1. Alec Soth – Summer Nights at the Dollar Tree


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    Alec Soth encountered Robert Adams’s 1985 monograph Summer Nights as a young photographer, and the book was, in his words, a “gateway drug” to the “harder stuff” in Adams’s…

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    • John Berger: Understanding a Photograph – Part 1 / 4


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      "Understanding a Photograph" by John Berger is available online here: http://bit.ly/1vn427Y In conjunction with the release of John Berger's collected writings on photography, Understanding…

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      • Alex Webb's "La Calle" Gives Voice to Mexico's Streets


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        When photographer Alex Webb first visited Mexico in 1975, he was immediately captivated by the intense light, color, and energy of its streets. Over the next few decades, he would return numerous…

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        • Artist Talk: Sandy Kim


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          On Tuesday, February 4, 2014, Aperture Foundation, in collaboration with the Department of Photography at Parsons the New School for Design, presented a talk with artist Sandy Kim. A self-identified…

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          • Emmet Gowin: A Life in Photography, Part 1 / 4


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            Emmet Gowin's self-titled publication is available online here: http://bit.ly/1zAWEEa

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            • Flamenco performance by Pastora Galván


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              Pastora Galván, an important new figure in flamenco dance, performed at the exhibition's opening of No Singing Allowed: Flamenco and Photography, at Aperture Gallery, on February 4,…

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              • "Eyes on the Street" : Street Photography in the Twenty-First Century, Part 1


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                On Saturday, May 10, 2014, Aperture hosted a panel discussion addressing street photography in the twenty-first century, featuring Philip-Lorca diCorcia, James Nares, and Katherine A. Bussard. The…

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                • Mexican Portraits: A Presentation by Pablo Ortiz Monasterio


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                  Tuesday, May 7, 2013, Aperture presented a talk and book signing with Mexican Portraits photographer and editor Pablo Ortiz Monasterio. Mexican Portraits, co-published by Aperture and Fundación…

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                  • Rupture, Reconnection: The Photography of Eikoh Hosoe - Part 1/4


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                    October 9, 2013 Aperture and Miyako Yoshinaga Gallery hosted a conversation on the career and influence of Eikoh Hosoe, widely acknowledged as a pioneer of expressionistic post–World War II…

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                    • Tomatsu on the Americans, Part 1


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                      "Chewing Gum and Chocolate" by Shomei Tomatsu is available online here: http://bit.ly/1plbuaK Shomei Tomatsu, one of Japan’s foremost twentieth-century photographers, created one…

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