When clarissa glenn’s husband, ben, was wrongly convicted on drug charges, she set out to prove that he was framed by a chicago police officer. even though she struggled to raise their sons alone, suffered from depression, and at times was unemployed, she kept at it—and her efforts started a chain of events that led to a mass exoneration. click the link in our bio to read about how chicago is reckoning with years of wrongful arrests. photograph by @zorajmurff for tny.
Stacey abrams made history last night by becoming the the first black woman to receive a major party’s nomination for governor. her path to this point has not been a traditional one. rather than court white moderates to win in georgia, a state that hasn’t had a democratic governor since 2003, she emphasized bringing new voters to the polls—particularly minority voters. click the link in our bio to read more. photograph by john bazemore/ap.
This week, the photographer @kelseyemc and the stylist @pandahandler—the image-making duo known as terrence caviar—are taking over our photo department's account to share images from "wardrobe snacks," their 2017 series of colorful laps. follow @newyorkerphoto to see more.
When alice mann visited schools in cape town to photograph their drum majorettes, the “drummies” were naturals before the camera. they even acted as self-appointed assistants in the staging of scenes. that playful complicity between the image-maker and her subjects is apparent in the entire series, but most so in an image of dernika williams, the youngest of the group. click the link in our bio to see more from “drummies.” photographs by @alicemannnn/institute.
You’ve probably seen the art of takashi murakami before, as it’s graced everything from skateboards to album covers—and recently, in moscow, it was even charbroiled onto a hamburger. now you can see his instantly recognizable otaku flowers here in new york, at the perrotin gallery, through june 17th. photograph by @landonnordeman for tny.