Jim Powell

160 years of war photography: an audiovisual guide to the world's most powerful conflict images

In 1854, Roger Fenton showed a cannon-blasted field in the Crimean war. In 2001, Simon Norfolk shot sheep among the ruins in Afghanistan.

Hutterite life - in pictures

The Hutterites believe they will only get into heaven by living apart from society Jim Powell

The Rain Room at London's Barbican - audio slideshow

It's the last chance to see the critically acclaimed installation Rain Room by artists Random International, which closes at the Barbican in London this week. Here, the creators explain why their idea has been so popular Jim Powell Felix Clay

Jackson Pollock by Martha Holmes - picture of the day

A photographic highlight selected by the picture desk. Life magazine photographer Martha Holmes was born on this day in 1923. This set of portraits of Jackson Pollock was her most well known work and was used as the model for a US postage stamp. Bobbi Bur