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Pieter Hugo on designer Garth Walker

Issue 19 of ijusi, from the collection of Garth Walker
Issue 19 of ijusi, from the collection of Garth Walker

Photographer Pieter Hugo discusses the influence of South African design pioneer Garth Walker.

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Catherine Opie
on bookseller Andrew Cahan

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Catherine Opie recounts her first meeting and friendship with bookseller Andrew Cahan.

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Vince Aletti on Amiri Baraka’s
In Our Terribleness

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In memory of Amiri Baraka, Aperture republishes Vince Aletti’s article on Baraka’s 1970 book, In Our Terribleness.

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Maria Sewcz: inter esse

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From Aperture magazine #213, Britt Salvesen discusses the series inter esse by Maria Sewcz.

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Chris Boot on Paul Trevor

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From Aperture magazine #213, Chris Boot discusses the work of artist Paul Trevor.

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Ken Pate: Roquette Rockers

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From Aperture magazine #213, Carole Naggar discusses the Roquette Rockers series by photographer Ken Pate.

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Ricardo Rangel: Introduction by Bronwyn Law-Viljoen

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From Aperture magazine #213, Bronwyn Law-Viljoen discusses the work of Mozambican photojournalist Ricardo Rangel.

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View from a Judgment Seat

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Philip Gefter speaks with Museum of Modern Art’s new chief curator of photography, Quentin Bajac.

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The Conjurer: In the Archive with Timothy Prus

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Brian Dillon considers the diverse, eccentric collection of photography at London’s Archive of Modern Conflict.