Altered Landscapes Issue 03
It’s been nearly 60 years since the publication of Silent Spring, Rachel Carson’s seminal book warning the American public about the harmful environmental effects of synthetic pesticides. In that time, humans have transformed Earth’s natural landscape so dramatically that as many as one million plant and animal species are now at risk of extinction. Storyboard no. 03, “Altered Landscapes,” examines transformation–whether environmental, familial, architectural, or social–as a way to better understand our place in the world.
A Son Reckons with His Father’s Past Lives
Photographer Mark Clowney reflects on the legacy left by his father, and the connections between the photography of father and son.
With Earth Day behind us, our articles this week reflect on the different ways artists and organizations illuminate just how severely we've damaged the planet.
Inside the Northside studio of legendary sculptor Thaddeus Mosley.
Sarah Rafson discusses influential Italo-Brazilian architect Lina Bo Bardi’s life and work through the lens of architecture’s enduring gender disparities.
Both a plea and a polemic, this powerful essay revises how we think about Black art and artists.
Nina Simone and the Blurred Line Between Public and Private Life
Niela Orr explores Charles "Teenie" Harris's double exposure of Nina Simone, one of the more arresting images the photographer captured during his decades long career.