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A new exhibition at the MFA, Boston, sheds light on a forgotten photo essay by Gordon Parks from 1950.
David Campany on the writers that informed the work of Walker Evans.
Contemporary fiction writers speak on the role of photography and the image in their writing process.
Lesley A. Martin touches base with Alec Soth for issue 007 of The PhotoBook Review.
Schuyler Duffy reviews Terry Evans’s exhibition The Inhabited Prairie, now on view in New York.
Brian Dillon considers perspective, observation, and enlightenment found at the periphery.
Jonathan Griffin visits photographer John Divola in advance of three simultaneous retrospectives.
Images and video of Richard Mosse’s installation at the Venice Biennale.
An essay on Malian photographer Adama Kouyaté, via Creative Time Reports.
Sarah James reviews a survey of Karl Blossfeldt’s photographs at the Whitechapel Gallery, London.
Lorenzo Durantini discusses Travess Smalley’s productive yet challenging relationship to photography.
Interview with designer Hans Gremmen about Rinko Kawauchi’s new book, Ametsuchi.
What provokes us to pursue something, to want to find out more?
Lisa Oppenheim teases apart the individual steps of picture-making, wringing from the medium’s technical apparatus a surprisingly broad range of meanings.
Images from Martin Parr’s Beach Party and Portrait Shoot at Aperture Gallery.
Photographer Anne Hardy speaks about her new exhibition of photographs and sculptures at Maureen Paley, London.
After lengthy deliberations, Aperture Foundation has selected the winner of the #MyApertureMag Instagram competition.
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