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With Saul Leiter in the East Village

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Aperture213_SaulLeiter-(dragged)_01_ft

In memory of painter and photographer Saul Leiter, Aperture republishes Eric Banks’s article about his visit with Leiter in his East Village studio.

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Aperture #213—Editors’ Note

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ISSUE-213_INTERIOR_FINAL-LORES copy

Editors’ note from the Winter 2013 issue of Aperture magazine, “Photography As You Don’t Know It.”

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What Do You See?

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Melissa Harris speaks with artist Sophie Calle about her most recent projects Last Seen, and What Do You See?

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Music I’ve Seen

Shuffle (detail), 2007. From a deck of seventy-five offset printed cards. ©Christian Marclay; courtesy Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, and Paula Cooper Gallery, New York
Shuffle (detail), 2007. From a deck of seventy-five offset printed cards. ©Christian Marclay; courtesy Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, and Paula Cooper Gallery, New York

Christian Marclay speaks with poet Frances Richard about his snapshots of found musical notations, repurposed and then literally played by musicians.

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Gus the Bear

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From Aperture #206, Sylvia Plachy’s intimate visit with one of the celebrated denizens of New York’s Central Park Zoo, who passed this week at age twenty-seven.

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Night Climbing

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Night_Climbers_Featured

From Aperture #212: Ian Jeffrey on Thomas Mailender’s use of the 1930s-era photographs published as The Night Climbers of Cambridge.

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Redux: Italo Calvino’s “The Adventure of a Photographer”

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From Aperture #212: Aveek Sen on Italo Calvino’s “The Adventure of a Photographer.”

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Aperture #212 (Fall 2013)—Editors’ Note

Olaf Breuning, Pattern People, 2013. Courtesy the artist and Metro Pictures, New York.
Olaf Breuning, Pattern People, 2013. Courtesy the artist and Metro Pictures, New York.

The Editors introduce Aperture #212 (Fall 2013), which is organized around the theme of “Playtime.”

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Harold E. Edgerton—”Doc” Edgerton and His Laboratory Notebooks

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Notebook page 42

Jimena Canales discusses “Doc” Edgerton’s notebooks, in which he explored high-speed photography and strobe technologies.