Images of the 15 tallest statues in the world as of today, plus five bonus photos of some more famous—if smaller—colossal monuments
Images of the giants in Royal de Luxe performances over the years, from England, Mexico, Germany, Chile, and France
A sample of some of the amazing works of wearable art shown over the past few years at the WOW international design competition in Wellington, New Zealand
A collection of images of Aretha Franklin’s incredible life of performance, spanning the past five decades.
Topped by an enormous dome of overlapping geometric lattices, the new Louvre Abu Dhabi Museum will open to the public this weekend.
The 57th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia, held in locations throughout Venice, Italy, opened to the public on May 13.
Roger Steffens’ photographs of his wife, son, and daughter during the Electric Kool-Aid era
Images of an endangered American West
Images of the pets, working animals, and wildlife that have become victims, evacuees, rescuers, and comforters after California’s deadliest and most destructive wildfire
A fireworks festival in Burma, political turmoil in Sri Lanka, starlings over Rome, an Allosaurus in Paris, wintry scenes in northern China, and much more
Chinese developers have opened a series of new tourist attractions in some very lofty places. Glass-bottomed bridges, cliffside walkways, observation decks, and more
The total number of smartphone users worldwide will reach an estimated 3 billion this year—here’s a look at the visual landscape.