Sony and the World Photography Organisation have announced the winners for its annual World Photography Awards for 2023. The program began 16 years ago as a way to celebrate photographers of all statures — from the youth level to seasoned professionals. Winners receive $25,000 USD, Sony digital imaging equipment and will have their work featured in the Sony World Photography Awards exhibition and book.
Sony Announces Winners of World Photography Awards 2023
Gagosian Is Now Representing American Artist Derrick Adams
Gagosian has announced the representation of American artist Derrick Adams. Globally celebrated for showcasing Black daily life through a vibrant and optimistic aesthetic, Adams has been tackling an array of projects as of late, from his first solo exhibition in Asia to launching his own namesake branch of editions.
Wilson Introduces First-Ever 3D-Printed Airless Basketball
Wilson has officially unveiled its 3D-printed airless basketball prototype, the first of its kind. The revolutionary design was first seen in the hands of Houston Rocketsforward KJ Martin for his second dunk in this year’s Slam Dunk Contest, showcasing the real-life functionality of the ball.
‘Avatar: The Way of Water’ Becomes Sixth Film in History to Pass $2 Billion USD at the Global Box Office
Six weeks following its release, James Cameron’s Avatar: The Way of Water has officially earned more than $2 billion USD at the global box office, according to Variety. The monumental milestone makes Avatar 2 the sixth film in history to pass $2 billion USD, following blockbuster hits including Avengers: Endgame, Avengers: Infinity War, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Titanic and Avatar.
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2Pac’s Stepfather Mutulu Shakur to Be Released From Prison After Over 35 Years
After spending more than 35 years behind bars, 2Pac’s stepfather Mutulu Shakur will be released from prison.
Per NBC News, Shakur had a release request granted by the U.S. Parole Commission in October, although the decision to let him out on parole was only made public on Thursday. Now 72 years old, Shakur was sentenced to 60 years for his involvement in the 1981 robbery of an armored truck that saw two police officers and a guard murdered.
Jacob & Co. Celebrates 50th Anniversary of ‘The Godfather’ With $500,000 USD Music Box Triple-Axis Tourbillon
Jacob & Co. has dropped a $500,000 USD music box tourbillonto mark the 50th Anniversary of Francis Ford Coppola’s The Godfather.