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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.
Anne Wilkes Tucker remembers the remarkable life and career of Ray K. Metzker (1931-2014).
John G. Morris speaks on thirty-nine years of friendship with Eugene Smith and the history of the Smith Fund.
A discussion between LaToya Ruby Frazier and Dawoud Bey on The Notion of Family.
A new exhibition at Gagosian Gallery features hundreds of works that explore Picasso’s relationship to the camera.
Stephen Shore and Peter Schjeldahl discuss Shore’s influential career and his significant contributions to photography.
A panel discussion with Inez & Vinoodh exploring the role of the magazine as a platform for innovation in fashion photography.
Guest editors Inez & Vinoodh on some of fashion photography’s giants whose work has influenced theirs.
A recap of our benefit party and auction, an evening of art and entertainment in tribute to Robert Frank
A new exhibition at New York’s Team Gallery, titled “ghost outfit,” considers the work of Ralph Eugene Meatyard.
An evening of discussion honoring Howard Chapnick at Aperture Foundation, one of Aperture’s W. Eugene Smith talks.
An interview with the Jack Kerouac of photography in France, Bernard Plossu.
From Aperture’s editors, a recap of photography at the 2014 Frieze Art Fair in London.
Joachim Schmid discusses his use of appropriated photographs, and the discovery of new meanings in the currents of digital photography.
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