A Body of Evidence

New exhibition Burden of Proof at the Photographers’ Gallery looks at how photography became a fixture of forensics and aided the investigation of violent crime. Rick Poynor investigates

New survey reveals the death of social mobility in the arts and cultural sector

Panic!, a survey of working life in the cultural and creative industries by arts organisation Create in association with Goldsmiths, University of London, University of Sheffield, and LSE, reveals that the arts are now virtually a closed shop where most people are middle class. The survey comes at a crucial time for the arts sector, with further cuts to funding expected in the government’s spending review on November 25.

Dirty words on the NYC subway

Craig Ward’s latest project transforms bacteria found on the New York subway into strange and rather beautiful typography. Here, he explains how his experimental lettering project came about, despite some strange looks from fellow passengers.

CR December: the sport issue / Photography Annual

December’s Creative Review is a double issue – we look at how creativity is being applied to the world of sport, plus, turn the magazine over and you can enjoy 89 pages of the very best imagemaking in the Photography Annual 2015

CR Photography Annual Party 2015

To launch the CR Photography Annual 2015, our showcase of the finest commercial photography of the last year, we held a private view last night at the Design Museum in London, with this year’s Best in Book winners on show…

Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2015

David Stewart has won this year’s Taylor Wessing Portrait Prize by restaging his 2008 entry, a portrait of his daughter and her friends. Here are some of our other favourite works from this year’s prize…