“Everyone a Tourist”
By Jim Bassett
On Places, a slideshow of photographs of the Mayan ruins at Chichén Itzá, by Jim Bassett, contrasts the romantic tradition of travel photography with the realities of mass tourism.
By Belmont Freeman
On Places, Belmont Freeman argues it's time to grapple with the artistic and professional consequences — and ethical dilemmas — of today's ever more powerful digital rendering technologies.
Temple of the Vanities
By Thomas Jorion & Josh Wallaert
On Places, recent work by photographer Thomas Jorion, documenting defense towers, nuclear reactors, munitions depots and other 20th-century monuments to political and military hubris, now mostly abandoned.
Please Save Modernism from the Modern
By David Heymann
On Places, David Heymann makes the case for why the Folk Art Museum is a great modernist
building — and why the Museum of Modern Art should reverse its decision to tear it down.
By Peter Holzhauer & Aaron Rothman
On Places, a slideshow by photographer Peter Holzhauer, of his recent work on Los Angeles, curated by Aaron Rothman.