Amanda Rivkin

publications

Tearsheets from publications including The International Herald Tribune, The London Sunday Times Magazine, The New York Times, The New York Times Magazine, T: The New York Times Style Magazine, TIME + others.

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American Photography

Archivo Zine: Tomorrow Belongs To Me

Bag News Notes: Amanda Rivkin in Hungary - Toxic Red Sludge

CNN Photos: Bachelor Parties in Prague

e-politik.de: Germany's History Problem

EurasiaNet: Azerbaijan - Baku is Bulldozing its Past

Foreign Policy: Raging Against the Machine

Foreign Policy: Seven Questions - A Little KGB Training Goes A Long Way (Q+A with Oleg Kalugin)

Foreign Policy: The Second Age of Castro

Fortnight Journal: The Chicago Way

Fortnight Journal: Kitsch

Fortnight Journal: The K Word

Fortnight Journal: The Moment

Fortnight Journal: Shown Trial

Fortnight Journal: Slovensko

Madame Figaro: Bakou - avoir 20 ans au pays de l’or noir

National Geographic: At Five Years Old, BTC Pipeline Moves Oil, Culture

National Geographic Explorers: Amanda Rivkin Bio (Q+A)

National Geographic Explorers Journal: Explorer of the Week - Amanda Rivkin

NPR WBEZ Chicago: Economy Cuts Deep in Elkhart, Indiana

The New Inquiry: European Pie

The New Inquiry: Vaclav Havel, 1936-2011

The New York Times: A Focus on Toddlers

The New York Times: One Final Day in Office - Blagojevich

The New York Times Lens Blog: Pictured - A World At 7 Billion (A Dissident Remarries)

The New York Times Lens Blog: Turning Point - Images That Inspire

The Slovak Spectator: Spectacular Slovakia 2010 - magazine order form

The Slovak Spectator: A Lens On Modernity

Verve Photo: Amanda Rivkin

MARE(Germany)Vorherige Doppelseite Milliardär Ibrahim Ibrahimow (links) mit einem Mitarbeiter
  
MARE(Germany)Linke Seite Der schwarze Rolls-Royce ist das ständige Gefährt des Magnaten.  Oben Frühstück mit seiner Frau Walida Ibrahimli und seinem Sohn Hussein.
  
MARE(Germany)Linke Seite Besuch auf der Baustelle. Ibrahimow (Mitte) ist überzeugt von seinem gigantischen Bauprojekt. Oben Kleine Fische im Wasser. Das Kaspische Meer ist eine beliebte Spiel- wiese für die Oligarchen Mittelasiens.
     
  
LONG COURS(France)A l'aeroport Prague Ruzyne Lenka Yugay (a droite), de l'agence touristique Stag Prague, conduit un groupe venu de Rotterdam pour passer le week-end a feter l'enterrement de vie de garcon de leur ami Michael, 23 ans, dans la capitale tcheque rebaptisee
  
LONG COURS(France)Arrive dans une appartement du centre-ville, loue pour la week-end. Les garcons sont presses  de poser leurs valises pour celebrer les derniers moments de liberte du jeune fiance; Herman, William, et Jeffrey (de gauche a droite), tous ages de 23 ans. Apres avoir passe la journee a boire, la bande entame la soiree avec apetit, devorant un hot-dog avant de gagner la tres animee place Veneslaus; Sur la place principale, une autre stag party est donee en l'honneur du Britannique Lee Meynell, 28 ans, originaire de Middlesbrough.  Egalement appele
  
LONG COURS(France)William, Arnold, Roald, Sietse, Angelo, Michael (le fiance), Ronald et Jeffrey (de haut en bas et de gauche a droite) se
     
  
LONG COURS(France)Au Goldfinger strip club, place Venceslas, Michael, fouet en main, est encourage par son ami Arnold et par une strip-teaseuse; Au petit matin, Angelo se sent mal. Son ami Michael le reconforte. Il vit a Prague ses derniers moments de liberte. Le jeune Hollandais se marie dans quelques semains.
  
WELT AM SONNTAG(Germany)Das Hotel Istanbul im turkischen Kilis - 10 kilometer sind es von dem Ort bis zur Grenze zu Syrien, wo der Krieg tobt.
  
WELT AM SONNTAG(Germany)(At left, top to bottom) Helfer im eigenen Auftrag: Der Hollander Wijbe sammelt Spenden und bringt Decken und Lebensmittel uber die Grenze nach Aleppo; Aufbruch in den Krieg: Die Englander Ben und Patrick wollen nach Syrien; Einkauf: Wijbe vergleicht in einem turkischen Supermarkt die Preise.  (At right, top and middle) Wateraum: Ein Cafe in Kilis. Manchmal hort man das Grollen der Artillerie jenseits der Grenze bis hierhen.
     
  
WELT AM SONNTAG(Germany)(At left, top and bottom) So etwas wie Alltag: In Kilis, wo sich auch das grosste Lager fur syrische Fluchtlinge befindet, geht auch das normale Leben weiter; Kilis ist Anlaufpunkt fur viele, die nach Syrien wollen.  (At right, top) Kiliser Tristesse: Vor dem krieg hat sich hierhin kein Tourist verirrt.
  
INTERNATIONAL HERALD TRIBUNEA group of Cypriots, two civil engineers and two bank employees, at a cafe in Nicosia. Their jobs have been put on hold until Cypriots banks are allowed to reopen. “Crisis in Cyprus could be worse than anticipated,” p. 17March 27, 2013.
  
INTERNATIONAL HERALD TRIBUNEBank of Cyprus employees, some of them in tears, swarmed the Central Bank in Nicosia on Tuesday to demand the resignation of its chief. The country’s banks will remain closed until Thursday morning as many fear for their life savings and jobs.“European finance chiefs helped plant time bomb for Cyprus,” p. 19March 27, 2013.
     
  
THE NEW YORK TIMES MAGAZINEIbrahim Ibrahimov, left, with one of his deputees.
  
THE NEW YORK TIMES MAGAZINEKhazar Islands has started to sprout up in Baku.  The project is expected to house 800,000 residents.
  
THE NEW YORK TIMES MAGAZINEIbrahimov at breakfast with his wife, Valida Ibrahimli, at his son, Huseyn, 18, at their home just outside Baku.
     
  
INTERNATIONAL HERALD TRIBUNE(Top) Ibrahim Ibrahimov, one of the richest men in Azerbaijan and the developer of the Khazar Islands project, seated at breakfast between his wife, Valida Ibrahimli, and his son Huseyn.  (Bottom) Construction in progress last summer. The project is intended to provide housing for 800,000 people and hotel rooms for 200,000 or more.  (Credit: Amanda Rivkin/VII Mentor Program for The New York Times)
  
INTERNATIONAL HERALD TRIBUNEIbrahim Ibrahimov, right, on the site of the Khazar Islands project, which is to be finished by 2013.
  
ASIAN GEOGRAPHIC(Singapore)In the “crying ceremony” during the third-day ceremony of an Azerbaijani funeral, women sit separate from men and cry for the loss of the bereaved. Funerals in Azerbaijan are elaborate affairs, with ceremonies marking the third, seventh and 40th day after death as well as the one-year anniversary. The third-day ceremony is the biggest, with tents set up to accommodate the flow of visitors and food.
     
  
AMATEUR PHOTOGRAPHER(UK)(Top image) An old woman or babka walks down the Main Street early in the morning in Kosice, eastern Slovakia.
  
AMATEUR PHOTOGRAPHER(UK)Victims of the Ajka alumina sludge spill in Hungary in October 2010 return to the new beginnings homeless shelter.
  
T: THE NEW YORK TIMES STYLE MAGAZINE(USA)Shop girls: the Azeri elite attend the opening of the Emporium boutique in 2011.
     
  
FREELENS MAGAZIN(Germany)Amanda RivkinBTC-Öl-PipelineJunge Mädchen bekleiden sich passend für das Freitagsgebet, an dem sie in der Moschee der Altstadt von Baku teilneh- men wollen. Dieses Foto gehört in eine über Emphas.is finanzierte Reportage von Amanda Rivkin. Die Fotografin möchte damit die Veränderungen weiter dokumentieren, die sich durch den Bau der Baku-Tiblisi-Ceyhan-Öl-Pipeline für Aserbaidschan ergeben. Die Leitung spielt eine wichtige Rolle bei der Öff- nung des Landes gen Westen.Amanda Rivkin, kann von einer Basis in Aserbaidschan aus arbeiten. Sie wurde von der National Geographic Society für ein Nachwuchsstipendium ausgezeich- net. Ihre Fotos sind auch in »The Year in Pictures« von der New York Times und von Newsweek abgebildet.
  
TIME(International Edition)Ready for prime time? Azeri pop star Sabina Babayeva, right, will sing at Eurovision.
  
MADAME FIGARO(France)Symboles du boom petrolier, les Flame Towers et ces maisons proprettes deployees en bord de mer, sur la peninsule Absheron (page de gauche).  Au centre-ville ou les boutiques et le marbre sont rois, la misere de ceux qui sont laisses de cote de semble lointaine.  Ici
     
  
MADAME FIGARO(France)
  
THE NEW YORK TIMES(USA)Former Gov. Rod R. Blagojevich leaving the Dirksen Federal Building in Chicago on Monday after being convicted of 17 counts.  (Credit: Amanda Rivkin for The New York Times)
  
AMERICAN PHOTOGRAPHY 26Amanda Rivkinwww.amandarivkin.comamanda.rivkin@gmail.comFormer Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich prepares his impeachment speech at the Illinois State Capitol, January 29, 2009., Springfield, Illinois, for the article “Blagojevich’s Final Day,” January 2009.Publication: The New York TimesPhoto Editor: Corn Schmid, David Scull, and Gina PrivitereSchool: Georgetown University Graduate School of Foreign ServiceWriter: Monica DaveyAgency: Polaris ImagesClient: The New York TimesPublishing Company: The New York Times Co.
     
  
ILLINOIS: PAST AND PRESENTby Joanne MatternA trader on the floor of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange works a stock trade.  Chicago is an important financial center.  (Credit: Amanda Rivkin/Agence France Presse - Getty Images)
  
THE NEW YORK TIMES(USA)Getting By: Cubans have learned to improvise in their small enterprises, like this makeshift barber shop that has popped up outdoors on a street in Havana.  (Credit: Amanda Rivkin/Polaris)
  
THE NEW YORK TIMES(USA)
     
  
SPECTACULAR SLOVAKIA 2010 GUIDEa special publication of The Slovak Spectator(Slovakia)Bratislava City Section, Cover.Release Date: September 13, 2010
  
SPECTACULAR SLOVAKIA 2010 GUIDEa special publication of The Slovak Spectator(Slovakia)Bratislava City Section, pgs. 18-19.Release Date: September 13, 2010
  
SPECTACULAR SLOVAKIA 2010 GUIDEa special publication of The Slovak Spectator(Slovakia)Bratislava City Section, page 24.Release Date: September 13, 2010
     
  
SPECTACULAR SLOVAKIA 2010 GUIDEa special publication of The Slovak Spectator(Slovakia)Kosice City Section, pgs. 32-33.Release Date: September 13, 2010
  
SPECTACULAR SLOVAKIA 2010 GUIDEa special publication of The Slovak Spectator(Slovakia)Kosice CitySection, pgs. 34.Release Date: September 13, 2010
  
SPECTACULAR SLOVAKIA 2010 GUIDEa special publication of The Slovak Spectator(Slovakia)Kosice City Section, pgs. 36-37.Release Date: September 13, 2010
     
  
SPECTACULAR SLOVAKIA 2010 GUIDEa special publication of The Slovak Spectator(Slovakia)Banska Bystrica Region Section, pgs. 44-45.Release Date: September 13, 2010
  
SPECTACULAR SLOVAKIA 2010 GUIDEa special publication of The Slovak Spectator(Slovakia)Bratislava Region Section, pgs. 64-65.Release Date: September 13, 2010
  
SPECTACULAR SLOVAKIA 2010 GUIDEa special publication of The Slovak Spectator(Slovakia)Kosice Region Section, pgs. 74-75.Release Date: September 13, 2010
     
  
SPECTACULAR SLOVAKIA 2010 GUIDEa special publication of The Slovak Spectator(Slovakia)Kosice Region Section, pgs. 82-83.Release Date: September 13, 2010
  
SPECTACULAR SLOVAKIA 2010 GUIDEa special publication of The Slovak Spectator(Slovakia)Nitra Region Section, pgs. 86-87.Release Date: September 13, 2010
  
SPECTACULAR SLOVAKIA 2010 GUIDEa special publication of The Slovak Spectator(Slovakia)Nitra Region Section, pgs. 98-99.Release Date: September 13, 2010
     
  
SPECTACULAR SLOVAKIA 2010 GUIDEa special publication of The Slovak Spectator(Slovakia)Presov Region Section, pgs. 102-103.Release Date: September 13, 2010
  
SPECTACULAR SLOVAKIA 2010 GUIDEa special publication of The Slovak Spectator(Slovakia)Trencin Region Section, pgs. 128-129.Release Date: September 13, 2010
  
SPECTACULAR SLOVAKIA 2010 GUIDEa special publication of The Slovak Spectator(Slovakia)Trnava Region Section, pgs. 138-139.Release Date: September 13, 2010
     
  
SPECTACULAR SLOVAKIA 2010 GUIDEa special publication of The Slovak Spectator(Slovakia)Trnava Region Section, pgs. 144-145.Release Date: September 13, 2010
  
SPECTACULAR SLOVAKIA 2010 GUIDEa special publication of The Slovak Spectator(Slovakia)Zilina Region Section, pgs. 154-155.Release Date: September 13, 2010
  
SPECTACULAR SLOVAKIA 2010 GUIDEa special publication of The Slovak Spectator(Slovakia)Zilina Region Section, pgs. 156-157.Release Date: September 13, 2010
     
  
D DELLA DONNALA REPUBBLICA MAGAZINE (Italy)Aleksandar Hemon (top right)
  
NEWSWEEK (USA)April: A federal grand jury indicts Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich on corruption charges on April 2, after wiretaps reveal his intention to sell Obama's vacant Senate seat. (Credit: Amanda Rivkin/Polaris Images)
  
TIME OUT CHICAGO2009 EATING + DRINKING GUIDE (USA)SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE? You'd better, or you'll be the odd man out at Jedynka.  (Credit: Amanda Rivkin for Time Out Chicago)
     
  
COURRIER JAPON (Japan)Millennium Park.(Credit: Amanda Rivkin for Courrier Japon)
  
COURRIER JAPON (Japan)(Top and center) Zaha Hadid pavillion and entrance to modern wing at Art Institute Chicago.  (Credit: Amanda Rivkin for Courrier Japon)
  
LE MONDE (France)Le groupe francais M83 a beneficie du coup de coeur de Pitchfork.  (Credit: Amanda Rivkin/Polaris pour Le Monde)
     
  
THE NEW YORK TIMES (USA)(Top down) Carol Mrowka went to court when Chicago deemed her East Village neighborhood a landmark.  'It's a nice neighborhood,' she said. 'But this is not a landmark.'; Some residents say the East Village is not as significant as other city landmark districts.; Preservationists worry how a ruling will affect Chicago landmarks like the Cultural Center, Wrigley Field and the Carson, Pirie, Scott and Company building.  (Credit: Amanda Rivkin for The New York Times)
  
THE NEW YORK TIMES(USA)(Above the fold) Rod R. Blagojevich readying for the address he gave Thursday before Illinois legislators voted to oust him as governor.  (Credit: Amanda Rivkin for The New York Times)
  
THE NEW YORK TIMES (USA)(Top) On what turned out to be Rod R. Blagojevich's last dayas governor, he went through a range of moods, including gallows humor.  (Center and bottom) After his defense to state senators, Mr. Blagojevich flew home to Chicago, but not until he had retrieved his hairbrushes from the restroom adjacent to his office in Springfield.  (Credit: Amanda Rivkin for The New York Times)
     
  
THE NEW YORK TIMES (USA)(Above the fold) Gov. Rod R. Blagojevich of Illinois selected Roland W. Burris for the United States Senate.  (Credit: Amanda Rivkin for The New York Times)
  
THE NEW YORK TIMES (USA)(Top) Gov. Rod R. Blagojevich of Illinois on Tuesday after his announcement that he had selected Roland W. Burris for a Senate Seat; (Below) Roland W. Burris.  (Credit: Amanda Rivkin for The New York Times)
  
NEWSWEEK (USA)There's no way to know why he sees politics as he does.  But few seem surprised.  (Credit: Amanda Rivkin/Agence France Presse - Getty Images)
     
  
NEWSWEEK (USA)NEED FOR SPEED: Jindal tours flood-damaged Cedar Rapids, Iowa, shortly after Election Day.  (Credit: Amanda Rivkin/Polaris for Newsweek)
  
THE NEW YORK TIMES (USA)(Top) Jeremiah Taylor, 3, and Daisha White, 4, at an Educare Center in Chicago.  The center offers all-day care for children from 6 weeks to 5 years. (Lower) Keyoveun Williams, 3, at the center, which is financed by federal, state and local taxes and money from family foundations.  (Credit: Amanda Rivkin for The New York Times)
  
THE LONDON SUNDAY TIMES MAGAZINE (UK)Spectrum.  After two years on the road, Obama makes his victory speech at Grant Park in his home city of Chicago in front of 200,000 people - and sandwiched between bulletproof glass screens.  (Credit: Amanda Rivkin)
     
  
THE NEW YORK TIMES (USA)(Below the fold) With their father in the car, Sasha Obama, left, and Malia Obama arriving Thursday at school.  (Credit: Pool photograph by Amanda Rivkin)
  
NEWSWEEKSpecial Commemorative Issue: Obama's American Dream(USA)PRESIDENT-ELECT: Three days after his resounding victory, Obama held his first press conference in Chicago.  (Credit: Amanda Rivkin/Polaris for Newsweek)
  
PARIS MATCH (France)(Center) Mardi 4 novembre, Barack Obama a ete elu 44e president des Etats-Unis.  II prendra officiellement ses fonctions en janvier.  (Credit: Amanda Rivkin/Polaris Images)
     
  
LE MONDE (France)(Top)  Un trader a la Bourse de Chicago, jeudi 18 septembre, apres l'annonce du plan de sauvetage.  (Credit: Amanda Rivkin/Agence France Presse)Front page,
  
TIME OUT CHICAGO (USA)POLE DANCELeave your inhibitions back in River North, please.  (Credit: Amanda Rivkin for Time Out Chicago)
  
BBC FOCUS ON AFRICA (UK)Ethiopia adopted Christianity in the fourth century (left).  Preparations in Addis Ababa have been under way for months (lower right).  (Credit: Amanda Rivkin for BBC Focus on Africa)