Out of the ashes came an unplanned, and unprecedented, project to help save the world’s species. The Photo Ark began in 2005 — with Joel Sartore as its proverbial Noah — and now lives as a database and traveling exhibition of 9,720 portraits to date.Read More
By age 15, Neil deGrasse Tyson had given his first public lecture on astronomy, and began attending the prestigious Bronx High School of Science. Gone were the days of standing on his apartment rooftop, desperately peering at the sky through his binoculars. He had gotten his first good look at the stars, and there was no turning back.Read More
Practiced for almost 4,000 years — and once known as “the sport of kings” — falconry is far from a hobby. It involves using a wild hawk, eagle or falcon to hunt, return prey back to its master, and then accept a return to captivity. Many consider it an art form, one that requires dedication, finesse, intricacy and skill, not to mention long hours.Read More
The first atrium in the Southampton Arts Center — home to a new exhibit from Shawn Heinrichs, “Light on Shadow” — is an ode to the photographer’s first love.
And the place that would break his heart.Read More
On a recent rainy morning, Dean Foster would have been happier if he were in the field planting potatoes.
His earliest memories are of the dirt — the dust, the grit, the smell, even the taste. He couldn’t get away from it, and he’s never wanted to.Read More