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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.

aperture magazine

John Divola at his Riverside Workplace

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Divola_#211_FEATURED

Jonathan Griffin visits photographer John Divola in advance of three simultaneous retrospectives.

foundation news

Richard Mosse at the Venice Biennale

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Mosse_Venice_FEATURED

Images and video of Richard Mosse’s installation at the Venice Biennale.

essays

Mali’s Era of Independence, in Photos

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Kouyate_FEATURED

An essay on Malian photographer Adama Kouyaté, via Creative Time Reports.

reviews

Karl Blossfeldt at the Whitechapel Gallery

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James_Blossfeldt_FEATURED

Sarah James reviews a survey of Karl Blossfeldt’s photographs at the Whitechapel Gallery, London.

essays

On Travess Smalley’s Capture Physical Presence

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Smalley_04_FEATURED

Lorenzo Durantini discusses Travess Smalley’s productive yet challenging relationship to photography.

foundation news

Interview with Hans Gremmen, designer of Rinko Kawauchi’s Ametsuchi

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Gremmen_02

Interview with designer Hans Gremmen about Rinko Kawauchi’s new book, Ametsuchi.