A new book by author and photographer Larry Broutman highlights headstones, monuments and memorials at more than 30 area cemeteries.
There are 3,149 different types of plants in the Chicago region. A massive new book details every single one.
Picturing Howlin’ Wolf, Muddy Waters and More
His photographs captured a key moment in time. A new exhibition looks at the history and legacy of the Chicago blues through the lens of Raeburn “Ray” Flerlage.
She’s been photographing Chicago for nearly 70 years. Meet artist Barbara Crane.
Amanda Lucidon talks about finding candid moments in formal settings. In her new book, she gathers some of her favorite images of then-first lady Michelle Obama.
Lloyd DeGrane spent three years photographing homeless encampments in Chicago. He shares images and stories from the streets.
Northwestern photography professor Pamela Bannos joins us to discuss her new book “Vivian Maier: A Photographer’s Life and Afterlife.”
Two of the 24 professionals named 2017 MacArthur Foundation fellows are from Chicago. We speak with Dawoud Bey and Rami Nashashibi.
Curators and students at Columbia College Chicago have devised a way to get viewers to reimagine the meaning of a photograph.
A relatively small but significant trove of photographs by Vivian Maier has a new home at the University of Chicago Library.
Richard Cahan and Michael Williams spend a lot of time digging through old photos of Chicago, and together have created 14 stunning books. Take a look at their latest, “Chicago: Classic Photographs.”
You’ve heard Chicago described as the City of Big Shoulders and the City of Neighborhoods. Writer and photographer Larry Broutman offers yet another nickname: the City of Monuments. Learn why.
“Chicago’s Fabulous Fountains” details the history and curiosities behind some of the city’s aquatic art, from politically induced mischief to true crime stories.
Two years ago, Park Ridge resident Kentaro Yamada began work on a series of human interest portraits – with a twist: each would include a prized possession levitating before the subject’s eyes.