya’s ‘The Disaster’s of War’
Goya’s The Disaster’s of War (Los Desastres de la Guerra), 1810-1820   Between 1810 and 1820, the Spanish painter and
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Guest Blog: Rustling in the Gauze – Nabokov and Fighting
Lillian Wilkie is an artist, educator and bookseller based in London. Her work incorporates photography, sculpture and installation with writing
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The tragic artist
125 years ago today, in the rented room in the Auberge Ravoux, Vincent van Gogh died of an infection caused
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Worshipping at the Altar
Earlier this month I was in Poland to attend the annual Cepic conference which this year was held in Warsaw.
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The Aloha Girls in their dressing room, New York –1938 © akg-images / George Mann
All the world’s a stage: George Mann
Back in 2009 through a mutual friend I got to know Dianne Woods. As well as being a successful commercial
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The colour of Paris: Peter Cornelius
In 1956, the photo industry introduced a brand new 35 mm colour film flexible enough to allow for colour manipulation
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A vintage take on “Better Call Saul”
“Better Call Saul” was always going to be somewhat of a risk: taking a relatively minor character from one of
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Everything’s Coming Up Roses
“Gypsy” is one of the great Broadway musicals and has at its centre one of the most horrifying and heartbreaking
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All those moments will be lost in time
“All those moments will be lost in time, like tears in the rain.” In December 2014, Ridley Scott’s “final cut”
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“If the eye sees it, take it.”
In a photograph, a young man stands on the beach at Termoli. It’s not long after the end of the
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Man bends iron rod using his teeth, 1925 © akg-images / Imagno
2015: Old images to brighten up a new year
In 2014 I experienced the deaths of more friends, colleagues and family members than I had ever had to deal
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Heavenly Scent – the art of choosing a perfume
Choosing a new perfume is a serious business – I should know as I have just decided on a new
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Making a connection – through the lens of an amateur photographer
I can still get excited about photos even after spending most of my professional life looking at them! Recently we
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