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talks & interviews

Interview with Greg Allen

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2013_05_01_InterviewWithGregAllen

These Cold War objects exerted major influence on the culture of their day. It’s not just coincidence that they happen to look like art.

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Thomas Ruff: Photograms for the New Age

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2013_04_30_ThomasRuff_PhotogramsfortheNewAge

You may have to develop your own technology for your images. I’m not much interested in “straight” photography anymore.

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Interview with Owen Kydd

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2013_05_01_InterviewWithOwensKydd

The moment when still cameras began to include decent video options not only democratized filmmaking, but also marks the history of still images.

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The Edge of Vision Interview Series: Bill Armstrong

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Bill Armstrong discusses his work Mandala #450 within the context his Infinity series of abstract, blurred images.

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Interview with Bill Armstrong

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Photographer Bill Armstrong speaks with Aperture about his Infinity series, and his latest exhibition in New York.

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Photography at Novartis AG

Cover of Novartis AG Annual Report, 2009. Photograph by Steve McCurry.
Cover of Novartis AG Annual Report, 2009. Photograph by Steve McCurry.

Melissa Harris spoke with Daniel Vasella, then of Novartis AG, to understand both his passion and his criteria for commissioning photography.

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On Process and Color

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2013_05_01_OnProcessndColor

Aperture speaks with the curator and a participating artist in Color Shift, a show that explores and revisits modernism’s reductive approach to medium, material, and color.

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Interview with Laura Letinsky

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2013_05_02_InterviewWithLaura

An interview with photographer Laura Letinsky, who has explored the expressive possibilities of still-life photography for fifteen years.

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Interview with Okwui Enwezor

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2013_05_01_InterviewWithOkwuiEnwezor

Aperture speaks with curator Okwui Enwezor about the exhibition “Rise and Fall of Apartheid” at International Center of Photography.