Posts from the ‘Essays’ Category

Site Specific: Introduction by Christopher Phillips

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An excerpt from Christopher Phillips’s introduction to Site Specific: Photographs by Olivo Barbieri.

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Back In Black

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Arles_Ritchin_Featured

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

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Sarah Charlesworth (1947–2013)

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Charlesworth_Featured

James Welling remembers fellow photographer Sarah Charlesworth.

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Out of Nowhere: Photography in Cambodia

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

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Mali’s Era of Independence, in Photos

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

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On Travess Smalley’s Capture Physical Presence

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

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Reflections On the Concrete Mirror

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Artist Barney Kulok considers the relationship between photography and architecture

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Luigi Ghirri: Kodachrome

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Luigi Ghirri’s short written exposé on his sources for inspiration. This essay was included in Aperture’s 2008 volume It’s Beautiful Here, Isn’t It.

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Swiping at Pictures

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2013_05_01_SwipingatPictures

Curator Christopher Y. Lew discusses our changing relationship to technology and to the Internet.

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