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Aperture #217 – Editors’ Note

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Editors’ Note from the Winter 2014 issue of Aperture Magazine, #217, “Lit.”

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A Conversation With Karl Lagerfeld (1991)

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A conversation with Karl Lagerfeld on fashion and photography, from Aperture Magazine issue #122.

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Fashion Film & the Photographic by Marketa Uhlirova

Still from Experiments in Advertising: The Films of Erwin Blumenfeld (1958–64), edited by filmmaker Adam Mufti and sound designer Olivier Alary, 2006
Still from Experiments in Advertising: The Films of Erwin Blumenfeld (1958–64), edited by filmmaker Adam Mufti and sound designer Olivier Alary, 2006

Marketa Uhlirova on fashion films that push the boundaries of photography.

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The Icons
by Inez & Vinoodh

Richard Avedon, Nadja Auermann, Christy Turlington, Claudia Schiffer, Cindy Crawford, and Stephanie Seymour, Versace Fall/Winter 1994–95 Campaign, New York, April 14, 1994 © The Richard Avedon Foundation
Richard Avedon, Nadja Auermann, Christy Turlington, Claudia Schiffer, Cindy Crawford, and Stephanie Seymour, Versace Fall/Winter 1994–95 Campaign, New York, April 14, 1994 © The Richard Avedon Foundation

Guest editors Inez & Vinoodh on some of fashion photography’s giants whose work has influenced theirs.

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i-D, Jill, and The Face:
Fashion’s Maverick Magazines

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Phil Bicker on the pioneering fashion magazines that have fostered the careers of many major photographers and stylists.

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Emmanuelle Alt:
Conversation with Penny Martin

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Emmanuelle Alt, editor-in-chief of Vogue Paris speaks with Penny Martin for Aperture magazine #216, “Fashion.”

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Recap: Aperture “Fashion” Launch at Gagosian Shop

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Recap of Aperture Magazine Issue #216 “Fashion” Launch Party with Inez and Vinoodh at the Gagosian Shop in New York City.

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Aperture #216 – Editors’ Note

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From the Fall 2014 issue of Aperture Magazine, #216, “Fashion”, guest-editors Inez & Vinoodh.

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The Lives of the Saints
by Charles Bowden

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A piece by Charles Bowden, originally published in Aperture magazine issue #205 on the beauty and dangers of primal appetites.