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Penelope Umbrico Moving Mountains ebook

Penelope Umbrico, Moving Mountains (2013). E-book view.
Penelope Umbrico, Moving Mountains (2013). E-book view.

Penelope Umbrico’s first artist’s ebook is now available as a free download on iTunes.

essays

Back In Black

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Arles_Ritchin_Featured

Fred Ritchin files a dispatch from Les Rencontres d’Arles.

essays

Sarah Charlesworth (1947–2013)

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Charlesworth_Featured

James Welling remembers fellow photographer Sarah Charlesworth.

video

Rinko Kawauchi on Ametsuchi (Video)

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Rinko-on-Ametsuchi

Japanese photographer Rinko Kawauchi discusses the details of her latest photo book, Ametsuchi.

essays

Out of Nowhere: Photography in Cambodia

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Cambodia_featured

Leeza Ahmady and Erin Gleeson survey young Cambodian landscape photographers, via Creative Time Reports.

foundation news

David Galjaard, Cristina de Middel at PhotoIreland 2013

David Galjaard, from the series Concresco
David Galjaard, from the series Concresco

Concresco and The Afronauts will be on view in Dublin, July 14–August 2, 2013, as part of PhotoIreland Festival 2013.

foundation news

Ahae, The Extraordinary within the Ordinary

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Ahae_Image_Featured

The Korean photographer Ahae presents recent photographs at the Palace of Versailles.

talks & interviews

Interview with Lorna Simpson

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Simpson_featured

Sabine Mirlesse interviews Lorna Simpson on the occasion of the artist’s survey exhibition at Jeu de Paume, Paris.

talks & interviews

Interview with Karol Hordziej, Art Director of Krakow Photomonth

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Krakow_FEATURED

Andrea Hill interviews Karol Hordziej about Krakow Photomonth 2013 and the future of photography festivals.

foundation news

Richard Renaldi’s Touching Strangers on Kickstarter

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photo-main-1

Pre-order Richard Renaldi’s forthcoming special-edition photobook, Touching Strangers, exclusively on Kickstarter.

aperture magazine

Aperture #211—What Matters Now?

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WhatMattersNow_#211_Featured

Andrew Blum, Laura Poitras, Robert Klanten, and Anton Vidokle answer the question “What Matters Now?”

reviews

Land Rover

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TerryEvans_Featured

Schuyler Duffy reviews Terry Evans’s exhibition The Inhabited Prairie, now on view in New York.

aperture magazine

Attention! Photography and Sidelong Discovery

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Dillon_211_ImageFeatured

Brian Dillon considers perspective, observation, and enlightenment found at the periphery.