three dancers dressed in festive blue costuming perform during carnival parade in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil during carnival
three dancers dressed in festive blue costuming perform during carnival parade in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil during carnival

Surreal Samba

During this year’s Carnival in Rio de Janeiro, members of Portela samba school perform at the Sapucaí Sambadrome.

Photo: Buda Mendes


PICTURE OF THE DAY

Against Grey Tristesse

Against Grey Tristesse This artwork is titled "Hunting Pollution" and comes from Italian artist Federico Massa, better known as

There’s nothing to see here.

There's nothing to see here. Thick fog envelops the Chinese metropolis of Changzhou. POTD 20181201 PICTURE OF THE DAY

Spike It

Spike It In the coastal city of Nha Trang, Vietnam, beach volleyball players appear to fly through the air

Masked Dancer

Pray For World Peace A masked dancer performs at a festival in Kathmandu, Nepal. The festival, held at a

Milky Way seen in Australia. Photograph: Bill Blair/Getty Images

Chair Lift Star Gazing

Chair Lift Stargazing A stunning view of the night sky was captured in Charlotte Pass, Australia. 

sculpture Grapes spiky cluster of wooden stools Qing Dynasty Ai Weiwei repurposed furniture

Wooden Memory

Wooden Memory Grapes, a spiky cluster of wooden stools from the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), is part of Ai Weiwei's

Whose Hopes Whose Fears Barbara Kruger Photo-manipulation Photography collage lettering slogan bold phrases

Barbara Kruger

Barbara Kruger Much of Kruger's work pairs found photographs with pithy and assertive text that challenges the viewer.

Two Buddies

Two Buddies David Tycho | Canada Two budding artists studying the work of Canadian indigenous artist Norval Morrisseau, at

Richard Mosse discontinued military infrared film technology camouflaged installations red magenta crimson lavender landscape forest photography Democratic Republic of Congo

Hunches & Bunches

Hunches & Bunches Richard Mosse employs a recently discontinued military film technology originally designed in World War II to

Shroud of the Somme

Shroud of the Somme Volunteers from the 1st Battalion of the Royal Anglians help to lay some of the

Berlin Christmas

Berlin Christmas Visitors walk along illuminated objects during the Christmas Garden event at a botanic garden in Berlin, Germany.

Swiss Sunrise

Swiss Sunrise In northern Switzerland, winter fog rolls over Wasserflue mountain. Photographer Christian Gehrig held the shutter open for

Digitally edited neon building shot in Tokyo at night.

Neon Future

Neon Future Fresh on the photography scene, Stefano Gardel has made a name for himself with his unique perspective.

Montain Morning

Mountain Morning A photographer prepares his camera at the top of Mount Daisen in Tottori Prefecture, Japan. Photographer Takashi

Light

Light Untitled (to the "innovator" of Wheeling Peachblow), Dan Flavin, 1966-68.  POTD 20190706 | Sculpture by Dan Flavin




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