A Penn Libraries exhibit melds Arthur Tress’s surreal photography with his voracious appetite for Japanese illustration.
In a pair of new books, on coral reefs and sperm whales, two impassioned ocean lovers offer contrasting visions of how to safeguard its splendors.
A pair of history profs teams up with Getty Images to create a public-facing, photography-oriented window into Black history.
Black Education Before Brown
Andrew Feiler W’84 documents the Rosenwald schools, which educated hundreds of thousands of African Americans in the Jim Crow South.
Facing the Refugee Crisis
Alumni couple’s Power of Faces project highlights refugees’ humanity.
Beyond the Binary
For 40 years, Mariette Pathy Allen GFA’65 has focused her camera on gender identity and expressions of gender. Through portraits of men who identified as crossdressers in the 1980s—and later, through photos of the transgender community and trans rights movement—she has shined a light on people who were often pushed to the margins of society. Some consider her the unofficial photographer of transgender life. But finding her place in the fine art world has been another story.
Mark Ayzenberg C’09 Won’t Quit His Day Job
Orthopedic surgeon Mark Ayzenberg C’09 can wield a Nikon camera with as much finesse as he can an arthroscope.