BY Sonia Edwards
on Jul 11, 2014
You may know Ramona Rosales by the playful celebrity portraits she takes, including her iconic cover shoot with Tina Fey for BUST back in 2004. But this summer, Rosales’s work takes a new, but no less vibrant, direction.
Head on down to the De Soto Gallery in Los Angeles, where you can view her new photo series Outside the Lines, on display now through August 24th.
This dreamy series may create the illusion of two dimensions, but it also ... Read More
BY BUST Magazine
on Jun 13, 2014
At the time of her death in 2009, Vivian Maier was known only as a lifelong nanny and secretive loner. Today, she is hailed as one of the most important photographers of the 20th century.
It's a miracle that street photographer Vivian Maier’s remarkable work ever saw the light of day. A career nanny who worked primarily in the affluent suburbs of Chicago for 40 years, starting in the 1950s, Maier took hundreds of thousands of pictures with her ... Read More
BY Amy Carlberg
on May 13, 2014
Skin: we're all wrapped up in it. But some of us have to consider it more often, and more seriously, than others. How would you feel if your skin bubbled and swelled wherever it was touched? Photographer Ariana Page Russell decided to make art out of it.
She has dermatographia, a condition which makes her skin hypersensitive. She's used this interesting feature of her body like a canvas, drawing on her skin and then photographing the designs the raised ... Read More
BY Mary Rockcastle
on Apr 17, 2014
Laurence Philomene describes her photos as a “pre-teen sleepover gone wrong,” but I still kind of wish I went to this party. The 20-year-old freelance photographer from Montreal explores gender and femininity in many of her groups of photographs, but “Sugar High” takes the cake!
The photographer was also inspired by fine artist Wolfgang Tillmans, particularly this quote:
"As soon as you represent something, it’s always a mediated, ... Read More
BY Melanie Mignucci
on Aug 01, 2013
I don’t know where you are, but here at BUST HQ, it’s a really poopy day: it’s rainy, windy and way colder than it should be for the first day of August. But even if it's sunny and 70 with a light breeze coming off the beach, these photos of quokkas will brighten up your day x 1,000:
The quokka, aka the world’s squee-inducing animal, is possibly the first Australian mammal glimpsed by Europeans. They were originally ... Read More
BY Tess Duncan
on Jul 29, 2013
We already relived our favorite parts of our big-ass BUST birthday party from last Thursday, but now we'd like to take a second and say THANK YOU GUYS SO MUCH. We couldn't have done it without all of our amazing performers, sponsors, and BUSTies who showed up to celebrate with us! We are so, so, so happy with the way the night went and we wish that night could have lasted forever and ever. The drinks, the music, the dancing, the photo booth, the stand-up, the ... Read More
BY Daisy Becerra
on May 24, 2013
Here’s one unusual animal pairing that’ll get your heart warming in no time. Little remains known about the story’s background, but the adorable photos tell it all: a mastiff adopted a baby chimpanzee as one of its own. Cue endless baby talk.
It’s unclear whether the baby chimp’s mother passed away or abandoned the newborn, but after a zoo caretaker took the chimp home and introduced it to the mastiff and her puppies, the ... Read More
BY Maggie Carr
on Feb 12, 2013
Last week's parties were an absolute blast! Our sexy V-Day crafting party at Babeland Soho was packed to the gills, and over 75 people danced, drank, crafted, and snacked the night away at our Love & Sex Issue release party at Bar Matchless.
Thanks again to DJ Ali, the crafty gals of Tatty Devine, and our sponsor Pretzel Crisps for providing us with a pretzel and dip bar to keep us going throughout the night.
We can't wait for the next par-tay...but in the ... Read More
Have you ever heard anyone sneer the annoying phrase “Take a picture, it’ll last longer?" Well, we’re pretty glad the ladies in the films featured in the exhibition “Women and Their Cameras” listened! Starting tomorrow, August 3rd, the Rubin Museum of Art in New York will be screening a series of iconic films that all feature various cool gals taking snapshots. The series kicks off with the 1978 thriller Eyes of Laura Mars, starring ... Read More
I’m a big vintage photo collector, so I was pretty jazzed when I found a whole basket of late 1930s photos hidden away at a local antique store. This particular bunch of images all appear to be from the same group of friends and family--snapshots from summers together between 1936 through 1938. While the hot days keep getting hotter, these photos are a perfect source of inspiration on how to look cute and still stay cool. They’re also an adorable glimpse into ... Read More