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Aperture Remix Exhibition Opening at Aperture Gallery


Penelope Umbrico, Installation mock-up for Moving Mountains (1850–2012), 2012.


left: Stephen Shore, Uncommon Places, 1982/2004; right: Doug Rickard, El Capitan Lodge, Hawthorne, Nevada, October 9, 1971, 2012; Courtesy the artist


left: Rinko Kawauchi, untitled, 2012; Courtesy the artist; right: Sally Mann, Immediate Family, 1992


left: Viviane Sassen, Viviane Sassen LOVES Edward Weston NUDES, 2012; Courtesy the artist; right: Edward Weston: Nudes, 1977


Martin Parr: A Very Special Issue of Aperture Magazine, 2012; Courtesy the artist/Magnum Photos


Vik Muniz, "The White Iris," from the series Pictures of Paper, 2012 Copyright © Vik Muniz/Courtesy Sikkema Jenkins & Co.


left: Robert Adams, Summer Nights, 1985; right: Video still from Summer Nights at the Dollar Tree, 2012; Courtesy and copyright © Alec Soth/Magnum Photos

We’re excited to announce Aperture Remix, a new exhibition at Aperture Gallery, featuring work by Rinko Kawauchi, Vik Muniz, Taiyo Onorato and Nico Krebs, Martin Parr, Doug Rickard, Viviane Sassen, Alec Soth, Penelope Umbrico, and James Welling. Join us Wednesday, October 17, for an opening reception with some of the participating artists, and catch a preview of works from Aperture Foundation’s Sixtieth Anniversary Photography Auction, which will also be on view.

For Aperture Remix, a select group of contemporary photographers were asked to respond to an Aperture publication that has been influential in forming their work, paying it artistic homage. Each commissioned artist has created a new work for the exhibition, inspired by the ideas that they have found most influential or of greatest concern in the earlier work.

The range of participating artists, and the diversity of their approaches, reflect the multifaceted and elastic nature of contemporary photography. The works that each artist has created for Aperture Remix—incorporating new images made in response or interventions with the original publication itself—comprise a way of mapping the enduring influence of Aperture’s publication history as it relates to contemporary practice.

The exhibition will feature work by the following artists:

Rinko Kawauchi in response to Sally Mann’s Immediate Family (1992)
Vik Muniz in response to Edward Weston’s The Daybooks: Vol. 1, Mexico (1973)
Taiyo Onorato and Nico Krebs in response to a selection of Aperture’s essay titles
Martin Parr in response to Issue 103 of Aperture magazine (1986)
Doug Rickard in response to Stephen Shore’s Uncommon Places (1982/2004)
Viviane Sassen in response to Edward Weston’s Nudes (1977)
Alec Soth in response to Robert Adams’ Summer Nights (1985)
Penelope Umbrico in response to The Masters of Photography (1977–1999)
James Welling in response to Paul Strand’s Time in New England (1980)

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Opening reception for Aperture Remix and Auction Preview
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Aperture Gallery and Bookstore
547 West 27th Street
New York