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1/1 Preview: Todd Hido, Study for Excerpts from Silver Meadows

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Hido-Todd-DETAIL-2

Schuyler Duffy and Sarah McNear on the photograph Study for Excerpts from Silver Meadows by Todd Hido.

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What Do You See?

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212MAG369_Rembrandt-Tempete2_600

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

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1/1 Preview: Lesley A. Martin on Mickalene Thomas

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Publisher of books Lesley A. Martin on the photograph Liz and Chair with Zebra, 2013 by Mickalene Thomas.

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1/1 Preview: Denise Wolff on Aperture’s Instagram Silent Auction

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Senior books editor Denise Wolff on selections from this years Aperture Instagram Silent Auction.

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1/1 Preview: Annette Booth on Rinko Kawauchi

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rinko-web-image-not-cropped

Annette Booth on Rinko Kawauchi’s photograph Untitled, 2013, available as part of the Aperture Instagram Silent Auction.

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Storms Launch Party with Photographer Mitch Dobrowner

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2013_10_03_Mitch_Dobrowner's_Book_Storms_Launch_Party_Final_Selects_Web_Format_013

Aperture Foundation hosts launch party for photographer Mitch Dobrowner’s latest photobook, Storms.

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Site Specific: Olivo Barbieri in Conversation with Christopher Phillips (Video)

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Photographer Olivo Barbieri speaks about his latest photobook, Site Specific.

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Music I’ve Seen

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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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Recap: Workshop with Todd Hido

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Todd Hido’s Sources and Influences workshop was held at Aperture Foundation, September 21–22, 2013.

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Announcing the Paris Photo—Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards Final Jury

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New-Project-6

Paris Photo and Aperture announce the final jury for the PhotoBook Awards 2013.

talks & interviews

Haiti’s Invisible Orders

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Paula Kupfer speaks with photographer Paolo Woods about his new work from Haiti, currently on view at the Musée de l’Elysée in Lausanne, Switzerland.

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Alec Soth: The Current State of the PhotoBook (Video)

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Alec-Soth

Alec Soth speaks on the current state of the photobook at New York Art Book Fair 2013 at MoMA PS1.

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Recap: Workshop with Rinko Kawauchi

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Over the weekend of September 14 and 15, workshop students spent a rare eight hours with the Japanese artist, Rinko Kawauchi.