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Photographers Recast the Main Roles of Classical Masterpieces

Elizabeth Kleinveld and Epaul Julien recreate famous paintings but reassign the race and gender of the subjects in an attempt to address the rigidity of stereotypes

Ryan SparksPHOTOS, PHOTONOLA13

At the Mercy of the King Tides: Coastal Life On the Outer Islands of Yap

Justin Nobel draws parallels between coastal Louisiana and the Outer Islands of Yap in Micronesia, another place made vulnerable by rising water and provides a fascinating photo essay.

Ryan SparksPHOTOS, ART, WATER

Isle de Jean Charles Photographed by its Own Young Residents

Photographer and teacher Terri Garland visited the imperiled community of Isle de Jean Charles in Louisiana this past summer to teach young kids the tools and language of basic photography, then let them loose to shoot their own home landscape.  See what they thought was worth capturing.

Ryan SparksPHOTOS, ART, WATER

The Scars of Our Connections: Edward Burtynsky's 'Water'

Edward Burtynsky's latest exhibition of his large-scale photography, Water, offers an almost overwhelming view of our relationship with water: the ways we rely on it, use it, revere it, and demean it.  Jill Ensley responds.  

THE CHARACTER OF THE OAKS: PHOTO ESSAY BY JONATHAN JAHNKE

Jonathan Jahnke's unique panoramic reconstructions of New Orleans oak trees capture these natural icons in a dynamic stasis, providing us a chance to contemplate them like never before.