Philippe Decelle’s Plasticarium – Vacheron Costantin

November 16, 20162:32 pm
Belgian artist and engineer Philippe Decelle’s ‘Plasticarium’ is a collection of over 1000 plastic objects that he has been collecting for over three decades. Born out of a fascination for the plastic-heavy industrial design of the 1960s, the collection houses items dating from the years 1960-1973, from the iconic to the functional to the bizarre.…

Popular Mechanics — Inside the Koch Brothers’ Industrial Empire

October 22, 20154:09 am
From a toilet paper factory in the bayous of Louisiana to a biodiesel plant surrounded by corn fields in Nebraska, I got a firsthand look inside one of America’s biggest and most controversial corporations.

Speaking at the Apple Store in SoHo

June 22, 20156:31 am
This evening I’ll be speaking about my work at the Apple Store in SoHo. It’s part of a lecture series sponsored by the New York Chapter of American Photographic Artists (APA|NY). I’ll start by telling the story of how I used my friend’s portfolio to get into a prestigious art school, even though I had…

Aziz Ansari for The Guardian

June 9, 20156:51 am
A few weeks ago I photographed Aziz Ansari and it was published yesterday on the cover of G2, The Guardian’s daily features supplement. The article references Aziz’s new book on Modern Romance and I was restricted to a dark sound stage without the possibility of bringing props, so my solution had to be quick and simple. I decided that I’d ask him to…

The 40th Anniversary of the Fall of Saigon

May 4, 20158:42 am
Last Thursday was the 40th anniversary of the fall of Saigon, a turning point that marked the end of the war in Vietnam. In anticipation of this milestone, The New York Times featured the Vietnam story on the Lens blog. Today it’s on page 2 of The International New York Times. I’ve posted the two different versions…