2018 Titles and Backlist
Contents About Aperture Foundation
Letter from the Executive Director
Aperture Magazine 2018
Aperture Magazine Backlist
New Titles, 2018
Exhibitions on Tour
Aperture Masters of Photography
The Photography Workshop Series
Anthologies and Compilations
Monographs and Photobook Classics
How to Order
Cover: Deana Lawson, Oath, 2013 (detail). Courtesy the artist; Rhona Hoffmann Gallery, Chicago; and Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York; from Deana Lawson: An Aperture Monograph (see pages 10â€“11)
About Aperture Foundation A not-for-profit multi-platform photography publisher and center for the photo community, Aperture connects the photo community and its audiences with the most inspiring work, the sharpest ideas, and with each otherâ€”in print, in person, and online. From our base in New York, each year we produce, publish, and present a program of photography projects, locally and internationally, that includes:
4 issues of Aperture magazine
Aperture Portfolio Prize
20 new books
7 exhibitions at Aperture Gallery
Paris Photoâ€“Aperture PhotoBook Awards
10 exhibitions on tour
Aperture Summer Open
2 issues of The PhotoBook Review
Talks, workshops, and book signings, every week
Welcome to Aperture 2018 The power of pictures to shape our consciousness, and to change us, runs thematically throughout Aperture’s 2018 list. Our lead title, featured on the cover of this catalogue, is the first book of photographs by Deanna Lawson, both an album of exquisite pictures of black life in the United States and the African diaspora, and a radical visual contribution to photographic language and representation. With an essay by novelist Zadie Smith and an interview by cinematographer Arthur Jafa, Deana Lawson: An Aperture Monograph stands as a major publication by one of the most striking photographic artists working today, and joins the illustrious company of groundbreaking Aperture titles by Diane Arbus, Nan Goldin, Sally Mann, and LaToya Ruby Frazier. Questions of representation are at the core of Hank Willis Thomas’s art—combining original photography, with re-appropriated images and sculpture, in works of great wit and power. His first major survey, All Things Being Equal is his second book with Aperture, and serves as the catalogue for a major touring retrospective from the Portland Museum of Art, Oregon. Our magazine program for 2018 launched with Prison Nation, a touring exhibition and program of talks, as well as an issue of the magazine. It deals with mass incarceration in the US, not with political invective, but by exploring the role of photography to humanize its subject, and the lives of particular prisoners, and of their families. On its heels is Film & Foto, which considers the influence of still photographers on the movie images that cast spells over us. In Beyond the Shadows: The Holocaust and the Danish Exception, Judy Glickman Lauder’s haunting, expressionist pictures of concentration camps frame the story of how almost all of Denmark’s Jews reached safety in Sweden. She speaks to a contemporary audience, graphically reminding us what hate can lead to, while pointing out how we may stand in its path. “As the world moves increasingly toward an image-dependent style of communication,” writes photo-historian Russell Lord in the introduction to Looking Again: Photography at the New Orleans Museum of Art, “there has never been a better time to seriously examine our belief in or apprehension toward the photographic image.” There never has. —Chris Boot, Executive Director
The Magazine of Photography and Ideas
Postcard of Harbor Freeway, looking north from sixth street, Los Angeles, California, 1966. Photograph by Frank J. Thomas
Aperture magazine is an essential guide to the art and phenomenon of photography, that combines the smartest writing with beautifully reproduced portfolios. Published quarterly, each issue focuses on a major theme in contemporary photography, and is required reading for everyone interested in understanding where photography is heading. With fresh perspectives on the medium by leading writers and thinkers, Aperture magazine makes new ideas in photography accessible to the photographer, student, and the culturally curious alike.
As part of Aperture magazine’s ongoing series of issues that profile the photographic culture of a particular city, the Los Angeles issue will explore how one of America’s most photogenic cities is also an essential hub for some of today’s most important photography and photo-based art. Los Angeles will feature key figures in the city’s photography community and portfolios by figures who continue a conceptual tradition long associated with the city’s art scene.
Family considers the ways photographers have chronicled their relationships with those closest to them, be it immediate family or their community of friends.
Aperture 232: Fall 2018 9#¼ × 12 in. (23.5 × 30.5 cm) 136 pages Illustrated throughout Paperback ISBN 978-1-59711-435-6 US $24.95 / CDN $27.50 / UK £19.95
Aperture 233: Winter 2018 9#¼ × 12 in. (23.5 × 30.5 cm) 136 pages Illustrated throughout Paperback ISBN 978-1-59711-436-3 US $24.95 / CDN $27.50 / UK £19.95
Film & Foto Film & Foto delves into the manifold intersections of photography and filmmaking. Highlights include in-depth interviews with leading filmmakers on the role of the still photograph in shaping their thinking on the moving image, as well as discussions of photography projects that take cinema as their subject. With content ranging across the history of both forms, this issue will underscore how still and moving images converge and diverge.
Alex Prager, Hawkins Street, 2017. Courtesy Alex Prager Studio and Lehmann Maupin, New York and Hong Kong
Aperture 231: Summer 2018 Film & Foto 9#¼ × 12 in. (23.5 × 30.5 cm) 136 pages Illustrated throughout Paperback ISBN 978-1-59711-434-9 US $24.95 / CDN $27.50 / UK £19.95
Contributors include Sofia Coppola, Shirin Neshat, Antwuan Sargent, and Gus Van Sant. With portfolios by Faoud Elkouray, Alex Prager, Alain Resnais, RaMell Ross, Dayanita Singh, Ryan Spencer, and others.
How photographs portray the crisis of incarceration in the US
Transgender lives, communities, and histories in images
Aperture 230: Spring 2018 Prison Nation ISBN 978-1-59711-433-2
Aperture 229: Winter 2017 Future Gender ISBN 978-1-59711-421-9
Style politics and sartorial exuberance in Harlem, Lagos, Berlin, and beyond
The biennials, festivals, and educational spaces changing the shape of African photography
An urgent reflection on photography, labor, and community
Aperture 228: Fall 2017 Elements of Style ISBN 978-1-59711-420-2
Aperture 227: Summer 2017 Platform Africa ISBN 978-1-59711-419-6
Aperture 226: Spring 2017 American Destiny ISBN 978-1-59711-418-9
Guest edited by Sarah Elizabeth Lewis, Vision & Justice addresses the role of photography in the African American experience.
Cover image: Awol Erizku
“The stunning Aperture magazine edition celebrates a variety of current photographers who are reframing blackness and radically restructuring the contemporary perception of it.”
Cover image: Richard Avedon
Aperture 223: Summer 2016 Vision & Justice ISBN 978-1-59711-410-3
Aperture 223: Summer 2016 Vision & Justice ISBN 978-1-59711-365-6
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Highlights how photography has shaped feminism as much as how feminism has shaped photography
A dynamic mix of photographic work exploring questions of queer identity
Aperture 225: Winter 2016 On Feminism ISBN 978-1-59711-367-0
Aperture 218: Spring 2015 Queer ISBN 978-1-59711-321-2
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How socially minded storytellers adapt to a new terrain of image making
In collaboration with Inez & Vinoodh, an exploration of visionary fashion photography
The vital role of Tokyo at the center of Japanese photography
Aperture 214: Spring 2014 Documentary, Expanded ISBN 978-1-59711-280-2
Aperture 216: Fall 2014 “Fashion” ISBN 978-1-59711-282-6
Aperture 219: Summer 2015 Tokyo ISBN 978-1-59711-322-9
Between science and art, revisiting photography’s role in discovery and experimentation
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Must-read conversations with nine of the 5 2 4 9world’s 5 most influential photographers
Aperture 217: Winter 2014 Lit. ISBN 978-1-59711-283-3
Aperture 215: Summer 2014 The São Paulo Issue ISBN 978-1-59711-281-9
Voyages, journeys, and the captivating spell
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Aperture 222: Spring 2016 Odyssey ISBN 978-1-59711-364-9
Aperture 221: Winter 2015 Performance ISBN 978-1-59711-324-3
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Aperture 220: Fall 2015 The Interview Issue ISBN 978-1-59711-323-6
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Envisioning the intersections of photography and performance
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The best photography and critical writing produced in Brazil today
Aperture 213: Winter 2013 Photography as You Don’t Know It ISBN 978-1-59711-235-2
Aperture 212: Fall 2013 Playtime ISBN 978-1-59711-234-5
Aperture 211: Summer 2013 Curiosity ISBN 978-1-59711-233-8
Revisiting ten photographers who deserve 5 2renewed 4 9 5 contemporary attention
In role-play and sex-play, illuminating theater, 5 2 4jokes, 9 5 leisure, and fantasy
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From William Eggleston to Malick Sidibé,
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New Titles, 2018
Deana Lawson: An Aperture Monograph
12 × 14 in. (30.5 × 36 cm) 104 pages 40 four-color and duotone images Clothbound ISBN 978-1-59711-422-6 US $75.00 / CDN $100.00 / UK £60.00 September 2018 LImited-edition available
Essay by Zadie Smith Interview by Arthur Jafa • • •
A landmark first book by a powerful and original voice in photography An exquisitely reproduced, radical vision of America and the African diaspora Invites comparison to masterworks of Diane Arbus, Jeff Wall, and Carrie Mae Weems
Deana Lawson is one of the most intriguing photographers of her generation. Over the last ten years, she has created a visionary language to describe identities, through intimate portraiture and striking accounts of ceremonies and rituals. Using medium and large-format cameras, Lawson works with models she meets in the United States and on travels in the Caribbean and Africa to construct arresting, highly structured, and deliberately theatrical scenes animated by an exquisite range of color and attention to surprising details: bedding and furniture in domestic interiors or lush plants in Edenic gardens. The body—often nude—is central. Throughout her work, which invites comparison to the photography of Diane Arbus, Jeff Wall, and Carrie Mae Weems, Lawson seeks to portray the personal and the powerful in black life. Deana Lawson: An Aperture Monograph features forty beautifully reproduced photographs, an essay by the acclaimed writer Zadie Smith, and an expansive conversation with the filmmaker Arthur Jafa. Deana Lawson (born in Rochester, New York, 1979) is a photographer based in Brooklyn. Her work has been featured in solo exhibitions at the Art Institute of Chicago and the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, and group exhibitions at the Museum of Modern Art and the Whitney Museum of American Art. Lawson is currently assistant professor in visual arts at Princeton University. Zadie Smith is the author of the novels White Teeth (2001), The Autograph Man (2003), On Beauty (2006), NW (2013), and Swing Time (2016), and the essay collections Changing My Mind (2010) and Feel Free (2018). Winner of the Whitbread first novel award and the Guardian First Book Award, among others, she is a regular contributor to the New Yorker and Harper’s. Arthur Jafa is a filmmaker and cinematographer whose work includes Love Is the Message, The Message Is Death (2017), Sharifa Walks (2015), In the Morning (2014), and Dreams Are Colder Than Death (2014). Jafa has exhibited his work at major institutions and galleries worldwide.
Hank Willis Thomas: All Things Being Equal
9#½ × 11#½ in. (24.1 × 29.2 cm) 256 pages 300 black-and-white and four-color images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-448-6 US $65.00 / CDN $88.00 / UK £50.00 October 2018 Limited-edition available
Texts by Julia Dolan, Sara Krajewski, and Sarah Elizabeth Lewis Interview by Dr. Kellie Jones • • •
The first in-depth overview of this influential artist’s work Timely and provocative survey that speaks directly to today’s most pressing social issues Pop-inflected, smart, and compelling art that crosses genres and disciplines
Copublished by Aperture and Portland Art Museum, Oregon
Hank Willis Thomas: All Things Being Equal presents a survey of the artist’s prolific and extraordinary interdisciplinary career, with a particular focus on the work’s relationship to the photographic image and to issues of representation and perception. At the core of Hank Willis Thomas’s practice is his ability to parse and critically dissect the flow of images that comprises American culture, and to do so with particular attention to race, gender, and cultural identity. Other powerful themes include the commodification of identity through popular media, sports, and advertising. In the ten years since his first publication, Pitch Blackness, Thomas has established himself as a significant voice in contemporary art, equally at home with collaborative, trans-media projects such as Question Bridge (see p. 87), Philly Block, and For Freedoms as he is with high-profile, international solo exhibitions. This extensive presentation of his work contextualizes the material with incisive essays from Portland Art Museum curators Julia Dolan and Sara Krajewski and art historian Sarah Elizabeth Lewis, and an in-depth interview between Dr. Kellie Jones and the artist that elaborates on Thomas’s influences and inspirations.
Original photograph by Spider Martin, courtesy the Nasher Museum of Art and Jack Shainman Gallery
Exhibition Schedule Portland Art Museum, Oregon, October 2019–January 2020
Hank Willis Thomas (born in Plainfield, New Jersey, 1976) received his BFA from New York University and an MFA in photography and an MA in visual criticism from California College of the Arts. His first monograph, Pitch Blackness, was published by Aperture in 2008. In 2017, Thomas received the Soros Equality Fellowship and AIMIA | AGO Photography Prize. Thomas is a member of the Public Design Commission of the City of New York. He is represented by Jack Shainman Gallery in New York, Goodman Gallery in South Africa, Maruani Mercier Gallery in Belgium, and Ben Brown Fine Arts in London and Hong Kong. Julia Dolan, PhD, is the Minor White Curator of Photography at the Portland Art Museum, Oregon. Sara Krajewski is the Robert and Mercedes Eicholz Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Portland Art Museum, Oregon. Sarah Elizabeth Lewis is Assistant Professor of History of Art and Architecture and African and African American Studies at Harvard University. She is author of The Rise: Creativity, the Gift of Failure, and the Search for Mastery (2015). Dr. Kellie Jones is Professor in art history and archaeology and the Institute for Research in African American Studies at Columbia University. [#12#]
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Photograph by James Ewing, courtesy the Public Art Fund and Jack Shainman Gallery
Judy Glickman Lauder: Beyond the Shadows: The Holocaust and the Danish Exception
9#½ × 11#¾ in. (24.1 × 30 cm) ca. 168 pages ca. 89 duotone images Clothbound with jacket ISBN 978-1-59711-449-3 US $50.00 / CDN $67.50 / UK £40.00 September 2018
Texts by Elie Wiesel, Michael Berenbaum, and Judith S. Goldstein • • •
Important new contribution to Holocaust literature, with an unpublished original text by Elie Wiesel Published on the seventy-fifth anniversary of the rescue of Denmark’s Jews during WWII Beautifully reproduced black-and-white images by photographer and humanitarian Judy Glickman Lauder
The extraordinary experiences of ordinary people—their suffering and their unimaginable bravery—are the subject of Judy Glickman Lauder’s remarkable photographs. Beyond the Shadows responds to the world’s looking the other way as the Nazis took power and their hate-fueled nationalism steadily turned to mass murder. In the context of the horror of the Holocaust, it also tells the uplifting story of how the citizens and leadership of Denmark, under occupation and at tremendous risk to themselves, defied the Third Reich to transport the country’s Jews to safety in Sweden. Over the past thirty years Glickman Lauder has captured the intensity of death camps in Germany, Poland, and Czechoslovakia, in dark and expressive photographs, telling of a world turned upside down, and, in contrast, the redemptive and uplifting story of the “Danish exception.” Including texts by Holocaust scholars Michael Berenbaum and Judith S. Goldstein and a previously unpublished original text by survivor Elie Wiesel, Beyond the Shadows demonstrates passionately what hate can lead to, and what can be done to stand in its path. Judy Glickman Lauder is a photographer, humanitarian, and philanthropist. For more than thirty years, she has documented and explored the Holocaust and its aftermath as an activist and artist. Her books include Upon Reflection: Photographs by Judy Ellis Glickman (2012), as well as a book on the work of her father, For the Love of It: The Photography of Irving Bennett Ellis (2008). Lauder is represented by the Howard Greenberg Gallery in New York City. Elie Wiesel was one of America’s most influential voices for remembering and understanding the Holocaust. He received the Congressional Gold Medal of Achievement in 1985 and the Nobel Peace Prize in 1986. Michael Berenbaum is the director of the Sigi Ziering Institute and a professor of Jewish studies at the American Jewish University. As project director, he oversaw the creation of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and was the first director of its research institute. Judith S. Goldstein is an author, historian, and human rights leader. In 1997, she founded the international educational organization Humanity in Action.
Opposite: Jens MĂ¸ller, a fisherman from Gilleleje who, in 1943, ferried Danish Jews to safety in Sweden in his boat This page, clockwise from top: Bohusovice train station near Theresienstadt concentration camp, Czechoslovakia; Karen Lykke Poulsen, an activist who organized Danish rescue operations and handled the transportation of hundreds of Jews to safety; Luggage, Auschwitz concentration camp, Poland [#15#]
Chloe Dewe Mathews: Caspian: The Elements
7#½ × 10 in. (19 × 26 cm) 248 pages 140 four-color images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-444-8 US $65.00 / CDN $88.00 / UK £50.00 September 2018
Essay by Morad Montazami • • •
Compelling chronicle of the Caspian region by a bright new talent in photography Intimate portraits and dramatic landscapes from Russia to Iran Innovative social documentary project, supported by Harvard’s Gardner Fellowship
Copublished by Aperture and Peabody Museum Press, Harvard University
Caspian: The Elements is Chloe Dewe Mathews’s record of years spent roaming the borderlands of the Caspian Sea. In a resource-rich region roiled by contested geopolitics, Dewe Mathews found that elemental materials like oil, salt, and water are also involved in the mystical, practical, artistic, religious, and therapeutic aspects of daily life. In Caspian: The Elements a series of powerful visual narratives explore the deep links between people and their enigmatic and coveted landscapes. Chloe Dewe Mathews (born in London, 1982) is an artist, photographer, and video maker. She is the winner of the Robert Gardner Fellowship in Photography from Harvard University’s Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, and her work has been exhibited at Tate Modern, London; Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin; and Staatliche Kunstsammlungen, Dresden.
Exhibition Schedule Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, Harvard University, 2019
Morad Montazami is adjunct research curator at Tate Modern, London, for the Middle East and North Africa, and the director of Zâman Books, which is focused on publishing books about Middle Eastern studies, visual culture, and contemporary art.
Taysir Batniji: Home Away from Home
8#¾ × 10#¾ in. (22.2 × 27.3 cm) 196 pages 180 four-color images Flexibind Bilingual English and French ISBN 978-1-59711-446-2 US $60.00 / CDN $81.00 / UK £45.00 September 2018
Photographs, drawings, and texts by Taysir Batniji • • •
Compelling stories of one extended family’s migration to the US A surprising, personal take on the contemporary Palestinian diaspora First book by Palestinian French artist Taysir Batniji printed in an edition of 1,500 copies
Copublished by Aperture and Fondation d’entreprise Hermès
In this volume, Taysir Batniji brings together photographs, selections from family archives, drawings, and writings to explore the sense of dislocation and the different ideas of “home” experienced by various members of his family who immigrated to the United States from the Middle East. As Batniji explains, “The state of ‘between-ness’—cultural as well as geographic—is an issue that has preoccupied me since I first arrived in France in 1995. Exile, displacement, and mobility are themes that have driven my work for many years.”
Exhibition Schedule Aperture Gallery, March 15− May 10, 2018 Rencontres d'Arles, France, July 2−September 23, 2018
Taysir Batniji (born in Gaza, Palestine, 1966) is the third recipient of Immersion, a French American Photography Commission, a program launched by the Fondation d’entreprise Hermès in alliance with Aperture Foundation. His work incorporates drawing, video, photography, and installation, and has been shown widely in Europe and the Middle East.
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Picturing America’s National Parks By Jamie M. Allen • • •
Celebrates one hundred years of America’s National Parks in breathtaking photographs A photography book for everyone interested in nature and the story of America Readers are guided through the photographs with expert, accessible commentary
Picturing America’s National Parks brings together some of the finest landscape photography in the history of the medium, from America’s most magnificent and sacred environments. Photography has played an integral role in both the formation of the National Parks and in the depiction of America itself. An informative essay from curator Jamie M. Allen unfolds the role of photography in promoting America’s national heritage, land conservation, and wildlife preservation. This volume delights readers with stunning photographs of the best American landscapes and pays homage to a practice that has defined the way we see America, particularly the American West. Jamie M. Allen is associate curator in the department of photography at George Eastman Museum, Rochester, New York. Allen’s work at the Eastman Museum focuses on exhibition development and care of the collection. She is the coauthor of The Photographer in the Garden (Aperture, 2017). [#18#]
9#5/8 × 11#3/8 in. (24.5 × 29 cm) 128 pages 120 black-and-white and four-color images Hardcover with jacket ISBN 978-1-59711-452-3 US $35.00 / CDN $47.00 / UK £25.00 October 2018
Walter Chandoha: The Cat Photographer
7#¼ × 10 in. (18.4 × 25.4 cm) 112 pages 50 four-color and 5 halftone illustrations Hardcover with jacket ISBN 978-1-59711-453-0 US $17.95 / CDN $24.50 / UK £12.95 October 2018 Limited-edition print available
Interviews by David La Spina and Brittany Hudak • • •
The best work by the master of cat photography, now in his late nineties Playful, fun, and cute—the perfect gift for cat lovers of all ages Vintage work that predates the internet cat craze
Walter Chandoha is a master within the genre of commercial animal photography. His photographs of cats in particular have appeared in the pages of National Geographic and Life magazine, as well as been absorbed into the public subconscious via posters, pet-food packaging, T-shirts, and other uses. This is a fun book for all ages, and offers insight into the unique career of a successful photographer who carved out his own niche within his field. The internet is awash with cat pictures, and Chandoha’s images might be seen as the forefather of them all.
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David La Spina is a photographer and cofounder of Roman Numerals press. Brittany Hudak is a PhD candidate in the joint program of art history at the Cleveland Museum of Art and Case Western Reserve University.
Walter Chandoha (born in Bayonne, New Jersey, 1920) is a veteran photographer and writer who has worked as a professional freelancer for over forty years. His flora and fauna photography has appeared on over three hundred magazine covers; in thousands of advertisements for various companies, from small businesses to the Fortune 500; in numerous book publications; and on posters, billboards, various printed matter, and even credit cards.
Cover image: Stephen Shore
The Photographer in the Garden
By Jamie M. Allen and Sarah Anne McNear • • •
The first substantial look at photography and the garden Features all the greats, from Anna Atkins to Stephen Shore A sublime and beautiful book, essential for photography and gardening enthusiasts alike
This book explores our unique relationship with nature through the garden. From famous locations, such as Versailles, to the simplest home vegetable gardens, from worlds imagined by artists to vintage family snapshots, The Photographer in the Garden traces the garden’s rich history in photography and delights readers with spectacular images. The book explores gardens from many angles: the symbolism of plants and flowers, how humans cultivate the landscapes that surround them, the change of the seasons, and the gardener at work. An informative essay from curator Jamie M. Allen and picture-commentaries by Sarah Anne McNear broaden our understanding of photography and how it has been used to record the glory of the garden. The book features photographers from all eras, including Anna Atkins, Karl Blossfeldt, Eugène Atget, Edward Steichen, Imogen Cunningham, Edward Weston, Lee Friedlander, Stephen Shore, Robert Mapplethorpe, Nobuyoshi Araki, and Collier Schorr, to name a few. This sublime book brings together some of the most stunning photography in the history of the medium.
9#½ × 11#½ in. (24.5 × 29 cm) 256 pages 250 black-and-white and four-color images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-373-1 US $50.00 / CDN $65.00 / UK £40.00 April 2018 Limited-edition available Copublished by Aperture and the George Eastman Museum
Jamie M. Allen is associate curator in the department of photography at the George Eastman Museum, Rochester, New York. Allen’s work at the Eastman Museum focuses on exhibition development and care of the collection. She is the author of Picturing America’s National Parks (Aperture, 2015). Sarah Anne McNear has over thirty years of experience in museums and cultural nonprofits, with a specialization in photography and community-based art education. She is the author of several books on photography, has served on various advisory committees, and is currently a board member of the Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Deer Isle, Maine, and Aperture Foundation.
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Robert Adams/Claudia Andujar/Quentin Bajac/Kate Bornstein/Sophie Calle Henri Cartier-Bresson/Chuck Close/Renée Cox/Gregory Crewdson/Moyra Davey/Bruce Davidson/Tacita Dean/Robert Delpire/Phillip-Lorca diCorcia John Divola/Zackary Drucker/Ava DuVernay/William Eggleston/Hal Fischer Samuel Fosso/LaToya Ruby Frazier/Peter Galison/Philip Gefter/Allen Ginsberg RoseLee Goldberg/David Goldblatt/Nan Goldin/Katy Grannan/Phillip Jones Griffiths/David Hockney/Michael E. Hoffman/Bob Holman/Jasper Johns Isaac Julien/Kikuji Kawada/Chris Killip/William Klein/Nick Knight/Yoshiyuki Kohei/Josef Koudelka/Barbara Kruger/An-My Lê/Richard Learoyd/Sally Mann Christian Marclay/Roxana Marcoci/Marcello Mastroianni/Don McCullin/Susan Meiselas/Boris Mikhailov/Richard Misrach/Ishiuchi Miyako/Daido Moriyama Richard Mosse/Zanele Muholi/Graham Nash/Simon Norfolk/Catherine Opie Trevor Paglen/Tod Papageorge/Adrian Piper/Richard Prince/Willy Ronis/Leo Rubinfien/Thomas Ruff/Sebastião Salgado/Lucas Samaras/Collier Schorr/Jamel Shabazz/Cindy Sherman/Stephen Shore/ Taryn Simon/Alec Soth/Mickalene Thomas/Anne Wilkes Tucker/Jeff Wall/Carrie Mae Weems/James Welling Bradford Young/Akram Zaatari
Aperture Conversations: 1985 to the Present
6#3/5 × 9#½ in. (16.75 × 24.25 cm) 560 pages Flexibind ISBN 978-1-59711-306-9 US $35.00 / CDN $45.00 / UK £25.00 May 2018
Preface by Melissa Harris With more than seventy interviews •
The authentic artist’s voice, drawn from the last thirty years of Aperture magazine and the foundation’s publishing Required reading for everyone seriously interested in photography Over seventy conversations from the most influential names in photography, from Robert Adams to LaToya Ruby Frazier
Why did Henri Cartier-Bresson nearly have a posthumous exhibition while still alive? What led Stephen Shore to work with color? Why was Sophie Calle accused of stealing Vermeer’s The Concert? And what is Susan Meiselas’s take on Instagram and the future of online storytelling? Aperture Conversations presents a selection of interviews, highlighting critical dialogue between photographers, esteemed critics, curators, editors, and artists from 1985 to the present day. Emerging talent along with well-established photographers discuss their work openly and examine the future of the medium. Drawn primarily from Aperture magazine with selections from Aperture’s booklist and online platform, Aperture Conversations celebrates the artist’s voice, collaborations, and the photography community at large. [#22#]
Melissa Harris is editor-at-large of Aperture Foundation, where she has worked for more than twenty-five years, including as editor-in-chief of Aperture magazine. Harris has edited more than forty books for Aperture and recently authored A Wild Life: A Visual Biography of Photographer Michael Nichols (2017). Harris has curated photography exhibitions for venues worldwide and teaches at New York University in the Tisch Photography and Imaging department. Spring 2018
Zanele Muholi: Somnyama Ngonyama, Hail the Dark Lioness
10#½ × 14 in. (26.5 × 35.5 cm) 224 pages 100 tritone images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-424-0 US $75.00 / CDN $95.00 / UK £60.00 June 2018 Limited-edition available
Interview and essay contribution by Renée Mussai Contributions by Unoma Azuah, Cheryl Clarke, Fariba Derakhshani, Sophie Hackett, M. Neelika Jayawardane, Mapula Lehong, Sindiwe Magona, Napo Masheane, Hlonipha Mokoena, Jackie Mondi, Deborah Willis, Christie van Zyl, and more • •
A long-awaited monograph of self-portraits by a celebrated visual activist Muholi’s radical statement of identity and resistance mobilizes LGBTQ and art audiences
Zanele Muholi: Somnyama Ngonyama, Hail the Dark Lioness includes one hundred self-portraits created by one of the most powerful visual activists of our time. More than twenty curators, poets, and authors offer written contributions that draw out the layers of meaning and possible readings to accompany select images. Visually captivating, this collection is as much a manifesto of resistance as it is an autobiographical statement. Zanele Muholi (born in Umlazi, Durban, South Africa, 1972) is a visual activist and photographer, cofounder of the Forum for the Empowerment of Women, and founder of Inkanyiso, a forum for queer and visual media. Renée Mussai is senior curator and head of archive and research at Autograph ABP. Over the past ten years, she has organized numerous exhibitions in Europe, Africa, and the US. [#24#]
8#¾ × 11#¾ in. (22.2 × 29.6 cm) 280 pages 160 four-color and blackand-white images Flexibind ISBN 978-1-59711-432-5 US $60.00 / CDN $85.00 / UK £50.00 April 2018 Limited-edition available
Naoya Hatakeyama: Excavating the Future City Photographs and texts by Naoya Hatakeyama By Yasufumi Nakamori Contributions by Toyo Ito and Philippe Forest • • •
The first English-language survey of this urbanlandscape visionary Essential for fans of Japanese photography Includes major texts by Yasufumi Nakamori, Toyo Ito, and the artist
For the past thirty years, Japanese photographer Naoya Hatakeyama has undertaken a photographic examination of the life of cities and the built environment. Naoya Hatakeyama: Excavating the Future City is the first English-language survey on this renowned Japanese photographer; his work is introduced with his own writings, as well as in-depth essays by Yasufumi Nakamori, Toyo Ito, and Philippe Forest. Naoya Hatakeyama (born in Iwate Prefecture, Japan, 1958) has been widely exhibited in the US, Europe, and Japan. He corepresented Japan in the 49th Venice Biennale in 2001, and was given his first solo museum exhibition outside of Japan in 2002 at Kunstverein Hannover. A solo exhibition of his work traveled to the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art in 2012. [#25#]
Copublished by Aperture and the Minneapolis Institute of Art
Yasufumi Nakamori is the curator and head of the department of photography and new media at the Minneapolis Institute of Art and the former associate curator at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Toyo Ito is a Japanese architect, winner of the 2013 Pritzker Architecture Prize, and an honorary fellow of the American Institute of Architects and the Royal Institute of British Architects. Philippe Forest is the author of L’Enfant éternel (1997; winner of the Prix Femina), Toute la nuit (1999), and Sarinagara (2004; winner of the Prix Décembre). aperture.org/books
Diane Arbus: A box of ten photographs
11 × 14 in. (28 × 35.5 cm) 110 pages 43 tritone and four-color images Hardcover enclosed in a slipcase ISBN 978-1-59711-439-4 US $80.00 / CDN $105.00 / UK £60.00 April 2018
Essay by John P. Jacob • • •
A stunning large-format reproduction of Diane Arbus’s iconic portfolio The only instance in which Arbus curated her own work for presentation to the public In publication form for one time only; this book will not be reprinted
Published by Aperture in association with the Smithsonian American Art Museum
In May 1971, Artforum, bastion of late modernism, featured the work of a photographer for the very first time. On its cover and in a six-page spread, it published selections from Diane Arbus's portfolio, A box of ten photographs. In the words of the magazine’s editor and photography skeptic, Philip Leider, “The portfolio changed everything . . . one could no longer deny [photography’s] status as art.” At the time of Arbus’s death, two months later, only four of the intended edition of fifty had been sold. Two had been purchased from Arbus by Richard Avedon (the first for himself, the second as a gift for his friend Mike Nichols); another was purchased by Jasper Johns; and a fourth by Bea Feitler, art director at Harper’s Bazaar. Arbus signed the prints in all four sets; each print was accompanied by an interleaving vellum slip-sheet inscribed with an extended caption. For Feitler, Arbus added an eleventh photograph, A woman with her baby monkey, N.J. 1971. Acquired by the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC, in 1986—and the only one of the four completed and sold by Arbus that is publicly held—that portfolio is the subject of an exhibition on view at the museum from April through September 2018. This exceptional book replicates the nature of Diane Arbus’s original and now legendary object. Smithsonian curator John P. Jacob, who has unearthed a trove of new information in preparing the book and exhibition, weaves a fascinating tale of the creation, production, and continuing repercussions of this seminal work. Diane Arbus (born and died in New York, 1923–1971) is one of the towering figures of twentieth-century art. In the fortyfive years since her death, her singular achievements have been celebrated by a host of major museum retrospectives throughout the world and by six posthumous publications, all of which have remained continuously in print since their publication, including Diane Arbus: An Aperture Monograph (1972), and Diane Arbus: Revelations (2003) . John P. Jacob is the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s McEvoy Family Curator for Photography. Previously, Jacob was vice president and director of the Inge Morath Foundation. Recent publications include Harlem Heroes: Photographs by Carl Van Vechten (2016), among others.
Created by Arbus to announce her portfolio, this flyer included two 35-mm contact strips of the ten photographs, stapled onto a sheet of paper and accompanied by typewritten text. ÂŠ The Estate of Diane Arbus
ÂŠ The Estate of Diane Arbus
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Public, Private, Secret: On Photography and the Configuration of Self
7 × 10 in. (17.8 × 25.4 cm) 232 pages 77 four-color images Paperback with flaps ISBN 978-1-59711-438-7 US $29.95 / CDN $38.99 / UK £19.95 June 2018
By Charlotte Cotton With Marina Chao and Pauline Vermare • • •
Public, Private, Secret explores the roles that photography and video play in the crafting of identity, and the reconfiguration of social conventions that define our public and private selves. This collection of essays, interviews, and reflections assesses how our image-making and consumption patterns are embedded and implicated in a wider matrix of online behavior and social codes, which in turn give images a life of their own. Within this context, our visual creations and online activities blur and remove conventional separations between public and private (and sometimes secret) expression. The writings address the various disruptions, resistances, and subversions that artists propose to the limited versions of race, gender, sexuality, and autonomy that populate mainstream popular culture. They anticipate a future for our image-world rich with diversity and alterity, one that can be shaped and influenced by the agency of self-representation. [#28#]
Copublished by Aperture and the International Center of Photography
Required reading for students of art and cultural theory Highly topical commentary on the pressing issues of privacy and citizenship Contributors include the leading thinkers in this field, compiled by acclaimed curator Charlotte Cotton Contributions by Lacy Austin, David A. Banks, Ben Burbridge, Dan Bustillo, common room, Mark Ghuneim, Johanna Hedva, Romke Hoogwaerts, Elizabeth Kilroy, Joseph Maida, Marisa Olson, David Reinfurt, Daniel Rubinstein, Paul Soulellis, Sarah Tuck, and Lucas Wrench Interviews with Merry Alpern, Zach Blas, Natalie Bookchin, Nancy Burson, Kate Cooper, Lyle Ashton Harris, Ann Hirsch, John Houck, Trevor Paglen, Jon Rafman, Doug Rickard, Stefan Ruiz, Martine Syms, and Shelly Silver Charlotte Cotton has been at the forefront of the appraisal of contemporary art photography for over twenty years. She is the author of Photography Is Magic (Aperture, 2015) and The Photograph as Contemporary Art, and cofounder of Words Without Pictures and Eitherand.org. Spring 2018
11#¼ × 10 #2/5 in. (28.5 × 26.5 cm) 62 pages, with an appendix booklet of 66 pages 44 images Hardcover with booklet insert Bilingual English and Arabic ISBN 978-1-59711-440-0 US $60.00 / CDN $85.00 / UK £50.00 February 2018
Bieke Depoorter: As it may be Essay by Ruth Vandewalle • • •
A political artist’s book by one of Magnum’s most exciting new voices An innovative contribution to the evolving language of documentary photography Essential for every photobook collector
Magnum photographer Bieke Depoorter has traveled to Egypt regularly since the beginning of the revolution in 2011, making intimate pictures of Egyptian families in their homes. In 2017, she revisited the country with the first draft of this book, inviting others to write comments directly onto the photographs. Contrasting views on country, religion, society, and photography arise between people who would otherwise never cross paths. The included booklet features all of the handwritten notes in the original Arabic as well as the English translations. As it may be depicts a population in transition with integrity, commitment, and respect.
member in 2016. She received a master’s degree in photography at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Ghent in 2009. She has won several awards for her documentary projects, including the Magnum Expression Award in 2009. Her previous publications include Ou Menya (2012) and I am about to call it a day (2014).
Bieke Depoorter (born in Kortrijk, Belgium, 1986) joined Magnum Photos at the age of twenty-five and became a full
Ruth Vandewalle is a Belgian journalist and correspondent who has been working with Depoorter since 2011.
Dandy Lion: The Black Dandy and Street Style By Shantrelle P. Lewis • •
A thrilling survey of today’s popular black dandy street style, from around the world Vibrant patterns, electrifying colors, and fanciful poses—a must-have for anyone interested in style and fashion In the tradition of Fruits and The Sartorialist, an iconic pop culture book for our time
Black men appropriating, subverting, and reinventing the dress styles of society elites—described as “high-styled rebels” by author Shantrelle P. Lewis—are influencing the language of contemporary fashion. Dandy Lion presents and celebrates the black dandy movement, and its designers and tailors, in photographs and stories from all over the world. Shantrelle P. Lewis is a U.S.-based curator and researcher specializing in diasporic aesthetics, and the survival and evolution of African retentions. She was a 2014 United Nations Program for People of African Descent Fellow and a 2012–13 Andy Warhol Curatorial Fellow.
Cover image: Hassan Hajjaj
7#½ × 10 in. (19 × 25.4 cm) 173 pages 140 black-and-white and four-color images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-389-2 US $35.00 / CDN $47.95 / UK £25.00 Limited-edition print available
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”Celebrating the bold prints, bright colors and tailored style challenging society to reimagine what it means to be a black man.” Associated Press
The Photographer’s Playbook: 307 Assignments and Ideas
Edited by Jason Fulford and Gregory Halpern With contributions by John Baldessari, Tim Barber, Tina Barney, Philip-Lorca diCorcia, Shannon Ebner, Sam Falls, Jim Goldberg, John Gossage, Katy Grannan, Takashi Homma, Miranda July, Chris Killip, Susan Meiselas, Alessandra Sanguinetti, Stephen Shore, Alec Soth, Mark Steinmetz, Tim Walker, and many more • • •
6 × 9 in. (15.2 × 22.9 cm) 428 pages 26 black-and-white images Paperback ISBN 978-1-59711-247-5 US $24.95 / CDN $34.95 / UK £16.95 52495
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Features exercises from the world’s top photographers A fun tool for photographers of all levels and backgrounds Complete with over 300 assignments, ideas, and anecdotes
“An invaluable resource of perceptive information on all things photography. . . . Inside is a treasure trove of advice . . .” —Juxtapoz Jason Fulford is a photographer and the author of This Equals That (with Tamara Shopsin, Aperture, 2014), Hotel Oracle (2013), The Mushroom Collector (2010), and Raising Frogs for $$$ (2006). Gregory Halpern is a photographer, and contributed the introduction to Todd Hido on Landscapes, Interiors, and the Nude (Aperture, 2014).
Rescue Me: Dog Adoption Portraits and Stories from New York City Photographs by Richard Phibbs Text by Richard Jonas Typography by James Victore • • • •
Highly engaging portraits, originally made to find new homes for rescue dogs Features stories of shelter dogs and their journeys to good New York homes Advocates for why we should rescue dogs All author’s royalties contributed to the Humane Society of New York
Richard Phibbs (born in Calgary, Alberta) has shot fashion and advertising campaigns for Giorgio Armani, Ralph Lauren, and Calvin Klein. The best of his portraits and fashion photographs are featured in his first book, Chasing Beauty (2010). Phibbs lives in New York City with his own rescued buddy, Finn. Richard Jonas is an activist and teacher; James Victore is an artist, speaker, author, and illustrator.
6#3/16 × 9 in. (15.7 × 23 cm) 112 pages 73 four-color images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-338-0 US $15.95 / CDN $22.95 / UK £10.95 51595
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Fashion Photography: The Story in 180 Pictures By Eugénie Shinkle • • •
An accessible primer on the influential figures and movements of fashion photography Covers the high points of the history, and is packed with surprising insights A stunning object, affordably priced, for everyone fascinated by visual style
Cover image: Inez & Vinoodh
Fashion photography captures our desires and fantasies about how we present ourselves to the world, while reflecting the changing values of our culture and society. Fashion Photography: The Story in 180 Pictures explores the profound influence that fashion photography has had on us over the past eight decades, presenting its evolution as a language, and a genre, while showcasing some of its most glamorous moments. Featuring work by every important fashion photographer of the past, alongside those shaping contemporary taste today. Artists include Richard Avedon, Guy Bourdin, Corinne Day, Horst P. Horst, William Klein, Steven Meisel, Helmut Newton, Viviane Sassen, Juergen Teller, and many more Eugénie Shinkle is a reader in photography at the Westminster School of Media, Arts and Design, UK. She writes and lectures widely on fashion photography and has contributed to numerous journals and essay books, including [#32#]
Fashion Theory, Fashion Media: Past and Present (2013) and Carnal Aesthetics: Transgressive Imagery and Feminist Politics (2012). She is the editor of Fashion as Photograph: Viewing and Reviewing Images of Fashion (2008).
9#2/3 x 11#2/5 in. (24.5 × 29 cm) 272 pages 185 black-and-white and four-color images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-363-2 US $50.00 / CDN $67.50 Available in US & Canada only
“As long as human beings are alive and there are real problems that are vital, important, and someone wishes to express them with simplicity and sincerity, or with fun and humor, there will be a place for photographers.” —Henri Cartier-Bresson, 1957
Henri Cartier-Bresson: Interviews and Conversations, 1951–1998
4#¾ × 7#¼ in. (12 × 18.4 cm) 160 pages Paperback with flaps ISBN 978-1-59711-392-2 US $19.95 / CDN $26.95 / UK £15.00
Edited and with a foreword by Clément Chéroux and Julie Jones Contributors include Pierre Assouline, Yvonne Baby, Philippe Boegner, Yves Bourde, Alain Desvergnes, Byron Dobell, Julie Jones, Daniel Masclet, Gilles Mora, Richard L. Simon, Gilles A. Tiberghien, and Sheila Turner-Seed • • •
The undiluted voice and thoughts of photographic master Henri Cartier-Bresson Required reading, affordably priced in an elegant format, and available in English for the first time The perfect gift for all art and photography fans
Presented for the first time in English, this volume brings together twelve notable interviews and conversations with Henri Cartier-Bresson carried out between 1951 and 1998. While many of us are acquainted with his images, there are so few texts available by Cartier-Bresson on his photographic process. These verbal, primary accounts capture the spirit of the master photographer and serve as a lasting document of his life and work, which has inspired generations of photographers and artists. Henri Cartier-Bresson (born in Chanteloupe, France, 1908; died in Montjustin, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, France, 2004) [#33#]
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began his career in photography in 1930. A pioneer of the documentary genre, he was one of the founders of the photography agency Magnum. He is considered one of the major artists of the twentieth century. Clément Chéroux is the senior curator in the department of photography at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Julie Jones is the assistant curator in the photography department of the Musée National d’Art Moderne at the Centre Pompidou, Paris. aperture.org/books
Aperture Must-Haves Diane Arbus: An Aperture Monograph Fortieth-Anniversary Edition Edited and designed by Doon Arbus and Marvin Israel • • •
In 2012, reissued as the fortieth-anniversary edition Published in five languages since 1972 More than 450,000 copies in print to date
When Diane Arbus died in 1971 at the age of forty-eight, she was already a significant influence—even a legend—among serious photographers, although only a small number of her pictures were widely known. The publication of Diane Arbus: An Aperture Monograph in 1972, and the posthumous retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art, offered the public its first encounter with Arbus’s achievements. The response was unprecedented and nearly fifty years has not diminished the impact of these pictures; they penetrate the psyche with the force of a personal encounter, and transform the way we see the world.
11 × 9#¼ in. (27.9 × 23.5 cm) 184 pages 80 duotone images Hardcover with jacket ISBN 978-1-59711-174-4 US $65.00 / CDN $89.95 / UK £45.00
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Paperback with flaps ISBN 978-1-59711-175-1 US $39.95 / CDN $55.95 / UK £25.00
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“Diane Arbus was not a theorist but an artist. Her concern was not to buttress philosophical positions but to make pictures. She loved photography for the miracles it performs every day by accident, and respected it for the precise intentional tool that it could be, given talent, intelligence, dedication, and discipline.” —John Szarkowski
The Ballad of Sexual Dependency Photographs and text by Nan Goldin • •
First published in 1986, the hardcover and paperback reissues are essential for every photo library A contemporary classic with images masterfully reproduced from original transparencies
The Ballad of Sexual Dependency is a visual diary chronicling the struggle for intimacy and understanding between friends, family, and lovers— collectively described by Nan Goldin as her “tribe.” Her work describes a world that is visceral, charged, and seething with life. First published in 1986, this reissue recognizes the persistent relevance and freshness of Goldin’s cutting-edge photography. Nan Goldin (born in Washington, DC, 1953) began photographing at the age of fifteen. She received a BFA from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, in 1977. In 1978 she moved to New York, where she continued to document her “extended family.” These photographs, along with those taken in London, Berlin, and Provincetown, Massachusetts, became the subject of her slide show and first book, The Ballad of Sexual Dependency (Aperture, 1986). Goldin’s other books include The Other Side (1993), Ten Years After (1997), and The Beautiful Smile (2008).
10 × 9 in. (25.4 × 22.9 cm) 148 pages 126 four-color images Hardcover with jacket ISBN 978-1-59711-208-6 US $50.00 / CDN $69.95 / UK £35.00
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Paperback with flaps ISBN 978-1-59711-210-9 US $35.00 / CDN $48.95 / UK £25.00
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Uncommon Places: The Complete Works
12#7/8 × 10#¼ in. (32.76 × 25.9 cm) 208 pages 176 four-color images Hardcover with jacket ISBN 978-1-59711-303-8 US $65.00 / CDN $89.95 Available in US & Canada only
Photographs by Stephen Shore Essay by Stephan Schmidt-Wulffen Conversation with Lynne Tillman • • •
Uncommon Places established Shore’s reputation as a key photographer of our time This body of work has influenced generations of photographers Expanded 2015 edition includes twenty previously unpublished images
Originally published in 1982, Stephen Shore’s legendary Uncommon Places has influenced more than one generation of photographers. Shore was among the first artists to take color beyond the domain of advertising and fashion photography, and his large-format color work on the American vernacular landscape stands at the root of what has become a vital photographic tradition over the past forty years. Uncommon Places: The Complete Works, first published by Aperture in 2004, presents a definitive collection of the landmark series, and in the span of a decade, has become a contemporary classic. For this lushly produced reissue, the artist added twenty rediscovered images and a statement explaining what it means to expand a series now many decades old. Stephen Shore (born in New York, 1947) had his work purchased by Edward Steichen for the Museum of Modern [#35#]
Art at the age of fourteen. At seventeen, he was a regular at Andy Warhol’s Factory, producing an important photographic document of the scene, and in 1971, at the age of twenty-four, he became the first living photographer since Alfred Stieglitz forty years earlier to have a solo show at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Since 1982, he has been director of the photography program at Bard College. Stephan Schmidt-Wulffen is an art theorist and curator of contemporary art; Lynne Tillman is the author of What Would Lynne Tillman Do? (2014). aperture.org/books
Feast for the Eyes: The Story of Food in Photography By Susan Bright
Exhibition Schedule Cocurated by Susan Bright and Denise Wolff • FOAM Fotografiemuseum, Amsterdam, December 2018−March 2019 • C/O Berlin, Germany, June−September, 2019
Cover image: Irving Penn
Exhibitions on Tour
Food has been a much-photographed subject throughout the history of photography and remains so today. This is the first book to survey the rich history of the most ordinary of subjects and features images from across fine art, fashion, photojournalism, social networking, and advertising. Susan Bright’s commentary accompanying the photographs brings insight and intelligence to this spectacular subject, and traces the progression of the genre from photography’s beginnings to present day, featuring artists from all eras. Artists include Nobuyoshi Araki, Roger Fenton, Laura Letinsky, Nickolas Muray, Martin Parr, Irving Penn, Stephen Shore, Wolfgang Tillmans, and Edward Weston, among others Susan Bright is a curator and writer. Books she has authored include the popular survey Art Photography Now (Aperture, 2005) and, most recently, Home Truths: Photography [#36#]
and Motherhood (2013). She cocurated How We Are: Photographing Britain (2007) at Tate Modern and Face of Fashion (2007) at the National Portrait Gallery, London.
9#½ × 11#½ in. (24.1 × 29 cm) 320 pages 250 black-and-white and four-color images Hardcover with tip-on ISBN 978-1-59711-361-8 US $60.00 / CDN $80.95 / UK £45.00 Limited-edition print available
The Open Road: Photography and the American Road Trip
10 × 11#½ in. (25.4 × 29.2 cm) 336 pages 248 duotone and four-color images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-240-6 US $65.00 / CDN $89.95 / UK £40.00
By David Campany
Exhibition Schedule Cocurated by David Campany and Denise Wolff • Milwaukee Art Museum, January 26−April 22, 2018 • Telfair Museum of Art, Savannah, Georgia, May 25− September 3, 2018
The road trip is an enduring symbol in American culture. Ever since cars became widely available, the road stretching over the horizon has represented a sense of possibility and freedom, discovery and escape—a place to get lost and find yourself in the process. The Open Road is the first book to explore the photographic road trip as a genre. Each chapter explores one body of work in depth through informative texts and a portfolio of images, beginning with Robert Frank, and including such renowned work as Garry Winogrand’s 1964, Joel Sternfeld’s American Prospects, William Eggleston’s Los Alamos, and Alec Soth’s Sleeping by the Mississippi. The Open Road is a visual tour de force, presenting the story of photographers for whom the American road is muse.
Ed Ruscha, Stephen Shore, Alec Soth, Joel Sternfeld, and Garry Winogrand
Artists include Victor Burgin, William Eggleston, Robert Frank, Lee Friedlander, Shinya Fujiwara, Todd Hido, Jacob Holdt, Justine Kurland, Ryan McGinley, Joel Meyerowitz, Inge Morath, Taiyo Onorato & Nico Krebs, Bernard Plossu,
David Campany is one of the best-known and most accessible writers on photography. He has published several books, among them Aperture Masters of Photography Series: Walker Evans (2015).
Exhibitions on Tour Nicaragua: June 1978–July 1979
Susan Meiselas: On the Frontline
Médiations Exhibition Schedule • Jeu de Paume, Paris, February 6−May 20, 2018
Médiations Exhibition Schedule • Jeu de Paume, Paris, February 6−May 20, 2018
Photographs and texts by Susan Meiselas Conversation with Kristen Lubben
10#¾ × 8#½ in. (27.3 × 21.6 cm) 128 pages 75 four-color images, 20 with AR functionality Hardcover with jacket ISBN 978-1-59711-383-0 US $50.00 / CDN $69.95 / UK £35.00 55000
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A powerful account of a nation in turmoil from a celebrated documentary photographer. Susan Meiselas (born in Baltimore, 1948) has been a member of Magnum Photos since 1976, and currently serves as president of its foundation. Kristen Lubben is a curator, writer, editor, and executive director of the Magnum Foundation.
Photographs and text by Susan Meiselas Edited with Mark Holborn
6#¾ × 8#½ in. (17.2 × 21.6 cm) 256 pages 113 black-and-white and four-color images Clothbound with half jacket ISBN 978-1-59711-427-1 US $35.00 / CDN $47.00 Available in US & Canada only Limited-edition print available
Susan Meiselas reveals her journey and working process in her own words and over one hundred photographs, from her earliest work to her most iconic images. Susan Meiselas (born in Baltimore, 1948) has been a member of Magnum Photos since 1976, and currently serves as president of its foundation. Mark Holborn works worldwide as an editor and designer and was formerly an editorial director of Jonathan Cape and editor of Aperture magazine.
Peter Hujar: Speed of Life
Texts by Philip Gefter, Joel Smith, and Steve Turtell Chronology and bibliography by Joel Smith and Martha Scott Burton Exhibition Schedule • Morgan Library & Museum, New York, January 26−May 20, 2018 • Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, California, July 11− October 7, 2018 Peter Hujar was an influential figure of the downtown New York scene of the 1970s and ’80s, most well-known for his photographs of male nudes, and his portraits of New York City’s artists, musicians, writers, and performers. Over 160 photographs and seventy-one illustrations are now gathered in Peter Hujar: Speed of Life. Peter Hujar (born in 1934, Trenton, New Jersey) died of AIDS in 1987, leaving behind a complex and profound body of photographs. Since his death his work has been the subject of major retrospectives and is included in permanent collections around the world. Joel Smith is the Richard L. Menschel Curator of Photography at the Morgan Library and Museum, New York; Philip Gefter is the author of Wagstaff: Before and After Mapplethorpe (2014), and Photography After Frank (Aperture, 2009); Steve Turtell is a poet and the author of Letter to Frank O’Hara (2011); Martha Scott Burton is a photographer and the founder and editor of Turtledove Press.
9#½ × 11 in. (24.1 × 27.9 cm) 248 pages 160 black-and-white images and 71 essay illustrations Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-414-1 US $50.00 / CDN $67.95 / UK £40.00 Copublished by Aperture and Fundación MAPFRE
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It’s Beautiful Here, Isn’t it . . . Photographs by Luigi Ghirri Edited and with notes by Paola Ghirri Preface by William Eggleston Essay by Germano Celant Chronology by Elena Re
11 × 8#½ in. (27.9 × 21.6 cm) 152 pages 95 four-color images and 30 illustrations Hardcover with jacket ISBN 978-1-59711-058-7 US $60.00 / CDN $81.00 / UK £45.00 Limited-edition print available
Luigi Ghirri: Map and Territory Exhibition Schedule • Museum Folkwang, Essen, May 4−July 22, 2018 • Museo Reina Sofia, Madrid, September 2018 • Jeu de Paume, Paris, Spring 2019 Back in print! A captivating monograph from this pioneer and master of contemporary color photography. Luigi Ghirri (born in Scandiano, Italy, 1943; died in Reggio Emilia, 1992) studied and worked in Modena. Paola Ghirri was an artist who was married to Luigi Ghirri; William Eggleston is one of the most significant photographers at work today; Germano Celant is senior curator of contemporary art at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; Elena Re is an art critic and curator.
Immediate Family Photographs and text by Sally Mann Afterword by Reynolds Price
Sally Mann: A Thousand Crossings Exhibition Schedule • National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, March 4−May 28, 2018 • Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts, June 30− September 23, 2018 • J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, November 20, 2018−February 10, 2019 • Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, March 3−May 27, 2019 • Jeu de Paume, Paris, June 17−September 22, 2019 • High Museum of Art, Atlanta, October 19, 2019−January 12, 2020 “One of the great photography books of our time.” —New Republic Sally Mann (born in Lexington, Virginia, 1951) is one of America’s most renowned photographers. Her work has been exhibited around the world and is held by such institutions as the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Museum of Modern Art, and Whitney Museum of American Art, all in New York; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; and Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography. Reynolds Price was the author of numerous books, including A Long and Happy Life (1962), volumes of short stories, poems, plays, essays, and memoirs. He was the James B. Duke Professor of English at Duke University.
11 × 9 ½ in. (27.9 × 24.1 cm) 88 pages 60 duotone images Hardcover with jacket and bellyband ISBN 978-1-59711-254-3 US $50.00 / CDN $69.95 / UK £35.00 55000
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Children’s Books “The camera is an instrument that teaches people how to see without a camera.” —Dorothea Lange, Aperture Founding Member In 2014, Aperture began to publish photography books for kids, each meant to sharpen their seeing and kick-start creativity. So far, we have created a playful activity book to engage kids in the fun and wonder of photography; an artist book where everyday scenes are transformed into a game of pairs; and a journey through the power and magic of photography by Joel Meyerowitz, reflecting on the kinds of tools photographers use to see, like intuition, timing, point of view, a willingness to wait, and the courage to move closer—tactics that make beauty and meaning, otherwise hidden, visible.
Seeing Things: A Kid’s Guide to Looking at Photographs By Joel Meyerowitz • • •
Learn from a popular and captivating master of the medium Introduces the magic of great photographs like John Szarkowski’s Looking at Photographs, but for kids For every parent who wants to empower their child to navigate the world of images
Joel Meyerowitz (born in New York, 1938) is an award-winning photographer whose work has appeared in over 350 exhibitions in museums and galleries around the world. He has published over fifteen books. “The moment of seeing is like waking up.” —Joel Meyerowitz
8#¼ × 11#1/8 in. (21 × 28.4 cm) 80 pages 30 black-and-white and fourcolor images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-315-1 US $24.95 / CDN $34.95 / UK £15.95 52495
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8#½ × 10#5/8 in. (21.6 × 27 cm) 108 pages 85 four-color images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-355-7 US $19.95 / CDN $27.95 / UK £12.95 ISBN: 978-1-59711-355-7
Go Photo! An Activity Book for Kids Text and photographs by Alice Proujansky Illustrations by Maggie Prendergast • • •
Featuring fun and inspiring photo activities for everyone A playful book with step-by-step illustrated instructions for each activity Provides the tools, tips, and motivation to kick-start creativity
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Alice Proujansky is Aperture Foundation’s coordinator of community partnerships. She holds a BFA from the Tisch School of the Arts, New York University, and has taught photography and led professional development coaching sessions for educators at Urban Arts Partnership, the Red Hook Community Justice Center, and the New York City Department of Education.
This Equals That
By Jason Fulford and Tamara Shopsin • • •
A colorful art book made for children, that all ages will enjoy A unique and imaginative journey in photographs—a game of connections A clever collaboration between two artists, both with popular followings
Jason Fulford (born in Atlanta, 1973) is a photographer and cofounder of the nonprofit J&L Books. He is a contributing editor at Blind Spot and a frequent lecturer. His monographs include Raising Frogs for $$$ (2006), The Mushroom Collector (2010), and Hotel Oracle (2013).
7#3/4 × 7#3/4 in. (19.7 × 19.7 cm) 80 pages 40 four-color images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-288-8 US $19.95 / CDN $27.95 / UK £12.95 Limited-edition print available ISBN 978-1-59711-288-8 51995
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Tamara Shopsin (born in New York, 1979) is a graphic designer and illustrator whose work has been featured in the New York Times, GOOD, Time, Wired, and Newsweek. She is the author of Mumbai New York Scranton (2013) and Arbitrary Stupid Goal (2017). She is also a cook at her family’s restaurant, Shopsin’s, in New York.
”By the time you get to the end of [This Equals That], you’ve undergone a kind of visual tuneup that will make you see the world around you more clearly, and make it much more interesting too.” —New York Times [#43#]
Aperture Masters of Photography The Aperture Masters of Photography series is an unparalleled library of both historical and contemporary photographers, and serves as an accessible compilation for anyone studying the history of photography. Initially presented as the History of Photography Series in 1976, the first of twenty volumes featured Henri Cartier-Bresson and was edited by legendary French publisher Robert Delpire, who cofounded the series with Aperture’s own Michael E. Hoffman. The series has been relaunched, elegantly updated and refreshed for today’s photography-hungry audiences. Each volume presents an evocative selection of the photographer’s life’s work, introduced with a foreword by a notable curator or historian, image-by-image commentary, and a chronology of the artist’s life.
Introduction and commentary by Julia Van Haaften • • • •
A redesigned and expanded edition of a classic Aperture book Abbott is regarded as a pioneer of scientific images Includes new commentary and a chronology of the artist’s life For anyone interested in documentary photography
Berenice Abbott (born in Springfield, Ohio, 1898; died in Monson, Maine, 1991) was an American photographer best known for her blackand-white photography of New York City architecture and urban design of the 1930s.
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Julia Van Haaften is a prolific writer and curator. She most recently curated Berenice Abbott: Photography and Science (2012) for the MIT Museum, which traveled to Moscow’s Multimedia Art Museum.
Introduction and commentary by Clément Chéroux • • •
An updated edition of the first volume in the original Aperture Masters of Photography series Edited by legendary French publisher Robert Delpire Encapsulates the spontaneity for which Cartier-Bresson was renowned
Henri Cartier-Bresson (born in Chanteloup, France, 1908; died in Montjustin, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, France, 2004) was one of the founders of the photography agency Magnum. Clément Chéroux is a photography historian, curator of the photography collection at the Centre Pompidou, Paris, and editor of the journal Études photographiques. See Henri Cartier-Bresson: Interviews and Conversations, 1951– 1998 (page 33) and The Mind’s Eye: Writings on Photography and Photographers (page 84). [#44#]
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Introduction and commentary by David Campany • • •
An updated introduction to one of the most influential artists of the twentieth century Evans defined the field of documentary photography Includes a new text by historian David Campany
Walker Evans (born in St. Louis, Missouri, 1903; died in New Haven, Connecticut, 1975) was the forerunner of the documentary tradition in American photography and created an unparalleled body of work.
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Historian David Campany is one of the best-known and most accessible writers on photography. He has published several books, among them The Open Road: Photography and the American Road Trip (Aperture, 2014), Walker Evans: The Magazine Work (2013), and Photography and Cinema (2008).
Introduction and commentary by Linda Gordon • • •
An introduction to an early master of documentary photography Lange’s powerful images became icons of the era An essential book for aspiring documentary photographers
Dorothea Lange (born in Hoboken, New Jersey, 1895; died in Berkeley, California, 1965) documented rural poverty for the federal Farm Security Administration from 1935 to 1939.
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Linda Gordon is a professor of humanities and history at New York University. She has written at length on Dorothea Lange, including in the Bancroft Prize– winning book Dorothea Lange: A Life Beyond Limits (2009).
Introduction and commentary by Peter Barberie • • •
An expanded chronology of this celebrated photographer’s life Strand is regarded as a key figure in Modernist photography An accessible compilation for anyone studying the history of photography
Paul Strand (born in New York, 1890; died in Orgeval, France, 1976) was one of the great photographers of the twentieth century. As a youth, he studied under Lewis Hine and went on to draw acclaim from such illustrious sources as Alfred Stieglitz. After World War II, Strand traveled around the world to photograph, and, in the process, created a dynamic and significant body of work. Peter Barberie is the Brodsky Curator of Photographs, Alfred Stieglitz Center, Philadelphia Museum of Art, and a leading historian on Paul Strand.
8 × 8 in. (20.3 × 20.3 cm) 96 pages 42 duotone images Hardcover with jacket ISBN 978-1-59711-286-4 US $18.95 / CDN $26.95 / UK £12.00 Limited-edition print available 51895
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The Photography Workshop Series In The Photography Workshop Series, Aperture works with the world’s top photographers to distill their creative approaches, teachings, and insights on photography—offering the workshop experience in a book. Our goal is to inspire photographers of all levels who wish to improve their work, as well as readers interested in deepening their understanding of the art of photography. Each volume is introduced by a well-known student of the featured photographer.
Larry Fink on Composition and Improvisation Introduction by Lisa Kereszi • • •
Includes advice, expertise, and stories that reveal the photographer’s own creative process Covers a variety of topics essential to all photographers A must-have for any aspiring photographer
Larry Fink (born in Brooklyn, 1941) has been a professor at Yale University School of Art; Cooper Union School of Art and Architecture; Parsons The New School for Design; and Tyler School of Art, Temple University. Currently, he is a tenured professor of photography at Bard College.
7#1/2 × 10 in. (19 × 25.4 cm) 128 pages 50 black-and-white and fourcolor images Paperback with flaps ISBN 978-1-59711-273-4 US $29.95 / CDN $41.95 / UK £19.95 Limited-edition print available 52995
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Lisa Kereszi is a photographer and director of undergraduate studies at the Yale University School of Art.
Todd Hido on Landscapes, Interiors, and the Nude Introduction by Gregory Halpern • • •
An exploration of genres from a master of landscape photography For photographers looking to refine their landscape and interior work An ideal reference guide for photographers of all levels
Todd Hido (born in Kent, Ohio, 1968) is a San Francisco Bay Area–based artist. His books include House Hunting (2001), Roaming (2004), and Excerpts from Silver Meadows (2013). He is a recipient of a Eureka Fellowship and a Wallace Alexander Gerbode Foundation Visual Arts Award. Gregory Halpern teaches at the Rochester Institute of Technology and is coeditor of The Photographer’s Playbook (Aperture, 2014).
7 ½ × 10 in. (19 × 25.4 cm) 128 pages 73 black-and-white and fourcolor images Paperback with flaps ISBN 978-1-59711-297-0 US $29.95 / CDN $41.95 / UK £19.95 52995
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Mary Ellen Mark on the Portrait and the Moment Introduction by Laurie Rae Baxter • •
From a critically acclaimed photographer, a necessary guide for anyone interested in portraiture For photographers seeking to refine their storytelling photography
“The wealth of experience and wisdom . . . distilled into these pages makes this book a worthwhile addition to any photographer’s library.” —New York Journal of Books
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Mary Ellen Mark’s (born in Philadelphia, 1940; died in New York, 2015) honors and awards included a Fulbright Scholarship, Guggenheim Fellowship, the Cornell Capa Award, and five honorary doctorates. She published twenty-one books, including American Odyssey (Aperture, 1999), Twins (Aperture, 2003), Exposure (2005), Prom (2012), and Tiny: Streetwise Revisited (Aperture, 2015). Laurie Rae Baxter has spent her professional career as a professor of philosophy, teaching for over twenty-five years at the University of Victoria, British Columbia.
Alex Webb and Rebecca Norris Webb on Street Photography and the Poetic Image Introduction by Teju Cole • • • •
A street photography guide from two leading artists in the field Helps photographers gain confidence working in different cultures Teaches complexity, color, and creative tension in photographs Will appeal to artists of all levels
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Alex Webb (born in San Francisco, 1952) has published fifteen books and has been a member of Magnum Photos since 1979. Rebecca Norris Webb (born in Rushville, Indiana, 1956) is the author of The Glass Between Us (2006), Violet Isle: A Duet of Photographs from Cuba (with Alex Webb, 2009), and My Dakota (2012). Teju Cole is the author of Every Day Is for the Thief (2007) a novella, and the novel Open City (2011). He is the photography critic for the New York Times Magazine.
“How rare it is to see master photographers give an eloquent account of their practice.” —Teju Cole from Alex Webb and Rebecca Norris Webb on Street Photography and the Poetic Image
Anthologies and Compilations Aperture provides a publication platform for the exploration of key historical ideas and contemporary concepts by leading authors, critics, and curators. Richly illustrated and meticulously researched, these volumes offer unique perspectives on their particular topic of study. Subjects covered include an anthology of Aperture magazine’s first sixty years; an exploration of the recent history of color photography; a series of “books about books,” each an essential contribution to this expanding area of scholarship; and the first-ever compilation focusing on photography and the American road trip. These volumes—and many others—offer insight and inspiration to collectors of photography and photobooks, students, and practitioners alike.
Aperture Magazine Anthology: The Minor White Years, 1952–1976 Edited and with an introduction by Peter C. Bunnell
Color Rush: American Color Photography from Stieglitz to Sherman By Lisa Hostetler and Katherine A. Bussard A gorgeous survey of the history of color photography in the US.
The first anthology of Aperture magazine to ever be published includes some of the best critical writing from the first twenty-five years of the magazine. 6#3/8 × 9#3/8 in. (16.2 × 23.8 cm) 456 pages 150 four-color images Clothbound with jacket ISBN 978-1-59711-196-6 US $39.95 / CDN $55.95 / UK £25.00
Peter C. Bunnell is the inaugural David Hunter McAlpin Professor of the History of Photography and Modern Art Emeritus at Princeton University.
Lisa Hostetler is a curator of photography at the George Eastman Museum, Rochester, New York. 9#½ × 11#½ in. (24.1 × 29.2 cm) 244 pages 202 four-color images Hardcover with jacket ISBN 978-1-59711-226-0 US $60.00 / CDN $83.95 / UK £40.00
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The Chinese Photobook: From the 1900s to the Present Edited by Martin Parr and WassinkLundgren Texts by Gu Zheng, Raymond Lum, Ruben Lundgren, Stephanie H. Tung, and Gerry Badger
The Dutch Photobook: A Thematic Selection from 1945 Onwards By Frits Gierstberg and Rik Suermondt A visually striking examination of contemporary Dutch photobook culture.
Original insights into the fascinating history of photobook publishing in China. 10 × 11#3/8 in. (25.5 × 28.8 cm) 448 pages 1,000 four-color images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-375-5 US $80.00 / CDN $110.00 / UK £50.00 58000
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Katherine A. Bussard is associate curator of photography at the Art Institute of Chicago.
In addition to his work as a photographer, Martin Parr is a collector of photobooks, and the coauthor of The Photobook: A History, volumes I–III. WassinkLundgren is a collaboration between Thijs groot Wassink and Ruben Lundgren. Gu Zheng is a photographer, critic, historian, curator, and professor; Raymond Lum was the librarian for the Western Languages Collection at Harvard-Yenching Library; Stephanie H. Tung is a PhD candidate at Princeton University; Gerry Badger is an architect, curator, photographer, and coauthor of The Photobook: A History, volumes I–III.
Frits Gierstberg is the author of European Portrait Photography (2015). 9#½ × 11 in. (24.1 × 27.9 cm) 288 pages 820 four-color images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-200-0 US $75.00 / CDN $104.95 / UK £50.00 57500
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Rik Suermondt is the author of In Dutch Eyes: A Critical History of Photography in the Netherlands (2007).
The Edge of Vision: The Rise of Abstraction in Photography By Lyle Rexer
The Latin American Photobook Edited by Horacio Fernández Provides revelatory perspectives on the undercharted history of Latin American photography.
The first English-language book to document abstraction in contemporary photography.
8 × 10 in. (20.3 × 25.4 cm) 292 pages 180 four-color and black-andwhite images Paperback ISBN 978-1-59711-242-0 US $35.00 / CDN $48.95 / UK £25.00 Limited-edition print available
Horacio Fernández is the author of numerous catalogues and books, including Fotografía Pública: Photography in Print, 1919–1939 (1999).
Lyle Rexer is a New York–based independent writer and critic. His previous books include How to Look at Outsider Art (2005) and Photography’s Antiquarian Avant-Garde (2002). 9 × 12 in. (22.9 × 30.5 cm) 256 pages 817 four-color images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-189-8 US $75.00 / CDN $104.95 / UK £45.00
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Looking Again: Photography at the New Orleans Museum of Art
9#½ × 11#½ in. (24.5 × 29 cm) 294 pages 131 black-and-white and four-color images Hardcover with jacket ISBN 978-1-59711-442-4 US $80.00 / CDN $105.00 / UK £60.00 Copublished by Aperture and the New Orleans Museum of Art
By Russell Lord • • •
An exciting new look at one of the country’s most important photography collections 131 objects beautifully reproduced as full-page illustrations, published together for the first time An essential addition to scholarship on the medium
Begun in the early 1970s, the photography collection at the New Orleans Museum of Art is one of the finest in the country, numbering over twelve thousand works and spanning the history of photography from the early 1840s to the present. Looking Again provides a glimpse into both the collection at the museum, and photography’s complexity in a broader sense. Through 131 beautifully reproduced objects and accompanying essays, this volume addresses long-held beliefs and offers new ways of thinking about, and looking at, photographs. An additional text details the history of photography at the New Orleans Museum of Art, beginning with the first photography exhibition presented at the museum in 1918. Russell Lord is the Freeman Family Curator of Photographs at the New Orleans Museum of Art. He has written and lectured widely on almost every movement in the history of photography.
“As the world moves increasingly toward an image-dependent style of communication, there has never been a better time to seriously examine our belief in or apprehension toward the photographic image. . . . we submit these examples from our collection and invite you to look—and then look again." –Russell Lord [#49#]
The New York Times Magazine Photographs Edited by Kathy Ryan
PHOTO ART: Photography in the 21st Century By Uta Grosenick and Thomas Seeling
A visual exploration packed with nearly 500 photos that includes perspectives and anecdotes by photographers, writers, and editors.
An extraordinary survey of photography in the twenty-first century.
Kathy Ryan is the award-winning photo editor of the New York Times Magazine. 9#½ × 11#½ in. (24.1 × 29.2 cm) 448 pages 500 four-color images Hardcover with jacket ISBN 978-1-59711-146-1 US $75.00 / CDN $104.95 / UK £50.00 Limited-edition print available 57500
Photographs by Lynsey Addario, Chuck Close, Gregory Crewdson, Lee Friedlander, Nan Goldin, David Hockney, Jeff Koons, Annie Leibovitz, Sally Mann, Mary Ellen Mark, Ryan McGinley, Susan Meiselas, James Nachtwey, Martin Parr, Sebastião Salgado, Cindy Sherman, Bruce Weber, and more
8#¼# × 10#3/8 in. (21 × 26.4 cm) 512 pages 565 four-color and blackand-white images Flexibind ISBN 978-1- 59711-062-4 US $55.00 / CDN $76.95 Available in US & Canada only
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Artists include Adam Broomberg/Oliver Chanarin, Kelli Connell, Tacita Dean, Luc Delahaye, JH Engström, Roe Ethridge, Beate Gütschow, Jitka Hanzlová, Takashi Homma, Rinko Kawauchi, Justine Kurland, An-My Lê, Hellen van Meene, Florian Maier-Aichen, Zwelethu Mthethwa, Wang Qingsong, Alec Soth, Eve Sussmann, Sze Tsung Leong Texts by Paolo Bianchi, Reinhard Braun, David Brittain, Florian Ebner, Erik Eelbode, Roy Exley, Barbara Hofmann-Johnson, Karen Irvine, Martin Jaeggi, Sarah Lewis, Jan-Erik Lundström, Nadine Olonetzky, Johan Sjöström, Rik Suermondt, Ossian Ward, Grant Watson
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Photographic Memory: The Album in the Age of Photography Edited by Verna Posever Curtis
Photography Is Magic By Charlotte Cotton A critical survey of the practices of over eighty artists, all of whom are engaged with experimental approaches to photographic ideas, set within the contemporary image environment, framed by Web 2.0.
An illustrated history tracing the rise of the photo album. Verna Posever Curtis is a curator of photography in the Prints and Photographs Division of the Library of Congress. 9#½ × 11#1/2 in. (24.3 × 29.2 cm) 288 pages 350 four-color images Hardcover with tip-on ISBN 978-1-59711-131-7 US $75.00 / CDN $104.95 / UK £45.00
Copublished by Aperture and the Library of Congress
8 × 10 1/3 in. (20.32 × 26.29 cm) 384 pages 311 four-color images Paperback with flaps ISBN 978-1-59711-331-1 US $49.95 / CDN $69.95 / UK £35.00 Limited-edition print available 54995
Artists include Michele Abeles, Walead Beshty, Lucas Blalock, Shannon Ebner, Sam Falls, Daniel Gordon, Owen Kydd, Nico Krebs and Taiyo Onorato, Matthew Porter, Shirana Shahbazi, Kate Steciw (cover), and Sara VanDerBeek Charlotte Cotton is a curator and author of Words Without Pictures, coauthored with Alex Klein (Aperture, 2010) and Public, Private, Secret (Aperture, 2018).
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The Photographer’s Cookbook Essay by Lisa Hostetler
Rochester 585/716: A Postcards from America Project Photographs by Chien-Chi Chang, Bruce Gilden, Jim Goldberg, Susan Meiselas, Martin Parr, Paolo Pellegrin, Alessandra Sanguinetti, Alec Soth, Larry Towell, Alex Webb, and Donovan Wylie Texts by Cornelius Eady, Marie Howe, Chris Klatell, Nathan Lyons, and Laura Wexler
A collection of photographers’ recipes and food photographs gathered in the 1970s, including William Eggleston’s Cheese Grits Casserole and Richard Avedon’s Royal Pot Roast. Lisa Hostetler is curator of photography at George Eastman Museum, Rochester, New York. 6#3/8 × 8#½ in. (16.2 × 21.6 cm) 160 pages 50 black-and-white and fourcolor images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-357-1 US $29.95 / CDN $41.95 / UK £19.95
Copublished by Aperture and George Eastman Museum
8 1/2 × 11 in. (21.6 × 28 cm) 452 pages 1,000 four-color and blackand-white images Paperback with C-print ISBN 978-1-59711-340-3 US $75.00 / CDN $104.95 / UK £50.00 57500
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Anthologies and Compilations
A major documentary project of Rochester, New York, by an all-star group of Magnum photographers. Copublished by Aperture and Pier 24 Photography
The Radical Eye: Iconic Modernist Photography from the Sir Elton John Collection
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Edited by Shoair Mavlian and Simon Baker Essays by Dawn Ades and Shoair Mavlian Interview with Sir Elton John • • •
Unique survey of one of the world’s greatest collections of photography Unparalleled selection of Modernist images Exclusive interview with Sir Elton John
Shoair Mavlian is an assistant curator at Tate Modern focusing primarily on photography. Simon Baker is the senior curator of photography and International Art, Tate Modern. Dawn Ades is professor emerita at the University of Essex, and former codirector of the Center for the Study of Surrealism and Its Legacies, UK.
Total Records: Photography and the Art of the Album Cover Edited by Antoine de Beaupré Text by Jacques Denis Interview with Jean-Baptiste Mondino • • •
Includes over 500 familiar and groundbreaking record covers A fun pop quiz book for photo and music nerds A history of vinyl: where music and art photography meet
Antoine de Beaupré is the founder and director of Librarie 213, a bookstore that specializes in photography and rare books, and Edition 213, a publishing company for limited-edition artist books. Jacques Denis is a music journalist and coauthor of Intifada Rap (2014); Jean-Baptiste Mondino is a photographer, music video director, and cofounder of Bandits Production.
This book offers a do-it-yourself manual and a survey of key examples of self-publishing success stories, as well as a manifesto and list of resources.
8#1/4 × 10#7/8 in. (21 × 27.6 cm) 512 pages 280 four-color and 20 blackand-white illustrations Paperback with flaps ISBN 978-1-59711-344-1 US $29.95 / CDN $41.95 / UK £19.95 ISBN: 978-1-59711-344-1
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A stunning catalogue of anti-portraiture from a photography collector. W. M. Hunt is a photography collector, curator, and consultant who lives in New York. 10#¼ × 11 in. (26 × 27.9 cm) 132 pages 370 four-color images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-193-5 US $75.00 / CDN $104.95 Available in US & Canada only 57500
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The Unseen Eye: Photographs from the Unconscious By W. M. Hunt Introduction by William A. Ewing
Self Publish, Be Happy: A DIY Photobook Manual and Manifesto By Bruno Ceschel
Bruno Ceschel is a writer, publisher, and academic. He is the founder and director of Self Publish, Be Happy, an organization that collects, studies, and celebrates self-published photobooks through an ongoing program of workshops, live events, and on/offline projects.
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William A. Ewing is author of Ernst Haas: Color Correction (2010) and Masterclass: Arnold Newman (2012).
Monographs and Photobook Classics No art library should be considered complete without Aperture’s classic photobooks— from the very first title published by Aperture, Edward Weston’s Flame of Recognition, to Diane Arbus: An Aperture Monograph, now in print for more than forty years; from contemporary classics such as Sally Mann’s Immediate Family and Nan Goldin’s Ballad of Sexual Dependency to the remastered and expanded edition of Josef Koudelka’s Gypsies. In addition to these perennially best-selling books, Aperture continues to publish innovative monographs by leading photographers and up-and-coming artists who are shaping the language of photography for the future. These range from surveys by contemporary masters to “First Books” by younger artists, produced with equal care alongside publications that spotlight previously under-recognized treasures from the medium’s history.
9#½ × 12#½ in. (24.1 × 31.8 cm) 112 pages 108 four-color images and video stills Clothbound with jacket ISBN 978-1-59711-308-3 US $80.00 / CDN $110.95 / UK £50.00 Limited-edition print available
Sama Alshaibi: Sand Rushes In Edited and with an interview by Isabella Ellaheh Hughes Foreword by Salwa Mikdadi Essay by Alfredo Cramerotti
Site Specific Photographs by Olivo Barbieri Introduction by Christopher Phillips
A multimedia series that explores conflict between the US, West Asia, and North Africa.
Olivo Barbieri (born in Carpi, Italy, 1954) is a key figure in Italian contemporary art and his photographs are in the collections of the Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany; Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo, Seville, Spain; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; International Center of Photography, New York; and Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea (GAM), Turin, Italy.
Sama Alshaibi (born in Basra, Iraq, 1973) is an associate professor of photography and video art at the University of Arizona. Isabella Ellaheh Hughes is an independent curator, critic, and contributing editor to ArtAsiaPacific; Salwa Mikdadi is an art historian and independent curator; Alfredo Cramerotti is a writer, curator, editor, and artist based in Wales.
A comprehensive photo-essay about twentyfirst-century urban space.
9#3⁄4 × 13#2⁄3 in. (24.9 × 34 cm) 184 pages 126 four-color images Hardcover with jacket ISBN 978-1-59711-229-1 US $75.00 / CDN $104.95 / UK £50.00 Limited-edition print available 57500
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Christopher Phillips is curator at the International Center of Photography in New York and is a widely published critic and photography historian.
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Stonework and Lime Kilns Photographs by Bernd and Hilla Becher
Olivia Bee: Kids in Love Interview by Tavi Gevinson
An essential addition to any photo library, this classic photobook includes iconic images by the Bechers.
First book by twenty-one-year-old photography phenom, documenting the millennial generation.
Bernd Becher (born in Siegen, Germany, 1931; died in Rostock, Germany, 2007) and Hilla Becher (born in Potsdam, Germany, 1934; died in Düsseldorf, 2015) met at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf and first collaborated in 1959.
Olivia Bee (born in Portland, Oregon, 1994) is based in Brooklyn. After receiving recognition for her photographs on social media, Bee’s work has been featured in publications such as Vogue, Vice, New York, New York Times Magazine, and Le Monde.
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Tavi Gevinson is the founding editor of Rookie, an online publication for teenage girls. In 2016 she appeared in The Crucible on Broadway.
Jonas Bendiksen: The Last Testament Photographs and texts by Jonas Bendiksen
Werner Bischof: Backstory Edited and with text by Marco Bischof Preface by Fred Ritchin Interview with Marco Bischof by Kristen Lubben
The Last Testament is a work of apocalyptic journalism and compelling artistic imagination, featuring visual accounts and stories of seven men around the world who claim to be the Second Coming of Jesus Christ.
6#½ × 9#½ in. (16.5 × 24 cm) 464 pages 174 four-color and blackand-white images Flexibind ISBN 978-1-59711-428-8 US $50.00 / CDN $67.50 / UK £40.00
Jonas Bendiksen (born in Tønsberg, Norway, 1977) has been a member of Magnum Photos since 2004. His previous books include Satellites (Aperture, 2006) and The Places We Live (Aperture, 2008). A GOST book published by Aperture
The remarkable journey of a Magnum photographer, told afresh and in his own words, through letters, diaries, sketches and more.
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Werner Bischof (born in Zürich, 1916; died in Peru, 1954) became one the first members of Magnum. While photographing in the Andes, he died at the age of thirty-eight. Marco Bischof, the artist’s son, is a documentary filmmaker, editor, and author. Fred Ritchin codirects the Photography and Human Rights Program at NYU with the Magnum Foundation; Kristen Lubben is executive director of the Magnum Foundation.
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Marco Breuer: Early Recordings Essay by Mark Alice Durant
Other Rooms Photographs by Jo Ann Callis Essay by Francine Prose
The first comprehensive monograph of this important German artist.
10#3/8 × 13 ¼ in. (26.3 × 33.5 cm) 96 pages 50 four-color images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-033-4 US $65.00 / CDN $89.95 / UK £35.00 Limited-edition print available
Marco Breuer (born in Landshut, Germany, 1966) received a degree in photography from Lette-Verein Berlin in 1988 and later attended Hochschule Darmstadt–University of Applied Sciences, graduating with an advanced degree in photography in 1992. Mark Alice Durant is an editor of the online journal Saint Lucy.
The first publication to comprehensively feature Jo Ann Callis’s mid-1970s investigation of the nude body. Jo Ann Callis (born in Cincinnati, 1940) began teaching at CalArts in 1976. 9 × 11#½ in. (22.9 × 29.2 cm) 120 pages 71 four-color images Hardcover with tip-on ISBN 978-1-59711-275-8 US $65.00 / CDN $89.95 / UK £40.00 Limited-edition print available
Francine Prose is the award-winning author of Blue Angel (2006).
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Robert Capa Photographs
Eden Photographs and texts by Sylvain Couzinet-Jacques
An essential monograph on one of the twentieth century’s greatest photographers.
11#3/8 × 9#½ in. (28.9 × 24.1 cm) 192 pages 167 black-and-white images Paperback ISBN 978-0-89381-675-9 US $29.95 / CDN $41.95 / UK £19.95 Limited-edition print available 55000
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First book by this young and innovative French artist, exploring the idea of property, ownership and image-making in Eden, North Carolina.
Robert Capa (born in Budapest, 1913; died in Indochina, 1964) was a Hungarian war photographer and photojournalist. In 1947, he cofounded Magnum Photos with Henri CartierBresson, George Rodger, and David Seymour. 9#¼ × 12#¼ in. (23.5 × 31 cm) 928 pages plus 16 six-page gatefolds 1,024 black-and-white and four-color images Hardcover Bilingual English and French ISBN 978-1-59711-379-3 US $80.00 / CDN $110.95 / UK £55.00 58000
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Sylvain Couzinet-Jacques (born in Sens, France, 1983) is a graduate of the École Supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Marseille and the École Nationale Supérieure de la Photographie in Arles. His work has been featured at LE BAL in Paris, Fotofestival Mannheim, and La Galerie Particulière in both Paris and Brussels. Copublished by Aperture and Fondation d’entreprise Hermès
Diane Arbus Diane Arbus (born and died in New York City, 1923–1971) revolutionized the terms of photographic portraiture—and of the medium itself. In a letter of recommendation, her mentor, Lisette Model, said of her, “Photographers can be good, bad, excellent, first rate, or tops, but there are hardly any artists among them. Here is an exception.” Aperture was the first to publish her work in book form; since its first publication in 1972, Diane Arbus: An Aperture Monograph has been published in five languages and today its print run exceeds 450,000. It is acknowledged as a timeless classic and remains the foundation of her international reputation. Penetrating the psyche with all the force of a personal encounter, Arbus’s photographs transform the way we see the world and the people in it.
Diane Arbus: A Chronology By Elisabeth Sussman and Doon Arbus Biographies by Jeff L. Rosenheim • • • •
A comprehensive chronology that reads almost like a diary Drawn primarily from the artist’s personal notebooks and unpublished writings Includes extensive footnotes and profiles of people who had an impact on Arbus’s life and work Arbus’s originality and eloquence as a writer may rival her gifts as a photographer
8 × 6 1/2 in. (20.3 × 16.5 cm) 192 pages Paperback with flaps ISBN 978-1-59711-179-9 US $29.95 / CDN $41.95 / UK £19.95 52995
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Elisabeth Sussman is the Sondra Gilman Curator of Photography at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. Doon Arbus is the eldest daughter of Diane and Allan Arbus. Since her mother’s death she has managed The Estate of Diane Arbus; Jeff L. Rosenheim is curator of photographs at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Mary Bahr is the editor of Diane Arbus Revelations (Random House, 2003), which contained all the texts that appear in this book.
Diane Arbus: Magazine Work Photographs and text by Diane Arbus Essay by Thomas W. Southall • • •
A collection of magazine portraits taken by one of the most daring artists of the twentieth century Includes pictures from magazines such as Harper’s Bazaar and Esquire An ideal gift for photographers interested in portraiture
A collection of Arbus’s riveting and original commercial photographs, which coexisted with the personal projects for which she is known today. Thomas W. Southall is an author, art critic, and scholar.
Monographs and Photobook Classics
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Edited and designed by Doon Arbus and Marvin Israel • • •
In 2012, reissued as the fortieth-anniversary edition Published in five languages since 1972 More than 450,000 copies in print to date
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Doon Arbus is the eldest daughter of Diane and Allan Arbus; since her mother’s death she has managed The Estate of Diane Arbus.
Paperback with flaps ISBN 978-1-59711-175-1 US $39.95 / CDN $55.95 / UK £25.00 53995
Marvin Israel (1924–1984) was a painter, art director, graphic designer, and influential teacher. “Diane Arbus was not a theorist but an artist. Her concern was not to buttress philosophical positions but to make pictures. She loved photography for the miracles it performs every day by accident, and respected it for the precise intentional tool that it could be, given talent, intelligence, dedication, and discipline.” —John Szarkowski
Untitled: Diane Arbus Edited and with an afterword by Doon Arbus • • •
The only volume of Arbus’s work devoted to a single project In 2012, reissued with all-new separations A must-have for fans of Arbus and photography fans worldwide
Doon Arbus is the eldest daughter of Diane and Allan Arbus; since her mother’s death she has managed The Estate of Diane Arbus.
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11 × 14 in. (27.9 × 35.6 cm) 112 pages 51 duotone images Hardcover with jacket ISBN 978-1-59711-190-4 US $75.00 / CDN $104.95 / UK £45.00 57500
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“The extraordinary power of Untitled confirms our earliest impression of Arbus’s work. It is as iconographic as it gets in any medium. -These pictures are purely ecstatic.” —Hilton Als
“[Aperture] magazine and its adventurous book-publishing arm (500 titles and counting, including classics by Diane Arbus and Nan Goldin) showed and supported photography before photography was cool. May they continue to do so now that it is.” —Wall Street Journal
John Chiara: California Essay by Virginia Heckert • • •
The much-anticipated first book by this beloved California artist Surreal, thrilling landscapes of San Francisco, Los Angeles, and the Pacific Coast A must-have album for everyone following the evolving story of photography
11 × 12#7/8 in. (27.9 × 32.7 cm) 164 pages 95 four-color images Clothbound ISBN 978-1-59711-423-3 US $65.00 / CDN $87.50 / UK £45.00 Limited-edition available
John Chiara (born in San Francisco, 1971) received a BFA in photography from the University of Utah in 1995 and an MFA in photography from the California College of the Arts in 2004. In 2011 and 2013, the Pilara Foundation in San Francisco commissioned work by the artist that was included in group exhibitions at Pier 24 Photography. Virginia Heckert is photography curator and head of the Department of Photographs at the J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles. Copublished by Aperture and Pier 24 Photography
Kodachromes Photographs by William Christenberry Essay by Richard B. Woodward
Negative Publicity: Artefacts of Extraordinary Rendition By Edmund Clark and Crofton Black Essay by Eyal Weizman
The first publication to showcase William Christenberry’s work with Kodachrome film.
9#2 /5 × 11#2/5 in. (23.9 × 29 cm) 176 pages 115 four-color images Hardcover with tip-on ISBN 978-1-59711-147-8 US $65.00 / CDN $89.95 / UK £45.00 Limited-edition print available
William Christenberry (born in Hale County, Alabama, 1936; died in Washington, DC, 2016) is best remembered for his photography, paintings, drawings, and sculptures that depict Southern themes. Richard B. Woodward is an art critic based in New York.
This is a powerful mix of photography, investigative journalism, and forensic research with multiple papers and foldouts. 8#½ × 11#5/8 in. (21.6 × 29.7 cm) 288 pages of varying sizes plus 14 gatefolds 35 four-color images and 83 reproduced documents Spiralbound with hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-351-9 US $80.00 / CDN $100.00 / UK £65.00
Edmund Clark (born in London, 1963) is the author of Guantanamo: If the Light Goes Out (2010), Control Order House (2012), and The Mountains of Majeed (2014). Crofton Black is an investigative researcher working with the human rights group Reprieve. Eyal Weizman is author of Forensis: The Architecture of Public Truth (2014). Copublished by Aperture and Magnum Foundation
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9 / × 11 / in. (24.4 × 29.2 cm) 144 pages 110 duotone images Hardcover with acetate jacket ISBN 978-1-59711-145-4 US $60.00 / CDN $83.95 / UK £40.00 Limited-edition print available 35
Occupied Territory Photographs by Lynne Cohen Essay by Britt Salvesen
Private Views Photographs by Barbara Crane Text by Barbara Hitchcock
A newly expanded and updated reissue of this classic monograph.
A collection of intimate Polaroids, taken during summer festivals in Chicago.
Lynne Cohen (born in Racine, Wisconsin, 1944; died in Montreal, 2014) studied painting and sculpture before turning to photography.
Barbara Crane (born in Chicago, 1928) works with a variety of materials, including Polaroid, gelatin-silver, and platinum prints. She has won several national awards and prizes and her archive is held at the Center for Creative Photography at the University of Arizona in Tuscon.
Britt Salvesen is head and curator of the Wallis Annenberg Department of Photography at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Copublished by Aperture and Stephen Daiter Gallery
7 × 10 in. (17.8 × 25.4 cm) 112 pages 100 four-color images Clothbound with tip-on ISBN 978-1-59711-096-9 US $39.95 / CDN $55.95 / UK £25.00 Limited-edition print available 53995
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Barbara Hitchcock is the former Polaroid Collection Curator. Copublished by Aperture and Stephen Daiter Gallery
Cathedral of the Pines Photographs by Gregory Crewdson Essay by Alexander Nemerov • • •
The first new body of work in five years from influential artist Gregory Crewdson Crewdson presents a new approach, his most intimate and personal body of work to date The book was accompanied by an exhibition that launched at Gagosian Gallery in January 2016
15#½ × 12 in. (39.4 × 30.5 cm) 76 pages 31 four-color images Clothbound ISBN 978-1-59711-350-2 US $80.00 / CDN $110.95 / UK £50.00 58000
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Gregory Crewdson (born in Brooklyn, 1962) is a graduate of SUNY Purchase and the Yale University School of Art, where he is now the director of graduate studies in photography. Crewdson’s awards include the Skowhegan Medal for Photography, National Endowment for the Arts Visual Artists Fellowship, and Aaron Siskind Fellowship. Alexander Nemerov is a professor of art and art history at Stanford University and the author of Silent Dialogues: Diane Arbus and Howard Nemerov (2015).
The Difficulties of Nonsense Photographs by Robert Cumming Edited and with an essay by Sarah Bay Gachot Interview by David Campany
Louise Dahl-Wolfe Texts by Oliva María Rubio, John P. Jacob, Celina Lunsford, and Louise Dahl-Wolfe A major survey by this influential and heretofore underappreciated fashion photographer.
The first and only comprehensive monograph of Cumming’s photography from the 1970s.
9 × 10#½ in. (23 × 27 cm) 180 pages 150 duotone and four-color images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-300-7 US $65.00 / CDN $89.95 / UK £45.00 Limited-edition print available 56500
Robert Cumming (born in Worcester, Massachusetts, 1943) is best known for his conceptual photography of sculptures and drawings which play with the mechanics of photographic practice. Sarah Bay Gachot is an independent curator, writer, and artist. David Campany is the author of Aperture Masters of Photography: Walker Evans (Aperture, 2015), The Open Road (Aperture, 2014), and Walker Evans: The Magazine Work (2014).
8#¼ × 11#¼ in. (21 × 28.5 cm) 256 pages 137 four-color and blackand-white images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-358-8 US $60.00 / CDN $83.95 Available in US & Canada only 56000
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Louise Dahl-Wolfe (born in San Francisco, 1895; died in New Jersey, 1989) began her career making pictures in 1923. In 1936 she was hired as a staff photographer at Harper’s Bazaar, and over the next thirty years revolutionized fashion photography through her editorial and personal work. Oliva María Rubio is an art historian, curator, and writer; John P. Jacob is the McEvoy Family Curator for Photography at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC; Celina Lunsford is the artistic director of the Fotografie Forum Frankfurt and vice president of the Deutsche Fotografische Akademie.
Subway Photographs and text by Bruce Davidson Introduction by Fred Braithwaite (Fab 5 Freddy) Afterword by Henry Geldzahler • • •
A series showcasing the New York City subway during the 1980s This third edition of a critically acclaimed series includes twentyfive never-before-published photos Ideal for those interested in urban photography and street art
Bruce Davidson (born in Oak Park, Illinois, 1933) is among America’s most influential documentary photographers. He became a member of Magnum Photos in 1958; received a Guggenheim Fellowship to document the civil rights movement in 1962; and was awarded National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships in 1962 and 1980. Fred Braithwaite aka Fab 5 Freddy is a visual artist, filmmaker, and rapper; Henry Geldzahler was an art historian, a critic, and a curator.
11#2/6 × 11#2/5#in. (29.5 × 29 cm) 144 pages 118 four-color images Hardcover with jacket ISBN 978-1-59711-194-2 US $65.00 / CDN $89.95 Available in US & Canada only Limited-edition print available 56500
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Bruce Davidson: Survey Texts by Charlotte Cotton, Carlos Gollonet, Frits Gierstberg, and Francesco Zanot
Jimmy DeSana: Suburban Edited by Dan Nadel and Laurie Simmons Essay by Elisabeth Sussman Memoir by Laurie Simmons
This survey focuses on the work that has made Bruce Davidson one of the most influential documentary photographers to this day.
9#½ × 11 in. (24 × 28 cm) 320 pages 190 black-and-white images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-377-9 US $65.00 / CDN $89.95 / UK £45.00 56500
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Bruce Davidson (born in Oak Park, Illinois, 1933) became a member of Magnum Photos in 1958. Charlotte Cotton is an author and curator; Carlos Gollonet is curator of photography at Fundación MAPFRE; Frits Gierstberg is head of exhibitions at the Nederlands Fotomuseum, Rotterdam; Francesco Zanot is chief curator at CAMERA, Italy. Copublished by Aperture and Fundación MAPFRE
9#½ × 10#½ in. (24.1 × 26.7 cm) 128 pages 62 four-color images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-098-3 US $45.00 / CDN $62.95 / UK £25.00 Limited-edition print available
A striking collection of Jimmy DeSana’s important early work, made throughout the 1970s and 1980s. 8#7/8 × 11 in. (22.6 × 27.9 cm) 96 pages 45 four-color images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-341-0 US $45.00 / CDN $62.95 / UK £30.00 Limited-edition print available 54500
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My Last Day at Seventeen Photographs by Doug DuBois Illustrations by Patrick Lynch
A powerful debut monograph that offers a potent look at family relations.
A compelling follow-up to DuBois’s acclaimed first book, All the Days and Nights, My Last Day at Seventeen provides an incisive examination of the uncertainties of growing up in Ireland today.
Doug DuBois (born in Dearborn, Michigan 1960) has received fellowships from the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, and is the author of My Last Day at Seventeen (Aperture, 2015). Donald Antrim is author of The Afterlife: A Memoir (2006).
9 3/8 × 111/2 -in. (24 × 29.3 cm) 156 pages 79 four-color images Clothbound ISBN 978-1-59711-313-7 US $60.00 / CDN 83.95 / UK £40.00 Limited-edition print available
Doug DuBois (born in Dearborn, Michigan, 1960) has received fellowships from the John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, and is the author of All the Days and Nights (Aperture, 2009). Patrick Lynch is a cartoonist, illustrator, and graphic designer based in Dublin.
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George Dureau, The Photographs Essay by Philip Gefter
Paris, New York, Shanghai Photographs by Hans Eijkelboom Introduction by Martin Parr Essay by Tony Godfrey
The first account in book form of the work of this key figure of photography.
A comparative study of three major cities from the acclaimed conceptual artist-cum-street photographer.
George Dureau (born and died in New Orleans, 1930–2014) was a painter, sculptor, and photographer known for his focus on the male nude. 10 × 12 in. (25 × 30 cm) 160 pages 98 duotone images Hardcover with tip-on ISBN 978-1-59711-284-0 US $60.00 / CDN $83.95 / UK £40.00 56000
Dan Nadel is the founder of the publishing company Picture Box; artist Laurie Simmons is represented by Salon 94; Elisabeth Sussman is a curator at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York.
All the Days and Nights Photographs by Doug DuBois Introduction by Donald Antrim
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Jimmy DeSana (born in Detroit, 1949; died in New York, 1990) photographed in downtown Manhattan and is well-known for documenting musicians such as the Talking Heads, Debbie Harry, and Billie Idol.
Philip Gefter is the author of Photography After Frank (Aperture, 2009) and Wagstaff: Before and After Mapplethorpe (2014).
10#½ × 8#¾ in. (26.7 × 22.2 cm) 240 pages 1,256 four-color images Hardcover; 3 volumes bound together ISBN 978-1-59711-044-0 US $55.00 / CDN $76.95 / UK £35.00
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Hans Eijkelboom (born in Arnhem, the Netherlands, 1949) has produced over twentyfive books, many of them self-published. Martin Parr is a photographer and was the editor of The Chinese Photobook (Aperture, 2015/16); Tony Godfrey is director of research at Sotheby’s Institute of Art, London, and professor of fine art at Plymouth University, UK.
8#½ × 11#2/3 in. (21.6 × 29.6 cm) 314 pages 250 four-color and blackand-white images Paperback with slipcover ISBN 978-1-59711-253-6 US $65.00 / CDN $89.95 / UK £45.00
Sketch of Paris Photographs by JH Engström
Tout Va Bien Photographs by JH Engström
A unique photographic tour of Paris by the acclaimed Swedish photographer JH Engström.
An exploration of place and home by an inveterate bookmaker and the recipient of the 2015 Leica Oskar Barnack Award for this series.
JH Engström (born in Karlstad, Värmland, Sweden, 1969) received his formal education from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, graduating in 1997. His books also include La Résidence (2010), From Back Home (2009), CDG/JHE (2008), and Tout Va Bien (Aperture, 2016).
8#7/8 × 11 in. (22.5 × 28 cm) 152 pages 103 four-color and blackand-white images Hardcover with tip-on ISBN 978-1-59711-348-9 US $65.00 / CDN $89.95 / UK £45.00 Limited-edition print available
JH Engström (born in Karlstad, Värmland, Sweden, 1969) received his formal education from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, graduating in 1997. His books include Sketch of Paris (Aperture, 2013), La Résidence (2010), From Back Home (2009), and CDG/JHE (2008).
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Paz Errázuriz: Survey Texts by Juan Vicente Aliaga, Gerardo Mosquera, and Paulina Varas
RFK Photographs by Paul Fusco Tribute by Senator Edward M. Kennedy Essays by Vicki Goldberg, Norman Mailer, and Evan Thomas
A compelling survey of Chile’s most celebrated photographer, spanning forty years of her career.
8#3/5 × 10 in. (21.8 × 25.4 cm) 271 pages 172 four-color and duotone images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-354-0 US $65.00 / CDN $89.95 / UK £45.00
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Paz Errázuriz (born in Santiago, Chile, 1944) has photographed extensively throughout Chile since the 1970s. In 2015 she was awarded the PHotoEspaña Award and represented Chile with Lotty Rosenfeld at the Venice Biennale. Juan Vicente Aliaga is a Spanish art critic and curator; Gerardo Mosquera is a curator, critic, art historian, and writer; Paulina Varas is a curator and researcher based in Valparaíso, Chile, and Barcelona.
11#3/4 × 9 in. (29.8 × 22.9 cm) 224 pages 120 four-color images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-079-2 US $50.00 / CDN $69.95 / UK £27.50 Limited-edition print available 55000
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This iconic series captures the crowds that came to pay homage to Robert F. Kennedy during his funeral train. Paul Fusco (born in Leominster, Massachusetts, 1930) has been a member of Magnum Photos since 1974, and began his career photographing during the Korean War. Senator Edward M. Kennedy, brother of John and Robert Kennedy, served in the US Senate from 1962 to 2009; Vicki Goldberg is author of The White House (2011); Norman Mailer was author of The Executioner’s Song (1979); Evan Thomas is author of Ike’s Bluff (2012).
Elliott Erwitt: Home Around the World Edited and with texts by Jessica S. McDonald Essays by Stuart Alexander, Sean Corcoran, and Steven Hoelscher • • •
A history of Erwitt with many previously unpublished photographs Erwitt is among the most popular photographers in the world Coincided with a University of Texas at Austin retrospective
Elliott Erwitt (born in Paris, 1928) is one of the world’s best known and most admired photographers today. The author of twenty-four books, Erwitt has been a member of Magnum Photos since 1953. Jessica S. McDonald is the chief curator of photography at the Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas at Austin. Stuart Alexander is an independent curator and international specialist of photographs for Christie’s; Sean Corcoran is a curator of prints and photographs at the Museum of the City of New York; Steven Hoelscher is chair of the Department of American Studies at the University of Texas at Austin. Copublished by Aperture and the Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas at Austin [#59#]
9 × 10 in. (22.9 × 25.4 cm) 312 pages 250 black-and-white and four-color images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-369-4 US $65.00 / CDN $89.95 / UK £45.00 56500
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The Last Book Photographs by Reinier Gerritsen Essay by Boris Kachka
Emmet Gowin Photographs and essays by Emmet Gowin Essays by Keith F. Davis and Carlos Gollonet Chronology by Carlos Martín García
A captivating series focusing on the persistence of the printed book in the New York City subway system.
6#½ × 9 in. (16.5 × 22.75 cm) 240 pages 45 four-color images and a visual index Hardcover with jacket ISBN 978-1-59711-270-3 US $65.00 / CDN $89.95 / UK £40.00 Limited-edition print available
Reinier Gerritsen (born in Amsterdam, 1950) has been photographing figures in the public sphere for over twenty years now. Boris Kachka is a contributing editor for New York magazine.
A key survey paying tribute to Gowin’s career and his impact on photography.
9#½ × 11#¾ in. (24 × 30 cm) 240 pages 180 duotone images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-261-1 US $69.95 / CDN $89.95 / UK £45.00 56995
Emmet Gowin (born in Danville, Virginia, 1941) earned his MFA in photography from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1967. Keith F. Davis is senior curator of photography at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri; Carlos Gollonet is the chief curator of photography at Fundación MAPFRE as well as a freelance editor and publisher. Copublished by Aperture and Fundación MAPFRE
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The Notion of Family Photographs by LaToya Ruby Frazier Interview by Dawoud Bey Essays by Laura Wexler and Dennis C. Dickerson • • •
“An artist on a mission with a prophetic voice” —Christian Viveros-Fauné, Village Voice Paperback edition of a groundbreaking work by a charismatic photographer The art world is abuzz with Frazier’s rapid rise
LaToya Ruby Frazier (born in Braddock, Pennsylvania, 1982) received her BFA from Edinboro University, Pennsylvania, in 2004, and her MFA from the College of Visual and Performing Arts at Syracuse University, New York, in 2007. She has received numerous grants and awards, including a 2014 Guggenheim Fellowship, 2014 USA Weitz Fellowship, and 2015 MacArthur Fellowship.
9 ½ × 10 ¾ in. (24.1 × 27.3 cm) 156 pages 100 duotone images and 32 four-color video stills Paperback with flaps ISBN 978-1-59711-381-6 US $50.00 / CDN $69.95 / UK £35.00 Limited-edition print available 55000
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Dawoud Bey is a photographer and a professor of art at Columbia College Chicago; Laura Wexler is a professor of American studies and women’s, gender, and sexuality studies at Yale University; Dennis C. Dickerson is the author of African American Preachers and Politics: The Careys of Chicago (2011).
Maske Photographs and text by Phyllis Galembo Introduction by Chika Okeke-Agulu • • •
Over one hundred photographs capture the fantastic costumes of masquerade in Africa and Haiti Reviewed as “visually absolutely stunning,” Maske has wide appeal to diverse audiences New Aperture edition, back in print by popular demand
Phyllis Galembo (born in New York, 1952) is a professor of art at SUNY University at Albany. Her work has been exhibited and collected by institutions around the world, including the American Museum of Natural History, New York; Smithsonian Museum of Natural History, Washington, DC; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; Philadelphia Museum of Art; and Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography. Chika Okeke-Agulu is associate professor of art history in the Department of Art and Archaeology and a core faculty member at the Center for African American Studies at Princeton University. [#60#]
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9#3/8 × 9#½ in. (23.8 × 24.1 cm) 208 pages 106 four-color images Hardcover with jacket ISBN 978-1-59711-353-3 US $45.00 / CDN $62.95 / UK £30.00 Limited-edition print available 54500
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Lyle Ashton Harris: Today I Shall Judge Nothing That Occurs Introduction by Johanna Burton • • •
A raw, authentic visual journal from internationally acclaimed artist An artist’s guide to the emerging multicultural art world of the 1980s From Berlin to Baja, an intimate self-portrait of the artist as a young man
7#1/8 × 9#½ in. (18 × 24 cm) 296 pages 155 four-color images Clothbound ISBN 978-1-59711-412-7 US $60.00 / CDN $80.00 / UK £50.00
Contributions by Vince Aletti, Martina Attille, Ulrich Baer, Gregg Bordowitz, Adrienne Edwards, Malik Gaines, Lucy Gallun, Thomas Allen Harris, Rashid Johnson, Thomas J. Lax, Sarah Elizabeth Lewis, Parissah Rhayee Lin, Catherine Lord, Roxana Marcoci, Pamela Newkirk, Clarence Otis Jr., Robert Reid-Pharr, Robert Storr, Mickalene Thomas, and Iké Udé Lyle Ashton Harris (born in the Bronx, New York, 1965) received a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2016. His work has been exhibited worldwide, including at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; 52nd Venice Biennial; and São Paulo Biennial in 2016. Johanna Burton is the director and curator of education and public programs at the New Museum, New York.
The Ballad of Sexual Dependency Photographs and text by Nan Goldin • •
First published in 1986, the hardcover and paperback reissues are essential for every photo library A contemporary classic with images masterfully reproduced from original transparencies
Nan Goldin (born in Washington, DC, 1953) began photographing at the age of fifteen. She received a BFA from the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, in 1977. In 1978 she moved to New York, where she continued to document her “extended family.” These photographs, along with those taken in London, Berlin, and Provincetown, Massachusetts, became the subject of her slide show and first book, The Ballad of Sexual Dependency (Aperture, 1986). Goldin’s other books include The Other Side (1993), Ten Years After (1997), and The Beautiful Smile (2008).
The Pond Photographs by John Gossage Preface by Toby Jurovics Essay by Gerry Badger
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John Gossage (born in New York, 1946), recipient of a 2012 Guggenheim Fellowship, is wellknown for his artist’s books and photographic publications. Toby Jurovics, curator of photography at the Smithsonian American Art Museum since 2006, is a specialist in landscape photography ranging from the Civil War era to the present; Gerry Badger is author of The Pleasures of Good Photographs (Aperture, 2010).
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The Jungle Book: Contemporary Stories of the Amazon and Its Fringe Photographs and text by Yann Gross Foreword by Arnaud Robert Essay by Daniel Munduruku
A timely reissue of John Gossage’s classic and collectable photobook. 11#¾ × 11 in. (29.8 × 27.9 cm) 108 pages plus 1 gatefold 52 duotone images Clothbound with tip-on and fold-out jacket ISBN 978-1-59711-132-4 US $65.00 / CDN $89.95 / UK £45.00 Limited-edition print available
10 × 9 in. (25.4 × 22.9 cm) 148 pages 126 four-color images Hardcover with jacket ISBN 978-1-59711-208-6 US $50.00 / CDN $69.95 / UK £35.00
A visual experience that reveals the diverse worlds of contemporary Amazonia.
6#¾ × 8#¾ in. (17 × 22.5 cm) 232 pages with map insert 123 four-color images Clothbound ISBN 978-1-59711-382-3 US $35.00 / CDN $54.95 / UK £25.00 53500
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Yann Gross (born in Vevey, Switzerland, 1981) is a photographer, filmmaker, and designer who has received numerous awards for his work, including the LUMA Rencontres Dummy Book Award in 2015. Arnaud Robert is a journalist, writer, and documentary filmmaker and the coauthor of State (2013); Daniel Munduruku is a pioneer of indigenous literature in Brazil, the author of over fifty books, and the president of the Uk’a Institute, House of Ancestral Knowledge in Lorena, State of São Paulo.
Gail Albert Halaban: Paris Views Photographs by Gail Albert Halaban Introduction by Christian Caujolle Essay by Cathy Rémy
15 × 13 in. (38.1 × 33 cm) 120 pages 60 four-color images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-302-1 US $79.95 / CDN $110.95 / UK £50.00 Limited-edition print avilable 57995
Florence Henri: Mirror of the Avant-Garde, 1927–40 Foreword by Marta Gili Essays by Cristina Zelich and Susan Kismaric Text by Giovanni Battista Martini
A provocative series that explores the tensions and romance of daily urban life in this cosmopolitan capitol. Gail Albert Halaban (born in Washington, DC, 1970) received an MFA in photography from Yale University. She is the author of Out My Window (2012). Christian Caujolle is an art critic, teacher, and curator; Cathy Rémy is a journalist and photo assistant at Le Monde.
A comprehensive overview of this iconic avantgarde photographer.
9 × 11 in. (23 × 28 cm) 224 pages 200 duotone images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-332-8 US $65.00 / CDN $89.95 / UK £40.00
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Florence Henri (born in New York, 1893; died in Compiègne, France, 1982) turned to photography in 1928 after spending a semester at the Bauhaus in Dessau, Germany. Marta Gili is director of the Jeu de Paume; Cristina Zelich is author of The White Book of Catalan Photographic Heritage (1996); Susan Kismaric is a curator in the department of photography at the Museum of Modern Art; Giovanni Battista Martini manages the Florence Henri estate.
Intimate Distance: Twenty-Five Years of Photographs, A Chronological Album Photographs by Todd Hido Essay by David Campany Texts by Katya Tylevich • • •
The first comprehensive collection of this influential photographer 300 cinematic and seductive images of America today An essential book for art photography enthusiasts
Todd Hido (born in Kent, Ohio, 1968) is a San Francisco Bay Area–based artist. His previous books include House Hunting (2001), Roaming (2004), Excerpts from Silver Meadows (2013), and Todd Hido on Landscapes, Interiors, and the Nude (Aperture, 2014), part of Aperture’s The Photography Workshop Series (page 46).
9#½ × 11#½ in. (24.5 × 29 cm) 272 pages 300 black-and-white and four-color images Hardcover with fold-out jacket ISBN 978-1-59711-360-1 US $65.00 / CDN $89.95 / UK £45.00 Limited-edition print available 56500
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David Campany is the author of Aperture Masters of Photography: Walker Evans (Aperture, 2015), The Open Road (Aperture, 2014), Walker Evans: The Magazine Work (2014), and Jeff Wall: Picture for Women (2011); Katya Tylevich is an arts, architecture, and design journalist based in Los Angeles.
Tokyo Photographs by Takashi Homma Introductory essay by Ferdinand Brueggemann
Kamaitachi Photographs by Eikoh Hosoe With essays by Donald Keene, Eikoh Hosoe, and Shuzo Takiguchi
A striking contemporary portrait of modern-day Tokyo.
First released in 1969, Eikoh Hosoe's groundbreaking Kamaitachi explores the intersection of Japanese butoh dance and photography. This affordable trade edition painstakingly reproduces this paragon of Japanese bookmaking.
Takashi Homma (born in Tokyo, 1962) studied photography at Nihon University College of Art. 7 × 10 in. (17.8 × 25.4 cm) 256 pages 125 four-color images Paperback with flaps ISBN 978-1-59711-059-4 US $45.00 / CDN $62.95 / UK £25.00 Limited-edition print available
Ferdinand Brueggemann is an art historian with a focus in contemporary Japanese photography. He consults for the Japanese photography department at Galerie Priska Pasquer, Cologne.
9#½ × 12#¾ in. (24.1 × 32.4 cm) 112 pages 48 tritone images Hardcover with jacket ISBN 978-1-59711-121-8 US $60.00 / CDN $83.95 / UK £40.00 Limited-edition print available 56000
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Eikoh Hosoe (born in Yamagata Prefecture, Japan, 1933) is a notable Japanese postwar photographer and filmmaker. Donald Keene is a Columbia University Professor Emeritus; Shuzo Takiguchi is a poet and an art critic.
Rinko Kawauchi Japanese photographer Rinko Kawauchi (born in Shiga, Japan, 1972) has developed an international cult-following for her work and for her photobooks, many of which remain difficult to find or are out-of-print. This trio of books showcases the evolution of her work—from her use of the square-format to focus on the minute details of the everyday, as exemplified in Illuminance (2009), to her recent experiments with medium format and a concentration on broader, spiritual themes, as in Ametsuchi (2013) and Halo (2017).
Rinko Kawauchi: Halo Photographs and text by Rinko Kawauchi • • •
Latest book from Japan’s leading contemporary art photographer Highly collectible object, designed by award-winning Dutch designer Hans Gremmen Celebrates the spirituality of the natural world
9 × 12#½ in. (23 × 31.5 cm) 96 pages 48 four-color images Hardcover with bellyband ISBN 978-1-59711-411-0 US $70.00 / CDN $94.50 / UK £50.00
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A must-have for any photobook collector Presents intensely moving and lushly colored images of everyday life
“For the past two decades, Kawauchi has created luminous images of the world around her with an unerring eye for the everyday sublime.”
9#2/5 × 12#¼ in. (24 × 31 cm) 80 pages 40 four-color images Clothbound with jacket ISBN 978-1-59711-216-1 US $80.00 / CDN $110.95 / UK £50.00 58000
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Photographs by Rinko Kawauchi Essay by David Chandler • •
First volume of Kawauchi’s work to be published outside of Japan Showcases Kawauchi’s unique, unparalleled sensibility and compositional mastery
David Chandler is currently a professor of photography at the University of Plymouth and a visiting professor at the University of Brighton.
8#½ × 11 in. (21.6 × 28 cm) 176 pages 125 four-color images Hardcover with tip-on ISBN 978-1-59711-144-7 US $60.00 / CDN $83.95 / UK £40.00 Limited-edition print available 56000
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Josef Koudelka Magnum photographer Josef Koudelka (born in Moravia, Czech Republic, 1938) has been praised for what Sean O’Hagan from the Guardian calls “an eye for telling detail and a formal mastery that, even in his snatched reportage, seems uncanny in its compositional brilliance.” Koudelka first came to international attention for his fearless documentation of the 1968 Soviet-led invasion of Czechoslovakia, which was initially published anonymously in order to protect his identity. (This extraordinary body of work was published as a book for the first time as Invasion 68: Prague in 2008.) Since the 1980s, Aperture has been part of a consortium of international publishers who have supported his work via its publication, including the masterful new edition of Gypsies (1986/2011). Koudelka continues to photograph around the world; his most recent publication, Wall (2013), focuses on the Israel-Palestine border.
Photographs by Josef Koudelka Essay by Czesław Miłosz Biography and bibliography by Stuart Alexander Commentary with Josef Koudelka and Robert Delpire
11#¾ × 10#5/8 in. (29.8 × 27 cm) 180 pages 75 duotone images Hardcover with jacket ISBN 978-1-59711-269-7 US $65.00 / CDN $89.95 Available in US & Canada only 56500
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An expanded edition of a timeless classic Documents Koudelka’s twenty-year exile from Czechoslovakia Includes ten previously unpublished photographs A must-have for Koudelka fans
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Czesław Miłosz is author of The Captive Mind (1990) and The Seizure of Power (1955); Robert Delpire began his publishing career at twenty-three with the journal Neuf. He went on to publish Robert Frank’s The Americans in 1958 and for over sixty years shaped much of the world’s understanding of photography; Stuart Alexander is an international specialist in photographs at Christie’s, New York.
Photographs by Josef Koudelka Essay by Will Guy • • •
A survey of Roma society from a master photographer Includes thirty new photographs An absolute must-have for anyone interested in photography
Will Guy has published widely on issues regarding Roma and is currently a research fellow in sociology at the University of Bristol, UK.
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9#½ × 12#½ in. (24 × 31.75 cm) 160 pages 109 quadratone images Hardcover with jacket ISBN 978-1-59711-177-5 US $85.00 / CDN $120.00 Available in US & Canada only 58500
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Invasion 68: Prague
Photographs by Josef Koudelka Introduction and document selection by Jaroslav Cuhra, Jiří Hoppe, and Jiří Suk Afterword by Irena Šorfová
9#9/16 × 12#9/16 in. (23 × 31.9 cm) 296 pages 248 duotone images Paperback ISBN 978-1-59711-068-6 US $60.00 / CDN $120.00 Available in US & Canada only 56000
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A disquieting monograph of the 1968 Soviet-led invasion of Prague Features nearly 250 images that were smuggled out of Czechoslovakia Essential for anyone interested in war photography
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In 1968, Josef Koudelka was an acclaimed thirty-year-old theater photographer who had never photographed a news event. That all changed on the night of August 21, when Warsaw Pact tanks invaded Prague, ending Czechoslovakia’s short-lived political liberalization, the Prague Spring. This series of photographs was smuggled out of the country and distributed in New York by Magnum Photos, anonymously to avoid reprisals. Sixteen years would pass before Koudelka could safely acknowledge authorship. Today, nearly fifty years later, their transformative quality still resonates. A compelling introduction, document selection, and chronology by three Czech writers provides a nuanced examination of the invasion.
Photographs by Josef Koudelka Essays by Robert Delpire, Dominique Eddé, Anna Fárová, Michel Frizot, Petr Král, Otomar Krejča, Pierre Soulages, and Gilles A. Tiberghien Chronology and bibliography by Stuart Alexander • • •
The most comprehensive survey of the critically acclaimed Czech photographer The first book to present his images in a single volume Includes eight original essays
11#7/16 × 11 in. (29 × 27.9 cm) 276 pages 161 duotone images Hardcover with jacket ISBN 978-1-59711-030-3 US $75.00 / CDN $104.95 Available in US & Canada only 57500
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Robert Delpire was creative director and publisher of Delpire Editeur; Dominique Eddé is the author of Pourquoi il fait si sombre? (1999); Anna Fárová is a teacher, writer, curator, and editor; Michel Frizot is the author of The New History of Photography (1998); Petr Král is a poet, translator, and essayist; Otomar Krejča founded the theater Divadlo Za Branou; Pierre Soulages is a painter, engraver, and sculptor; Gilles A. Tiberghien is the author of La Nature dans l’art sous le regard de la photographie (2005); Stuart Alexander is an international specialist in photographs at Christie’s, New York.
Photographs by Josef Koudelka Chronology, captions, and lexicon by Ray Dolphin and Gilad Baram • • •
Panoramic landscape photographs from 2008 to 2012 explore the route of the barrier separating Israel and Palestine Essential for all photobook enthusiasts A must-buy for Koudelka’s many fans
Ray Dolphin is a researcher and writer. He has written numerous reports on the wall for the United Nations, and is the author of The West Bank Wall: Unmaking Palestine (2006) and “Jerusalem: Military Conquest by Architectural Means” (Jerusalem Quarterly, 2006). Gilad Baram is a photographer and video artist whose work has been exhibited in solo and group exhibitions in Israel and Europe. He has won a number of prizes, including the Shpilman Prize for Excellence in Photography, the Sharett Foundation Prize, and the Bezalel Photography Department Prize of Excellence. [#65#]
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The Sochi Project: An Atlas War and Tourism in the Caucasus Photographs by Rob Hornstra Texts by Arnold van Bruggen • • •
The capstone of an award-winning collaboration between a photographer and journalist Uncovers a politically conflicted Russia surrounding the 2014 Sochi Olympics A contemporary masterpiece of photography and journalism, reissued in a smaller, more affordable format
8#½ × 10#3/8 in. (21.6 × 26.4 cm) 392 pages plus 16 inserts 287 four-color images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-334-2 US $65.00 / CDN $89.95 / UK £40.00 Limited-edition print available 56500
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Rob Hornstra (born in Borne, the Netherlands, 1975) is a photographer and self-publisher of slow-form documentary work. Arnold van Bruggen (born in Texel, the Netherlands, 1979) is a writer, filmmaker, and founder of the journalistic production agency Prospektor.
Ellsworth Kelly, Photographs
Kin Photographs by Pieter Hugo Short story by Ben Okri
The first book published on Kelly’s photography, revealing new insight into the artist’s intuitive creative process.
Focusing exclusively on Hugo’s personal experience in South Africa, this is an indispensable addition to every photobook collection. 11#¾ × 9#¼ in. (29.8 × 23.5 cm) 164 pages 80 four-color images Clothbound ISBN 978-1-59711-301-4 US $75.00 / CDN $104.95 / UK £45.00 Limited-edition print available 57500
Pieter Hugo (born in Johannesburg, 1976) is a photographic artist living in Cape Town. He is the author of There’s a Place in Hell for Me and My Friends (2012), Permanent Error (2011), and The Hyena and Other Men (2007). Ben Okri, winner of the Booker Prize, among other literary awards, is a Nigerian poet and novelist.
9#½ × 10#½ in. (24.1 × 26.7 cm) 92 pages 42 duotone images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-380-9 US $50.00 / CDN $69.95 / UK £35.00
Ellsworth Kelly (born in Newburg, New York, 1923; died in Spencertown, New York, 2015) was an American artist best known for his painting, sculpture, drawing, and printmaking. His pioneering abstract work has influenced several generations of artists and movements. Copublished by Aperture and Matthew Marks Gallery
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9 × 12 in. (23.75 × 30.5 cm) 512 pages 400 duotone and four-color images Hardcover with jacket ISBN 978-1-59711-285-7 US $75.00 / CDN $104.95 / UK £50.00
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Hiroji Kubota: Photographer Preface by Elliott Erwitt Foreword by Mark Lubell Introductory essay by Alison Nordström
The Many Lives of Erik Kessels By Erik Kessels Texts by Francesco Zanot, Sandra S. Phillips, Simon Baker, and Hans Aarsman
The first and only comprehensive survey on this veteran Magnum photographer.
Presents the highly anticipated first illustrated survey of this pioneering and influential curator, editor, and artist.
Hiroji Kubota (born in Tokyo, 1939) is the author of From Sea to Shining Sea: A Portrait of America (1992) and Out of the East: Transition and Tradition in Asia (1999). Elliott Erwitt, one of the world’s best-known and most admired photographers, has been a member of Magnum Photos since 1953; Mark Lubell is executive director of the International Center of Photography, New York; Alison Nordström is an independent scholar, curator, and writer.
5 × 8#¼ in. (13 × 21 cm) 576 pages 450 four-color images Hardcover with slipcase ISBN 978-1-59711-416-5 US $65.00 / CDN $87.95 / UK £50.00 Copublished by Aperture and CAMERA
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Erik Kessels (born in Roermond, the Netherlands, 1966) is a photography collector, curator, editor, and designer. Francesco Zanot is a photography critic, curator, and cofounder of CAMERA–Centro Italiano per la Fotografia in Turin; Sandra S. Phillips is the curator of photography emerita at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Simon Baker is the senior curator of photography and international art at Tate Modern, London; Hans Aarsman is a Dutch photographer, author, and lecturer at the Rijksakademie, Amsterdam.
Justine Kurland: Highway Kind Stories by Lynne Tillman • • •
The classic American road trip experienced afresh by an artist traveling with her son A book for those captivated by American culture and folklore Follows in the tradition of Robert Frank, Stephen Shore, and Joel Sternfeld
Justine Kurland (born in Warsaw, New York, 1969) received her BFA from the School of Visual Arts and her MFA from Yale University. She was the focus of a solo exhibition at CEPA Gallery, Buffalo, New York, in 2009. Her work is in the public collections of institutions, including the Whitney Museum of American Art, Guggenheim Museum, and International Center of Photography, New York, as well as the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts.
9#1/8 × 11#¼ in. -(23.1 × 28.5 cm) 160 pages 85 four-color images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-328-1 US $50.00 / CDN $69.95 / UK £35.00 Limited-edition print available 55000
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Lynne Tillman is a novelist, storywriter, and critic. Among her publications is the essay collection What Would Lynne Tillman Do? (2013).
Sergio Larrain Edited and with text by Agnès Sire Essay by Gonzalo Leiva Quijada
Sergio Larrain: Valparaíso Texts by Agnès Sire and Pablo Neruda Includes correspondence between Sergio Larrain and Henri Cartier-Bresson
The first comprehensive monograph on this Chilean photographer.
8#¼ × 11#½ in. (21 × 29.2 cm) 400 pages 247 duotone images Clothbound with tip-on ISBN 978-1-59711-259-8 US $100.00 / CDN $140.00 Available in US & Canada only 10000
Sergio Larrain (born in Valparaíso, Chile, 1931; died in Ovalle, Chile, 2012) studied at the University of California, Berkeley. Upon his return to Chile he began taking photographs in the streets of Santiago and Valparaíso. He became a Magnum photographer in 1960. Agnès Sire served as the director of the Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson in Paris from 2003 to 2017.
Beautifully reproduced, Valparaíso is the longawaited return of Sergio Larrain’s rare and renowned body of work.
61/2 × 91/4 in. (16.5 × 23.5 cm) 212 pages 120 black-and-white images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-413-4 US $55.00 / CDN $74.95 Available in US & Canada only
Gonzalo Leiva Quijada is a curator and specialist in the history of Latin American photography
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Sergio Larrain (born in Valparaíso, Chile, 1931; died in Ovalle, Chile, 2012) studied at the University of California, Berkeley. Upon his return to Chile he began taking photographs in the streets of Santiago and Valparaíso. He became a Magnum photographer in 1960. Agnès Sire served as the director of the Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson in Paris from 2003 to 2017; Pablo Neruda (1904–1973) is one of the most celebrated poets of the twentieth century.
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The Bikeriders Photographs and texts by Danny Lyon This photobook classic, originally published in 1968, is back in print for the first time in ten years, in its original journal format.
With Events Ashore, An-My Lê continues her impassioned exploration of the American military. 13 × 10#½ in. (33 × 26.7 cm) 192 pages plus 2 gatefolds 125 four-color images Clothbound ISBN 978-1-59711-299-4 US $89.95 / CDN $125.00 / UK £60.00 Limited-edition print available 58995
An-My Lê (born in Vietnam, 1960) came to the United States as a political refugee at age fifteen. She received a master’s degree in biology from Stanford University before earning an MFA in photography at Yale University in 1993. Geoff Dyer is author of The Ongoing Moment (2005), winner of an International Center of Photography Infinity Award.
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Danny Lyon (born in New York, 1942) is the author of The Movement (1964), The Destruction of Lower Manhattan (1969), and Conversations with the Dead (1971).
Sally Mann Sally Mann (born in Lexington, Virginia, 1951) has photographed in the American South since the 1970s, producing ethereal landscapes and evocative portraits of her children and husband, and is committed to addressing themes such as death and cultural perceptions of sexuality. As critic David Levi Strauss contends, Mann approaches taboo subjects “forthrightly, with uncommon respect, tenderness, and compassion.” Immediate Family, originally published in 1992 to critical acclaim, helped establish her as one of the most prominent and fearless contemporary photographers. A hugely influential book, it has been a perennial best-seller for over twenty-five years.
At Twelve: Portraits of Young Women Photographs and commentary by Sally Mann Introduction by Ann Beattie • • •
A must-have contemporary classic A portrait series capturing girls on the verge of womanhood For anyone interested in the art of portraiture and Sally Mann’s work
9 3/8 × 10 7/8 in. (23.8 × 27.6 cm) 56 pages 37 duotone images Paperback ISBN 978-0-89381-330-7 US $29.95 / CDN $41.95 / UK £19.95 52750
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Ann Beattie is an award-winning novelist and short story writer. Her books include The State We’re In: Maine Stories (2015), The New Yorker Stories (2010), and Walks with Men (2010).
Sally Mann: The Flesh and The Spirit
By John Ravenal Essays by David Levi Strauss and Anne Wilkes Tucker • • •
The first in-depth look at Mann’s focus on the human form Includes Mann’s prints from the ’70s, Polaroid still lifes, early color work, and more A must-have for collectors, students, and scholars
John Ravenal is the Sydney and Frances Lewis Family Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond. David Levi Strauss is the chair of the MFA -Art Criticism and Writing Department, School of Visual Arts, New York; Anne Wilkes Tucker is the Gus and Lyndall Wortham Curator of Photography, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Copublished by Aperture and the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
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Immediate Family Photographs and text by Sally Mann Afterword by Reynolds Price • • •
A reissue of a groundbreaking classic Features new sumptuous duotones from the original edition “One of the great photography books of our time.” —New Republic
Reynolds Price was the author of numerous books, including A Long and Happy Life (1962), volumes of short stories, poems, plays, essays, and memoirs. He was the James B. Duke Professor of English at Duke University.
Photographs by Sally Mann Introductory essay by C. D. Wright • • •
Recent work by one of today’s top photographers Explores the bonds between husband and wife Includes an introduction by an award-winning poet
Poet and author C. D. Wright has published more than nine collections of poetry, including String Light (1991) and Rising, Falling, Hovering (2008), and One Big Self: Prisoners of Louisiana (2003) with photographer Deborah Luster.
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Paperback with flaps and bellyband ISBN 978-0-89381-255-0 US $35.00 / CDN $48.95 / UK £25.00
12 × 14 in. (30.5 × 35.6 cm) 64 pages 33 tritone images Clothbound with tip-on ISBN 978-1-59711-135-5 US $80.00 / CDN $110.95 / UK £50.00 13000
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Copublished by Aperture and Gagosian Gallery
Photographs by Sally Mann • • •
An overview of Sally Mann’s oeuvre from 1971 to 1991 Includes work from At Twelve, Immediate Family, and Family Color, including platinum prints, cibachromes, and Polaroids Affordable paperback edition
11 ¼ × 9 ½ in. (28.6 × 24.1 cm) 80 pages 60 four-color and duotone images Paperback ISBN 978-0-89381-593-6 US $29.95 / CDN $41.95 / UK £20.00 52995
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Mary Ellen Mark Mary Ellen Mark (born in Philadelphia, 1940; died in New York, 2015) produced a number of images that have become landmarks in the field of documentary and concerned photography. As Melissa Harris, Aperture’s editor-at-large, has noted, “Mary Ellen lived hungrily, fully. . . . She was great with her subjects—working so intuitively— and was able to get at the essence of the people she was photographing to tell their stories. It mattered to her to represent them faithfully and truly, and not just in the documentary visual sense, but distinguishing each individual for whom he or she really was in the world. Her work is humane, all heart.”
Tiny: Streetwise Revisited
Photographs and afterword by Mary Ellen Mark Essays by Isabel Allende and John Irving Dialogue excerpts from the films Streetwise and Tiny by Martin Bell • • •
A book that revisits Mark’s critically acclaimed project from 1988 Showcases a rarely seen side of American life on the fringes Explores issues of poverty, homelessness, race, and addiction
Chilean author Isabel Allende’s best-selling first novel, The House of the Spirits (1982), established her as a feminist force in Latin America’s literary world. She has since written nearly twenty more works, most recently Ripper (2014); author and screenwriter John Irving’s numerous award-winning books include The World According to Garp (1978), A Prayer for Owen Meany (1989), and In One Person (2012); Martin Bell is a film director, best known for Streetwise (1984), American Heart (1993), and Tiny: The Life of Erin Blackwell (2016).
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An in-depth exploration of the bonds between twins, from a master photographer Includes excerpts from transcribed interviews with the subjects For anyone interested in portrait photography
10 ×12 in. (25.4 × 30.48 cm) 176 pages 145 duotone images Hardcover with jacket ISBN 978-1-59711-262-8 US $50.00 / CDN $69.95 / UK £35.00 Limited-edition print available 55000
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10 1/2 × 13 in. (26.7 × 33 cm) 96 pages 80 tritone images Hardcover with jacket ISBN 978-1-93178-819-9 US $50.00 / CDN $69.95 / UK £35.00 Limited-edition print available
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Richard Learoyd: Day for Night
Jeff Chien-Hsing Liao: New York Essays by Sean Corcoran and Justin Davidson
Photographs and artist statement by Richard Learoyd Texts by Martin Barnes and Nancy Gryspeerdt
An oversized monograph featuring striking panoramic landscapes of New York.
16 ½ × 13 3⁄8 in. (41.1 × 33.9 cm) 160 pages 100 four-color images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-279-6 US $95.00 / CDN $135.00 / UK £60.00 Limited-edition print available
Jeff Chien-Hsing Liao (born in Taiwan, 1977) first received recognition with his series Habitat 7, which was the winner of the Capture the Times photography contest in the New York Times Magazine. Sean Corcoran is curator of prints and photographs at the Museum of the City of New York; Justin Davidson is recipient of a 2002 Pulitzer Prize for work published in Newsday.
This deluxe, oversized monograph offers the most comprehensive collection of Richard Learoyd’s color studio photographs to date.
12 × 14 ¾ in. (30 × 37 cm) 328 pages 160 four-color images Hardcover with acetate jacket and bellyband ISBN 978-1-59711-329-8 US $150.00 / CDN $210.00 / UK £100.00
Richard Learoyd (born in Nelson, Lancashire, England, 1966) studied fine-art photography at the Glasgow School of Art. Martin Barnes is the senior curator of photographs at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London; and Nancy Gryspeerdt, one of Learoyd’s models, lives in London and works in television drama.
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Don McCullin Introduction by Sir Harold Evans Essay by Susan Sontag
100 Tragedies of Enrique Metinides Photographs by Enrique Metinides Edited and with an introduction by Trisha Ziff
A must-have book by one of the greatest British photographers of the twentieth century, responsible for telling the essential story of war photography.
A special collector’s edition of work from a veteran crime photographer.
Don McCullin (born in London, 1935) has received many honors and awards, including being named Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE). Sir Harold Evans is an editor and writer based in the UK. He was editor of the Sunday Times from 1967 to 1981; acclaimed author Susan Sontag received the National Book Critics Circle Award for On Photography (1977).
8 ½ × 10 3/8 in. (21.6 × 26.4 cm) 184 pages 150 images Hardcover with fold-out jacket ISBN 978-1-59711-211-6 US $50.00 / CDN $69.95 / UK £35.00
Enrique Metinides (born in Mexico City, 1934) worked as a crime photographer for over fifty years, capturing murders, car crashes, and catastrophes for the nota roja, Mexico’s infamous crime magazines. Trisha Ziff is a curator of contemporary photography, a filmmaker, and a Guggenheim Fellowship recipient.
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Cape Light Photographs by Joel Meyerowitz Interview by Dr. Bruce K. MacDonald • • •
This series, taken on Cape Cod, Massachusetts, is a meditation on coastal light New reproductions from a contemporary master of color photography The reissue of this best-selling classic makes for an ideal seaside read
Joel Meyerowitz (born in New York, 1938) is an award-winning photographer whose work has appeared in over 350 exhibitions in museums and galleries around the world. He has published over fifteen books. Dr. Bruce K. MacDonald is an artist based in Newton, Massachusetts. He is the former dean of the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston and earned his PhD in fine arts from Harvard University.
11 ½ × 9 ¾ in. (26.7 × 22.9 cm) 112 pages 40 four-color images Hardcover with jacket ISBN 978-1-59711-339-7 US $45.00 / CDN $62.95 / UK £30.00 Limited-edition print available 54500
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Richard Misrach Richard Misrach (born in Los Angeles, 1949) helped pioneer the renaissance of color photography and large-scale presentation. His various projects explore multifaceted studies of place and its complex relationship to humankind, unifying masterful imagery with critical content. Misrach has published over five books with Aperture, ranging from the overtly political, as in Petrochemical America (2013), to the more meditative and existential, as in The Mysterious Opacity of Other Beings (2015)—but always with an eye unerringly attuned to equal parts beauty, spectacle, and fragility of the world around us.
Destroy This Memory Photographs by Richard Misrach • • •
A series that examines post–Hurricane Katrina graffiti Explores the physical and psychological impact of Hurricane Katrina A portion of the proceeds are donated to Make It Right Foundation, which continues to rebuild in the Lower Ninth Ward of New Orleans
15 × 11#½ in. (38.1 × 29.2 cm) 140 pages 70 four-color images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-163-8 US $65.00 / CDN $89.95 / UK £45.00 56500
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The Mysterious Opacity of Other Beings Photographs by Richard Misrach • • •
An exploratory survey of humans and nature from a best-selling artist Following On the Beach (Aperture, 2007), the next chapter in Misrach’s beach series The oversized format makes this the perfect addition to every photography lover’s collection
Petrochemical America Photographs by Richard Misrach Ecological atlas by Kate Orff • • • •
A photo-analysis of environmental abuse, focusing on 150 miles of the Mississippi River, from Baton Rouge to New Orleans, aka “Cancer Alley” Now available in a more compact paperback edition Includes a handy reference guide and map For those interested in social and environmental issues in the US
Kate Orff (born in Maryland, 1971) is the founder of SCAPE, a landscape architecture studio in Manhattan.
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17 × 12#7/8 in. (43.2 × 32.7 cm) 88 pages 86 four-color images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-327-4 US $80.00 / CDN $110.95 / UK £50.00 Limited-edition print available 58000
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11#7/8 × 9#¼ in. (29.9 × 23.5 cm) 240 pages 150 four-color images Paperback with flaps ISBN 978-1-59711-277-2 US $39.95 / CDN $55.99 / UK £25.00 Limited-edition print available
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Photographs and texts by Richard Misrach Instruments, graphic scores, and texts by Guillermo Galindo Introduction and epilogue by Josh Kun • •
The latest chapter of the Desert Cantos series, this is a must-have volume for Misrach collectors and fans A collaborative, highly charged document of the Mexican-American border
Guillermo Galindo is an experimental composer. His interpretations of concepts such as musical form, time perception, music notation, sonic archetypes, and sound-generating devices span a spectrum of artistic works performed and shown at major festivals, concert halls, and art exhibitions throughout the US, Latin America, Europe, and Asia. Josh Kun is the author of Audiotopia: Music, Race, and America (2005, winner of a 2006 American Book Award), and professor of communication at Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism at the University of Southern California.
Lisette Model Preface by Berenice Abbott
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A photo series that explores childhood and playground dynamics, packed with photos taken around the world, including in Buenos Aires, Nairobi, and Tokyo.
Lisette Model (born in Vienna, 1901; died in New York, 1983) was a teacher and one of the most influential street photographers of the 1940s, known for her honest portrayal of modern life. Berenice Abbott was a photographer and teacher best known for her photographic documentation part of New York City in the late 1930s.
Playground Photographs by James Mollison Foreword by Jon Ronson
An indispensable monograph of Lisette Model’s greatest images.
12 × 15 in. (30.5 × 28.1 cm) 112 pages 54 duotone images Hardcover with jacket ISBN 978-1-59711-049-5 US $50.00 / CDN $69.95 / UK £27.50
13#¼ × 10#¾ in. (33.6 × 27.3 cm) 274 pages, including 3 gatefolds 257 four-color images Hardcover Bilingual Spanish and English ISBN 978-1-59711-289-5 US $75.00 / CDN $104.95 / UK £50.00
9#2/5 × 11#3/5 in. (24 × 32 cm) 136 pages 59 four-color images Hardcover, Swiss-bound ISBN 978-1-59711-307-6 US $50.00 / CDN $69.95 / UK £30.00 Limited-edition print available
James Mollison (born in Kenya, 1973) is the author of James and Other Apes (2004), The Disciples (2008), and Where Children Sleep (2010). Jon Ronson is an award-winning writer and documentary maker who cowrote the screenplay for the film Frank (2014).
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A Wild Life: A Visual Biography of Photographer Michael Nichols By Melissa Harris Photographs by Michael Nichols
Earth to Sky: Among Africa’s Elephants, A Species in Crisis Photographs and text by Michael Nichols
A Wild Life tells Michael “Nick” Nichols’s story with passion and insight, combining a life of adventure with a conviction that we can redeem the human race by protecting our wildlife. 7#½ × 10 in. (19.1 × 25.4 cm) 384 pages 218 four-color and blackand-white images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-251-2 US $35.00 / CDN $47.95 / UK £25.00 Limited-edition print available
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Michael “Nick” Nichols (born in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, 1952) is an award-winning photographer whose work has taken him to the most remote corners of the world. His previous books with Aperture include Brutal Kinship (2005), with an essay by Jane Goodall, and Earth to Sky: Among Africa’s Elephants, A Species in Crisis (2013). Melissa Harris is editor-at-large of Aperture Foundation. She was editor-in-chief of Aperture magazine for over ten years.
An impassioned series by an award-winning National Geographic photographer. 11#3/4 × 8#3/8 in. (29.8 × 21.7 cm) 192 pages plus 2 gatefolds 215 four-color and duotone images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-243-7 US $49.95 / CDN $69.95 / UK £29.95
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Michael “Nick” Nichols (born in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, 1952) is an award-winning photographer and author of Gorilla (Aperture, 1985) and Brutal Kinship (Aperture, 2005).
This Is Mars Photographs by NASA/MRO Edited and designed by Xavier Barral With texts by Alfred S. McEwen, Francis Rocard, and Nicolas Mangold • • • •
A compilation of stunning panoramic images taken on Mars Features photos and maps created by NASA Packed with information by an astrophysicist and a geophysicist For those interested in science and photography
Large-Format Edition 11#½ × 13#¾ in. (30.2 × 35.4 cm) 292 pages 150 tritone images Hardcover with jacket ISBN 978-1-59711-258-1 US $100.00 / CDN $140.00 / UK £65.00
Xavier Barral is a French publisher, designer, and editor. Dr. Alfred S. McEwen is professor in the Department of Planetary Sciences, University of Arizona, and director of the Planetary Image Research Lab (PIRL); Francis Rocard is an astrophysicist and leader of the Centre National d’Etudes Spatiales (CNES) Mars exploration program; Nicolas Mangold is a geophysicist based in Nantes, France.
Erwin Olaf: Volume II Photographs by Erwin Olaf Essay by Francis Hodgson
American Sports, 1970 or, How We Spent the War in Vietnam Photographs by Tod Papageorge Essay by Tim Davis
A stunning collection of recent work from this award-winning Dutch photographer.
10 × 13 in. (25.4 × 33 cm) 112 pages 75 four-color images Clothbound with tip-on ISBN 978-1-59711-298-7 US $65.00 / CDN $89.95 / UK £40.00 Limited-edition print available
Erwin Olaf (born in Hilversum, the Netherlands, 1959) is known for his highly stylized, daring, and often provocative work addressing social issues and taboos. Francis Hodgson is a professor in the Culture of Photography at the University of Brighton, England.
A telling collection of images exploring spectator sports during wartime. 11#¾ × 10 in. (29.8 × 25.4 cm) 128 pages 75 tritone images Hardcover with jacket ISBN 978-1-59711-050-1 US $50.00 / CDN $69.95 / UK £27.50 55000
City Stages Photographs by Matthew Pillsbury Essay by Mark Kingwell
Matthew Pillsbury (born in Neuilly, France, 1973) received his BA in fine art from Yale University in 1995 and an MFA from the School of Visual Arts in 2004. Mark Kingwell is the award-winning author of A Civil Tongue: Justice, Dialogue, and the Politics of Pluralism (1995).
Tod Papageorge (born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, 1940) directed the graduate photography department at Yale from 1979 to 2013. He is the author of Core Curriculum (Aperture, 2011). Tim Davis is a photographer, writer, and associate professor of photography at Bard College.
¡Vámanos! Bernard Plossu in México Edited by Salvador Albiñana and Juan García de Oteyza
City Stages provides a beautiful stage-like urban setting for the performance of human activity. 12#½ × 10#½ in. (30.5 × 24.7 cm) 128 pages 75 duotone images Clothbound with tip-on ISBN 978-1-59711-237-6 US $65.00 / CDN $89.95 / UK £45.00 Limited-edition print available
Midi Edition 6#¾ × 9#½ in. (17.1 × 24.1 cm) 296 pages 150 tritone images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-415-8 US $45.00 / CDN $60.95 / UK £35.00
The first compilation of Bernard Plossu’s photographs from Mexico.
11#3⁄8 × 12 5⁄8 in. (28.9 × 32.1 cm) 336 pages 330 duotone and four-color images Clothbound ISBN 978-1-59711-276-5 US $125.00 / CDN $175.00 / UK £75.00 Limited-edition print available
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Bernard Plossu (born in Dalat, South Vietnam, 1945) is the author of Le Voyage Mexicain: L’integral, 1956–1966 (1979) and Forget Me Not (2002). Salvador Albiñana is the author of Mexico Illustrated 1920–1950 (2010). Juan García de Oteyza was director of Aperture Foundation from 2008 to 2010. Copublished by Aperture and Fundación Televisa
Martin Parr Martin Parr (born in Epsom, England, 1952) is a Magnum photographer and a key figure in the world of photography as a practitioner—curator Thomas Weski calls him “a chronicler of our age.” Since the early 1980s he has gained an international reputation for his boldly colorful imagery and his unconventional approach to social documentary, incorporating a humorous, absurdist perspective rare to the genre. He is also a curator, collector, and inveterate advocate for the art of the photobook.
The Martin Parr Coloring Book! Photographs by Martin Parr Illustrations by Jane Mount • • • •
Hilarious and iconic photographs transformed into a fun-packed coloring book Tea-drinkers, rainbow cakes, and socks with sandals, from popular Parr photographs Wide-ranging appeal to Parr fans and coloring book addicts Includes a bonus set of stickers, of all the featured photographs
9 × 11#½ in. (23 × 29.2 cm) 80 pages, plus set of stickers 48 black-and-white illustrations, 48 four-color images Paperback with flaps ISBN 978-1-59711-425-7 US $15.95 / CDN $21.50 / UK £12.95
Jane Mount’s paintings and illustrations have been featured in the New Yorker, Paris Review, and InStyle, among others. She is the coauthor of My Ideal Bookshelf (2012), in which she illustrated the favorite books of over one hundred creative figures.
Life’s a Beach Photographs by Martin Parr • • • •
A collection of photographs of beachgoers from around the world Features close-ups of sunbathers, swimmers caught mid-plunge, sandy picnics, and more This perfectly sized smaller edition is made to fit in your beach bag Great for anyone who needs a beach escape
8#¼ × 6 in. (30 × 15.25 cm) 124 pages 100 four-color images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-213-0 US $25.00 / CDN $34.95 / UK £16.95 Limited-edition available 52500
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The Non-Conformists Photographs by Martin Parr Text by Susie Parr • • •
The first major body of work from a celebrated photographer, published in book form for the first time Includes detailed background descriptions by Parr’s wife For Parr enthusiasts and fans of traditional reportage
Susie Parr is the author of the critically acclaimed The Story of Swimming (2011). She and Martin Parr married in 1980.
8 × 9#3/8 in. (20.3 × 23.8 cm) 168 pages 120 duotone images Hardcover with jacket ISBN 978-1-59711-245-1 US $45.00 / CDN $62.95 / UK £30.00 Limited-edition print available 54500
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9 × 11#½ in. (22.9 × 29.2 cm) 128 pages 71 four-color images Paperback with flaps ISBN 978-1-59711-430-1 US $25.00/ CDN $35.00 / UK £18.95
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Richard Renaldi: Touching Strangers Introduction by Teju Cole “Renaldi’s unusual photographic formula reveals the unlikely ways the body and the heart can influence each other.” —Huffington Post Richard Renaldi (born in Chicago, 1968) graduated from New York University with a BFA in photography in 1990. Other Aperture books by Renaldi include Manhattan Sunday (2016) and Figure and Ground (2006). In 2015, he was named a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellow in Photography. Teju Cole is the author of Open City (2012), Known and Strange Things (2016), and a book of his own photographs, Blind Spot (2017).
Office Romance: Photographs from Inside the New York Times Building Photographs and text by Kathy Ryan Introduction by Renzo Piano
Manhattan Sunday Photographs and text by Richard Renaldi Through portraits, landscapes, and club interiors, Renaldi captures the moment when Saturday night turns into Sunday morning across the borough of Manhattan, and offers a reflection of the city’s evolving identity.
11 × 12#7/8 in. (27.9 × 32.7 cm) 184 pages, including gatefold 136 tritone images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-376-2 US $65.00 / CDN $89.95 / UK £45.00 Limited-edition print available
Richard Renaldi (born in Chicago, 1968) was named a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellow in Photography in 2015. His other Aperture books include Figure and Ground (2006) and Touching Strangers (2014, 2017).
An insider look at the New York Times building from the New York Times Magazine photo editor.
5# ⁄ × 8 in. (13.7 × 20.3 cm) 160 pages 132 four-color and blackand-white images Hardcover with jacket ISBN 978-1-59711-304-5 US $29.95 / CDN $41.95 / UK £19.95 3 8
Kathy Ryan is the director of photography at the New York Times Magazine, and a pioneer of combining fine-art photography and photojournalism. Renzo Piano is one of the world’s leading architects.
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Workers: An Archaeology of an Industrial Age Photographs by Sebastião Salgado • • •
“This book is the photography of humanity.” —Gabriel García Márquez “This is a collection of deep devotion and impressive skill.” —Arthur Miller A must-own for all photography and artbook collectors
Sebastião Salgado (born in Aimorés, Brazil, 1944) began working as a professional photographer in 1973. Since then, he has published numerous books, held solo shows, received international awards, and along with his wife, Lélia Wanick Salgado, founded Amazonas Images, an agency created for his work.
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9#¾ × 13 in. (24.8 × 33 cm) 400 pages plus 8 eight-page gatefolds and booklet 350 duotone images Hardcover with jacket ISBN 978-0-89381-525-7 US $100.00 / CDN $140.00 / UK £80.00 Limited-edition print available 10000
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Other Americas Photographs by Sebastião Salgado Texts by Claude Nori, Sebastião Salgado, Gonzalo Torrente Ballester, and Alan Riding
9#½ × 12#¼ in. (24.1 × 31.1 cm) 127 pages 49 duotone images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-336-6 US $45.00 / CDN $62.95 / UK £30.00 54500
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11 × 10#¼ in. (28 × 26 cm) 112 pages, including 2 eightpage gatefolds 66 four-color images Flexibind with velvet jacket Bilingual French and English ISBN 978-1-59711-426-4 US $50.00 / CDN $67.50 / UK £40.00 Limited-edition print available
Regarded by critics as one of the great photography books of our time, with images taken in Brazil, Ecuador, Bolivia, Peru, Guatemala, and Mexico. Sebastião Salgado (born in Aimorés, Brazil, 1944) has published numerous books and received international awards. Along with his wife, Lélia Wanick Salgado, he founded Amazonas Images. Claude Nori is an editor and the publisher of Contrejour, which he founded in 1975; Gonzalo Torrente Ballester was an award-winning writer; Alan Riding is a journalist and writer who joined the New York Times in 1977.
New York Rises Photographs by Eugene de Salignac Essays by Michael Lorenzini and Kevin Moore A collection documenting the rise of New York City’s modern infrastructure.
9#9/16 × 11 in. (24.4 × 27.9 cm) 156 pages 80 duotone images Hardcover with jacket ISBN 978-1-59711-013-6 US $40.00 / CDN $55.95 / UK £22.00 Limited-edition print available 5 4 0 00
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The Library Book Photographs by Thomas R. Schiff Text by Alberto Manguel
Alessandra Sanguinetti presents a new album of photographs of France at a time of social change.
The Library Book captures the shifting architectural styles and missions of the American library in sweeping 360-degree panoramas.
Alessandra Sanguinetti (born in New York, 1968) is a member of Magnum Photos and a recipient of numerous awards, including a Guggenheim Fellowship and a Hasselblad Foundation grant. Her monographs include On the Sixth Day (2005) and Sorry Welcome (2013).
Thomas R. Schiff (born in Cincinnati, 1947) helped establish Images Gallery in Cincinnati in 1980 and is the founder of FotoFocus, a lensbased art biennial held in Cincinnati.
Susan Bright is a curator and writer whose books include Art Photography Now (Aperture, 2005) and Feast for the Eyes: The Story of Food in Photography (Aperture, 2017).
11 × 14#¼ in. (27.9 × 36 cm) 232 pages, including 3 double gatefolds 121 four-color images Clothbound with jacket ISBN 978-1-59711-374-8 US $80.00 / CDN $108.00 / UK £60.00
Ellis Island Portraits, 1905–1920 Photographs by Augustus F. Sherman Essay by Peter Mesenhöller A historical collection of portraits taken of immigrants at Ellis Island.
A charming exploration of family and interspecies relationships from a world-class photographer.
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Alberto Manguel is an anthologist, translator, essayist, novelist, and editor.
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Amelia and the Animals Photographs by Robin Schwartz Foreword by Amelia Paul Forman Essay by Donna Gustafson
Michael Lorenzini is senior photographer at the New York City Department of Records/ Municipal Archives; Kevin Moore is author of Jacques Henri Lartigue: The Invention of an Artist (2004).
Alessandra Sanguinetti: Le Gendarme Sur La Colline Essay by Susan Bright
Copublished by Aperture and Fondation d’entreprise Hermès
8#½ × 10#¾ in. (21.6 × 27.3 cm) 144 pages 75 four-color images Hardcover with jacket ISBN 978-1-59711-278-9 US $39.95 / CDN $55.95 / UK £25.00 Limited-edition print available
Eugene de Salignac (born in Massachusetts, 1861; died in New Jersey, 1943) was an American photographer who worked for the Department of Bridges/Plant and Structures in New York City.
Robin Schwartz (born in Passaic, New Jersey, 1957) earned an MFA in photography from Pratt Institute, and her photographs are held in several national and international collections. She is an assistant professor of photography at William Paterson University. Amelia Paul Forman is an animal lover and aspiring biologist; Donna Gustafson is the Andrew W. Mellon Liaison for Academic Programs and Curator at the Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University, and a member of the graduate faculty in art history.
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Augustus F. Sherman (born in Pennsylvania, 1865; died in New York, 1925) worked as a clerk at Ellis Island during the years 1892 to 1925. Peter Mesenhöller is a research associate with the Rautenstrauch-Joest-Museum of Anthropology in Cologne.
Stephen Shore Stephen Shore (born in New York, 1947) has had a significant influence on more than one generation of artists and photographers. For the youngest working today, his series such as American Surfaces and Uncommon Places remain ongoing and indisputable reference points. Shore had his own work purchased by Edward Steichen for the Museum of Modern Art at the age of fourteen. At seventeen, he was a regular at Andy Warhol’s Factory, producing an important photographic document of the scene, and in 1971, at the age of twentyfour, he became the first living photographer since Alfred Stieglitz forty years earlier to have a solo show at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Since 1982, he has been director of the photography program at Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York.
Stephen Shore: Selected Works, 1973–1981
Texts and image selections by Wes Anderson, Quentin Bajac, David Campany, Paul Graham, Guido Guidi, Takashi Homma, An-My Lê, Michael Lesy, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Francine Prose, Ed Ruscha, Britt Salvesen, Taryn Simon, Thomas Struth, and Lynne Tillman • • •
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Stephen Shore: Survey
Interview by David Campany Texts by Sandra S. Phillips, Marta Dahó, and Horacio Fernández • • •
12 × 15 in. (30.5 × 38.1 cm) 280 pages 145 four-color images Clothbound ISBN 978-1-59711-388-5 US $80.00 / CDN $108.00 / UK £60.00 Limited-edition available
The first-ever retrospective on this influential photographer An insightful interview by a well-known writer of photography A must-have for anyone interested in the history of the medium
David Campany is the author of The Open Road (Aperture, 2014) and Walker Evans (2015) from the Aperture Masters of Photography Series; Sandra S. Phillips is senior curator of photography at the San Francisco Musem of Art; Marta Dahó is an independent curator based in Barcelona; and Horacio Fernández is a photo historian, curator, and author of The Latin American Photobook (Aperture, 2011).
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Uncommon Places: The Complete Works Photographs by Stephen Shore Essay by Stephan Schmidt-Wulffen Conversation with Lynne Tillman
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A reissue of an enduring contemporary classic Uncommon Places established Shore’s reputation as a key photographer of our time This body of work has influenced generations of photographers Includes twenty previously unpublished images
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Paul Strand Paul Strand (born in 1890, New York; died in 1976, Orgeval, France) studied under one of the progenitors of documentary photography, Lewis Hine, before going on to draw acclaim for his innovative, modernist work from such illustrious sources as Alfred Stieglitz and David Alfaro Siqueiros. In addition to publishing several key books of his work, Aperture is responsible for the Paul Strand Archive, managing and promoting the rights and legacy of this key figure of twentieth-century photography, in partnership with the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Tir a’Mhurain: The Outer Hebrides of Scotland Photographs by Paul Strand Preface by Catherine Duncan Commentary by Basil Davidson • •
Back in print! Strand’s beautiful sequence of photographs taken in 1954 on the rugged island of South Uist, off the west coast of Scotland, capture the essence and complexity of a singular place
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Catherine Duncan worked closely with Strand on texts for his books and portfolios and later published the biographical narrative for Paul Strand: The World on My Doorstep, 1950–1976 (Aperture, 1994); Basil Davidson wrote for the Economist from 1931 to 1939.
Paul Strand: The Garden at Orgeval Selection and essay by Joel Meyerowitz •
A series of Paul Strand photographs selected by a renowned photographer A beautiful book reproduced at an accessible size The perfect gift for nature and photography lovers alike
Joel Meyerowitz is an award-winning photographer whose work has appeared in more than 350 exhibitions in museums and galleries around the world. He has published over fifteen books.
Paul Strand in Mexico Text by James Krippner Historical essay by Alfonso Morales Carrillo • •
A complete collection of Paul Strand’s photographs made during his 1932 to 1934 trip to Mexico Published to coincide with the centennial of Mexican independence in 2010
James Krippner is a scholar of Hispanic studies, specializing in visual culture, and associate professor of history at Haverford College. Alfonso Morales Carrillo is a historian and editor of the Centro de la Imagen's leading photography publication, Luna Córnea.
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11#3/8 × 12#7/8 in. (28.9 × 32.7 cm) 356 pages 435 tritone, four-color, and black-and-white images Clothbound ISBN 978-1-59711-137-9 US $75.00 / CDN $104.95 / UK £50.00 Limited-edition print available 57500
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Tabitha Soren: Fantasy Life: Baseball and the American Dream Five linked short stories by Dave Eggers • • • •
A heartfelt portrait of minor league baseball players in pursuit of the American Dream Must-have for fans of photography and baseball Includes new short stories by best-selling author Dave Eggers The first art book by this Gen X cultural icon
Tabitha Soren (born in San Antonio, Texas, 1967) left a successful career in television in 1999 to start a new one as a photographer. Her work is included in public collections such as the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Oakland Museum of California, and Pier 24 Photography, San Francisco.
8#½ × 10#¾ in. (21.6 × 27 cm) 136 pages 149 black-and-white and four-color images Clothbound (imitation leather) ISBN 978-1-59711-385-4 US $45.00 / CDN $60.95 / UK £35.00
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Dave Eggers is a best-selling author and founder of McSweeney’s, an independent publishing company based in San Francisco.
Hiroshi Sugimoto: Black Box Text and interview by Philip Larratt-Smith Text by Iran do Espírito Santo • • •
Beautiful reproductions display Hiroshi Sugimoto's mastery of the medium Includes interview with author and curator Philip Larratt-Smith For anyone interested in the intersections of traditional and conceptual photography
11 × 11 in. (28 × 28 cm) 203 pages 47 duotone images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-359-5 US $65.00 / CDN $89.95 / UK £40.00 56500
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Hiroshi Sugimoto (born in Tokyo, 1948) is best known for his highly stylized photographic series of seascapes, movie theaters, natural history dioramas, waxworks, and Buddhist sculptures. He lives in New York and Tokyo. Philip Larratt-Smith is a Canadian curator and writer; Iran do Espírito Santo is a Brazilian artist based in São Paulo. Copublished by Aperture and Fundación MAPFRE
9#9/16 × 11#3/8 in. (24.3 × 28.9 cm) 96 pages 60 duotone images Paperback ISBN 978-0-89381-538-7 US $35.00 / CDN $48.95 / UK £22.00 Limited-edition print available
The Last Day of Summer Photographs by Jock Sturges Essay by Jayne Anne Phillips
Pitch Blackness Photographs by Hank Willis Thomas Essays by René de Guzman
A photobook exploring the transition from childto adulthood that includes intimate photographs, beautifully shot on beaches.
With his characteristic pointedness and dark humor, Hank Willis Thomas shows in Pitch Blackness why he is considered one of today's most compelling emerging artists.
Jock Sturges (born in New York, 1947) is the author of Fanny (2015), Misty Dawn: Portrait of a Muse (Aperture, 2008), Notes (Aperture, 2004), and Radiant Identities (Aperture,1994). Jayne Anne Phillips is the author of numerous essays and books, including Mother Kind (2000).
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Hank Willis Thomas (born in Plainfield, New Jersey, 1976) received his BFA from New York University, and an MFA in photography and MA in visual criticism from California College of the Arts. René de Guzman is senior curator of art at the Oakland Museum of California.
Muse: Photographs by Mickalene Thomas Essay by Jennifer Blessing Tête-à-tête by Mickalene Thomas Conversation with Carrie Mae Weems • • •
First book to focus on the photography of this prominent and influential artist A significant contribution to the cross-fertilization of photography and contemporary art Thomas’s representations of African American women have become icons of art and photography
10 × 13 in. (25.4 × 33 cm) 156 pages 85 four-color and duotone images Clothbound ISBN 978-0-89381-314-4 US $65.00 / CDN $89.95 / UK £40.00 Limited-edition print available ISBN 978-1-59711-314-4 56500
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Mickalene Thomas (born in Camden, New Jersey, 1971) earned her BFA in painting at Pratt Institute and an MFA at the Yale University School of Art. Her work has been included in numerous exhibitions worldwide. She is represented by Lehmann Maupin in New York, Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, and Galerie Nathalie Obadia in Paris. Jennifer Blessing is senior curator, photography, at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Muesum, New York; Carrie Mae Weems is a contemporary multimedia artist and activist tackling cultural identity, race, class and power issues. Is This Place Great or What Photographs by Brian Ulrich Essay by Juliet B. Schor
Chewing Gum and Chocolate Photographs and texts by Shomei Tomatsu Edited by Leo Rubinfien and John Junkerman Essay by Leo Rubinfien
A photographic exploration of urban consumerism.
A portrait of postwar Japan from one of Japan’s leading twentieth-century photographers.
10 × 12 in. (25.4 × 30.5 cm) 216 pages 125 duotone images Clothbound ISBN 978-1-59711-250-5 US $80.00 / CDN $110.95 / UK £50.00 58000
Shomei Tomatsu (born in Nagoya, Japan, 1930; died in Naha, Japan, 2012) played a central role in Vivo, a self-managed photography agency, and founded the publishing house Shaken and the quarterly journal Ken. Leo Rubinfien is a photographer, writer, and curator. He is the author of A Map of the East (1992) and Wounded Cities (2008). John Junkerman is a documentary filmmaker and translator based in Tokyo.
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Brian Ulrich (born in North Port, New York, 1971) holds an MFA in photography from Columbia College Chicago. 9#3/4 × 11#1/4 in. (28.6 × 24.8 cm) 144 pages 95 four-color images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-192-8 US $50.00 / CDN $69.95 / UK £32.50 Limited-edition print available
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The Years Shall Run Like Rabbits Photographs by Hellen van Meene Introduction by Martin Barnes Text by Joost Zwagerman
Umbrico’s debut monograph includes images that reinterpret everyday objects and draws on the virtual world of marketing and social media.
The Years Shall Run Like Rabbits brings together more than 180 images for the most comprehensive presentation of the artist’s work to date.
Penelope Umbrico (born in Philadelphia, 1957) received her MFA from the School of Visual Arts, New York. 9#½ × 10#¾ in. (24.1 × 27.3 cm) 172 pages 100 four-color images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-171-3 US $65.00 / CDN $89.95 / UK £40.00 Limited-edition print available
Copublished by Aperture and the Cleveland Museum of Art
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Juliet B. Schor is author of Consumerism and Its Discontents (2011).
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Hellen van Meene (born in Alkmaar, the Netherlands, 1972) studied photography at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam. Martin Barnes is senior curator of photographs at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London; Joost Zwagerman, a writer, poet, and essayist, was awarded the Gouden Ganzenveer prize in 2008 for his contributions to Dutch literary culture.
Alex Webb A beloved member of Magnum Photos and master of color photography, Alex Webb (born in San Francisco, 1952) has commented that “although my photographs are often described as complicated, my actual process as a street photographer is pretty simple. I sense, almost ‘smell’ the possibility of a photograph. I try to follow the rhythm of the streets, sometimes walking through situations, sometimes hanging out. It all depends on what the world gives me on a particular day. This way of working reminds me of what a teacher of mine, Charles Harbutt, once wrote: ‘I don’t take pictures, pictures take me … I can do nothing except have film in the camera and be alert.’”
Istanbul: A City of a Hundred Names Photographs by Alex Webb Essay by Orhan Pamuk
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A colorful and telling snapshot of Istanbul from a visionary Magnum photographer. Orhan Pamuk is the recipient of the 2006 Nobel Prize in Literature.
Alex Webb: La Calle, Photographs from Mexico
Texts by Guillermo Arriaga, Álvaro Enrigue, Valeria Luiselli, Guadalupe Nettel, and Mónica de la Torre • • •
The definitive collection of Alex Webb’s photographs of Mexico An inspirational collection of 30 years of stunning photographs This iconic Magnum photographer’s recent books are in constant demand among photo enthusiasts
Guillermo Arriaga is an Academy Award–nominated writer, director, and producer; Álvaro Enrigue is a fiction writer, essayist, and critic; Valeria Luiselli is a novelist and essayist; Guadalupe Nettel is the author of The Body Where I Was Born (2015); Mónica de la Torre is a poet and senior editor of BOMB Magazine.
The Suffering of Light Photographs by Alex Webb Essay by Geoff Dyer • • •
The first comprehensive monograph charting the career of acclaimed American photographer Alex Webb Touches on street photography, photojournalism, and fine art Features key works alongside previously unpublished photographs
Geoff Dyer is the author of four novels, a critical study of John Berger, and five genre-defying books, including Zona (2012). See also Alex Webb and Rebecca Norris Webb on Street Photography and the Poetic Image (page 47). [#82#]
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8#½ × 10#5/8 in. (27 × 21.5 cm) 168 pages 86 four-color and black-andwhite images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-371-7 US $60.00 / CDN $83.95 / UK £40.00 56000
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13 × 12 in. (33 × 30.5 cm) 204 pages 115 four-color images Clothbound ISBN 978-1-59711-173-7 US $65.00 / CDN $89.95 Available in US & Canada only 56500
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Paolo Ventura: Short Stories
Winter Stories Photographs by Paolo Ventura Essay by Eugenia Parry
A whimsical series of stories—tales of love, war, and family, where things magically appear or disappear—by one of the most imaginative staged photographers.
8#3/8 × 11#5/8 in. (21 × 29.5 cm) 160 pages 75 four-color images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-372-4 US $65.00 / CDN $89.95 / UK £45.00 Limited-edition print available
Paolo Ventura (born in Milan, 1968) graduated from the Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera, Milan, in 1991. He is the author of War Souvenir (2006), Winter Stories (Aperture, 2009), and Behind the Walls (2011).
An enchanting monograph from this master of narrative staged photography. Paolo Ventura (born in Milan, 1968) studied at the Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera in Milan. 11#1/2 × 14 in. (29 × 35.5 cm) 120 pages 65 four-color images Clothbound with jacket ISBN 978-1-59711-125-6 US $85.00 / CDN $120.00 / UK £50.00 Limited-edition print available
Eugenia Parry is the recipient of a Guggenheim Foundation fellowship.
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James Welling: Monograph Edited and introduction by James Crump Interview with Eva Respini Essays by Mark Godfrey and Thomas Seelig
Edward Weston: The Flame of Recognition Photographs and texts by Edward Weston Excerpts from Weston’s daybooks and letters Edited and with a foreword by Nancy Newhall Preface by Ansel Adams A reissue of Aperture’s very first book—fifty years after its original publication—pairs Weston’s photographs with excerpts from his famed daybooks and letters. 8#¼ × 9#¾ in. (20.9 × 24.76 cm) 112 pages 64 duotone images Hardcover with jacket ISBN 978-1-59711-310-6 US $45.00 / CDN $62.95 / UK £29.95
Edward Weston (born in Highland Park, Illinois, 1886; died in Carmel, California, 1958) is considered one of the most influential American photographers of the twentieth century. Nancy Newhall was a photo historian and acting curator of photography at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, from 1942 to 1946. She helped cofound Aperture in 1952. Ansel Adams was a photographer, environmentalist, and founding member of Aperture and Group f/64.
A monograph on a hugely influential contemporary artist.
9 ½ × 11 ½ in. (24.1 × 29.2 cm) 256 pages 250 four-color images Hardcover with jacket ISBN 978-1-59711-209-3 US $80.00 / CDN $110.95 / UK £50.00 Limited-edition print available
7#¼ × 9#¼ in. (18.3 × 23.4 cm) 240 pages 130 four-color and duotone images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-294-9 US $55.00 / CDN $76.95 / UK £35.00
David Wojnarowicz (born in Redbank, New Jersey, 1954; died in New York, 1992) is the author of Tongues of Flame (1990) and Sounds in the Distance (1982).
James Crump is the author of Walker Evans: Decade by Decade (2010). Eva Respini is the chief curator at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston; Mark Godfrey is a curator at Tate Modern, London; Thomas Seelig is the curator/ director at the Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland.
Silent Exodus: Portraits of Iraqi Refugees in Exile Photographs by Zalmaï Introduction by Khaled Hosseini
Brushfires in the Social Landscape Photographs by David Wojnarowicz Introduction by Lucy R. Lippard Texts by Vince Aletti, Cynthia Carr, Nan Goldin, Wendy Olsoff, Tom Rauffenbart, Gary Schneider, Kiki Smith, Marvin J. Taylor, Lynne Tillman, and more A compelling look at queer New York in the 1980s.
James Welling (born in Hartford, Connecticut, 1951) is a professor in the UCLA Department of Art, where he has taught for over fifteen years.
A survey of Iraqi refugees in Syria, Jordan, and Lebanon.
6#¼ × 7#7⁄8 in. (15.9 × 20 cm) 96 pages 55 four-color images Paperback ISBN 978-1-59711-077-8 US $25.00 / CDN $34.95 / UK £12.95
Lucy R. Lippard is a writer, teacher, and activist, as well as the author of sixteen books on contemporary art.
Zalmaï (born in Kabul, Afghanistan,1964) and his family settled in Lausanne, Switzerland, where he studied at the School of Creative Photography and at the Center of Professional Education in Photography, Yverdon. Khaled Hosseini is author of the New York Times best-seller The Kite Runner (2003). Copublished by Aperture and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
6 × 8#½ in. (15.2 × 21.6 cm) 256 pages 36 four-color and black-andwhite images Flexibind ISBN 978-1-59711-139-3 US $29.95 / CDN $41.95 / UK £16.95 Also available as an e-book
The Pleasures of Good Photographs Essays by Gerry Badger Essays exploring the works of dozens of influential photographers, from Dorothea Lange and Eugène Atget to Martin Parr, Luc Delahaye, Susan Lipper, and Paul Graham. Gerry Badger is a photography critic, photographer, and architect. His publications include The Photobook: A History, Volumes I, II, and III, coauthored with Martin Parr, and The Genius of Photography (2011).
A series of essays on photography’s role in the shaping of society by a ground-breaking thinker. John Berger (1926–2017) was a novelist, poet, screenwriter, and critic, and author of the book and television series Ways of Seeing (1972).
6 × 8#½ in. (15.2 × 21.6 cm) 176 pages 27 four-color and black-andwhite images Clothbound with tip-on ISBN 978-1-59711-256-7 US $24.95 / CDN $34.95 Available in US & Canada only
Geoff Dyer is the author of a critical study of John Berger, Ways of Telling (1988), and the critically acclaimed The Ongoing Moment (2007).
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Understanding a Photograph By John Berger Edited and with an introduction by Geoff Dyer
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Aperture’s essay books and series such as Aperture Ideas: Writers and Artists on Photography give voice to the finest critical and creative minds exploring photography, shedding light on its pleasures and power. Those who write for Aperture come from a multitude of perspectives, from philosopher/theorists such as John Berger, to artist/ writers Robert Adams and Henri Cartier-Bresson, to critics Vicki Goldberg and Philip Gefter, to those in academics such as Deborah Willis and Fred Ritchin. When describing David Levi Strauss’s recent book, Richard B. Woodward, in Collector Daily, stated: “Blessings upon Aperture [for] keeping alive the quaint ritual of collecting criticism in book form.”
Inside the Photograph: Writings on Twentieth-Century Photography Essays by Peter C. Bunnell Foreword by Malcolm Daniel
The Mind’s Eye: Writings on Photography and Photographers By Henri Cartier-Bresson
The influential Princeton professor and curator emeritus Peter C. Bunnell offers a unique perspective on art photography as it morphed from a small world of practitioners and devotees into a supercharged international marketplace.
The first compilation of writings by a master of photography.
Peter C. Bunnell serves on the Visiting Committee for the department of photographs at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. He is the author of Aperture Magazine Anthology: The Minor White Years, 1952–1976 (Aperture, 2012). Malcolm Daniel is senior curator of the photography department at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
5#3/8 × 8#1/4 in. (13.67 × 21 cm) 112 pages 16 black-and-white images Hardcover with jacket ISBN 978-0-89381-875-3 US $19.95 / CDN $27.95 / UK £12.50 51995
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Henri Cartier-Bresson (1908–2004) began his career in photography in 1930. He was one of the founders, along with Robert Capa, George Rodger, and David Seymour, of the photography agency Magnum.
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Words Without Pictures Edited by Charlotte Cotton and Alex Klein A year’s worth of opinionated essays from artists, educators, critics, art historians, and curators posted online, along with the responses, both invited and unsolicited, from students, bloggers, critics, historians, and artists.
5 7/8 × 8 1/4 in. (15 × 21 cm) 510 pages Paperback ISBN 978-1-59711-142-3 US $29.95 / CDN $41.95 / UK £16.95 Also available as an e-book 52495
Contributors include: Walead Beshty, Paul Graham, Darius Himes, James Welling, George Baker, Shannon Ebner, Sarah Charlesworth, Harrell Fletcher, Leslie Hewitt, John Divola, and many more Charlotte Cotton is an author and curator whose other books include Public, Private, Secret (page 28). Alex Klein is an artist and the Ralph M. Parsons Curatorial Fellow in the Wallis Annenberg Photography Department, LACMA.
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6 × 8 1/2 in. (15.2 × 21.6 cm) 224 pages 75 four-color and black-andwhite images Flexibind ISBN 978-1-59711-095-2 US $29.95 / CDN $41.95 / UK £16.95 Also available as an e-book
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6 1/2 × 9 1/4 in. (16.5 × 23.5 cm) 292 pages 44 black-and-white images Paperback ISBN 978-1-59711-140-9 US $19.95 / CDN $27.95 / UK £12.95
Over the course of the fifty essays and articles in this authoritative collection, Grundberg questions the nature of photography and how we perceive it, reevaluates some of the great photographers of our time, and brings into focus the major debates in photography at the end of the twentieth century. Andy Grundberg is an award-winning critic, curator, and teacher, who writes frequently for the New York Times, among other publications.
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An exploration of the history, practice, and power of photography.
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Marvin Heiferman serves on the faculty of the International Center of Photography, Bard College, and the School of Visual Arts’s MFA programs in photography. Merry A. Foresta is an art historian and author of Irving Penn: Beyond Beauty (2015) and Artists Unframed: Snapshots from the Smithsonian’s Archives of American Art (2015). Copublished by Aperture and the Smithsonian Institution
Core Curriculum: Writings on Photography By Tod Papageorge
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Photography Changes Everything Edited by Marvin Heiferman Foreword by Merry A. Foresta
The long-awaited collection of essays, reviews, and lectures—some of which gained a cult following due to online postings—by Tod Papageorge, one of the most influential voices in photography.
6 × 8 1/2 in. (15.2 × 21.6 cm) 208 pages 47 black-and-white and 3 four-color images Flexibind ISBN 978-1-59711-172-0 US $29.95 / CDN $41.95 / UK £18.95 Also available as an e-book 52995
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Crisis of the Real: Writings on Photography Essays by Andy Grundberg
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Philip Gefter was on staff at the New York Times for more than fifteen years, where his roles included Page One picture editor and senior picture editor for culture. He is the author of Wagstaff: Before and After Mapplethorpe (2014).
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A selection of essays by a leading voice in photography criticism casts new light on the work of the medium’s masters, including Walker Evans, Brassaï, and Diane Arbus, as well as contemporary trailblazers such as Eleanor Antin and Martin Parr. Vicki Goldberg is the author of The Power of Photography (1991). In 1997, she received the International Center of Photography’s Infinity Award.
Philip Gefter postulates that photography post– Robert Frank has created a paradoxical selfconsciousness. While the photographic image has brought us a heightened awareness of the world around us, the constant representation of who we are has conspired against our natural state of innocence.
Light Matters: Writings on Photography Essays by Vicki Goldberg
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Photography After Frank Essays by Philip Gefter
Tod Papageorge is an American photographer; he was the Walker Evans Professor of Photography at the Yale University School of Art from 1979 to 2011. He is also author of American Sports, 1970 or, How We Spent the War in Vietnam (Aperture, 2007).
Robert Adams Robert Adams (born in Orange, New Jersey, 1937) has worked as a photographer of the changing American landscape for the past five decades. More than thirty books of his photographs have been published, including The New West (1974), Listening to the River (1994), and The Place We Live (2011). Adams has received Guggenheim and MacArthur Foundation fellowships, and in 2009, he was awarded the Hasselblad Foundation International Award in Photography. His works are included in major museum collections worldwide.
Along Some Rivers: Photographs and Conversations By Robert Adams Foreword by Richard B. Woodward • • •
Collection of conversations between Adams and students, photographers, and curators about the American West Includes a duotone portfolio of 28 images by Adams, most of them published here for the first time A valuable addition to the literature of photography and the West
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Richard B. Woodward has written extensively about the arts and photography, and his writings have appeared in the New York Times, Atlantic Monthly, and New Criterion.
Beauty in Photography: Essays in Defense of Traditional Values By Robert Adams • • •
A critical appreciation of photography by a major figure Includes eight thought-provoking essays An essential tool for aspiring photographers
“Robert Adams has long been recognized as a great landscape photographer and as an unusually eloquent philosopher of the medium—witness his 1981 collection of photography Beauty in Photography. His work addresses the broadest themes of American history.” —Eric Levin, American Photographer
Why People Photograph Essays and reviews by Robert Adams • • •
Words of wisdom about the relationship of art and life from a master photographer “Photographers may or may not make a living by photography, but they are alive by it.” —Robert Adams Nineteen reviews and essays cover topics such as humor, collectors, and working conditions in the American West
“[Adams] continues to publish some of the most thoughtful essays being written on the art of photography.” —Malcolm Jones Jr., Newsweek
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Question Bridge: Black Males in America Edited by Deborah Willis and Natasha L. Logan Foreword by Ambassador Andrew Young Preface by Jesse Williams Additional texts by Chris Johnson, Delroy Lindo, Rashid Shabazz, Kamal Sinclair, Bayeté Ross Smith, and Hank Willis Thomas • • • •
Portraits and conversations from the award-winning video installation of the same name Features black American men in discussion about relevant critical issues Encourages dialogue about race and gender identities in America A great discussion tool for the classroom and at home
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Deborah Willis is the author of Reflections in Black: A History of Black Photographers, 1840 to the Present (2002). Natasha L. Logan is a multimedia arts producer and independent curator.
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In Our Own Image Essays by Fred Ritchin The twentieth-anniversary edition of this seminal text includes a new preface by the author that contextualizes the book, which when first published, presciently outlined many of the ways the digital age would transform society, asking pointed and sometimes chilling questions that have new relevance today. Fred Ritchin is professor and associate chair of the Department of Photography and Imaging at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, and codirects the Photography and Human Rights Program at NYU with the Magnum Foundation.
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Copublished by Aperture and the Campaign for Black Male Achievement
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An examination of the historical and contemporary uses of photography and related media to inspire social change. If there are one billion people roaming the world with cell-phone cameras, what might the role of the professional photographer be? Fred Ritchin is professor and associate chair of the Department of Photography and Imaging at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, and codirects the Photography and Human Rights Program at NYU with the Magnum Foundation.
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Between the Eyes: Essays on Photography and Politics By David Levi Strauss Introduction by John Berger
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In an era of social confusion, unhinged democracy, and visual pandemonium, David Levi Strauss’s thoughtful and firm reflections offer clarity. 6#½ × 8#¼ in. (12 × 21 cm) 208 pages 47 halftone images and illustrations Paperback ISBN 978-1-59711-214-7 US $19.95 / CDN $27.95 / UK £12.95 51995
David Levi Strauss received the Infinity Award for Writing from the International Center of Photography in 2007. He is chair of the graduate program in art criticism and writing at the School of Visual Arts in New York. John Berger (1926–2017) was a novelist, poet, screenwriter, and critic, and the author of Ways of Seeing (1972) and Understanding a Photograph (Aperture, 2013).
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Bending the Frame: Photojournalism, Documentary, and the Citizen By Fred Ritchin
Words Not Spent Today Buy Smaller Images Tomorrow: Essays on the Past and Future of Photography By David Levi Strauss “Again and again [David Levi Strauss] makes the ringing point that trying to separate aesthetics and politics can only result in vacuity. He is photography’s troubled conscience.” —Luc Sante David Levi Strauss received the Infinity Award for Writing from the International Center of Photography in 2007. He is chair of the graduate program in art criticism and writing at the School of Visual Arts in New York.
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