Front cover: Stephen Shore, Merced River, Yosemite National Park, California, August 13, 1979 (detail); from Picturing America’s National Parks (see pages 28–29). Page 4: Todd Hido, #2690; from Intimate Distance (see pages 18–19). Page 44-45: Alex Webb, Ajijic, Jalisco, 1983; from Alex Webb: La Calle, Photographs from Mexico (see page 21). Page 46: Paul Strand, Abstraction, Porch Shadows, Twin Lakes, Connecticut, 1916; from Paul Strand: Aperture Masters of Photography (see page 49). Page 67: Jeff Chien-Hsing Liao, On the Way, Staten Island Ferry, New York Harbor, 2012 (detail); from Jeff Chien-Hsing Liao: New York (see page 66).
Contents About Aperture Foundation Letter from the Executive Director New Titles, 2016 Aperture Magazine Backlist Highlights Aperture Masters of Photography Series The Photography Workshop Series Anthologies and Compilations Monographs and Photobook Classics Essay Books How to Order
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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 present, produce, and publish a program of photography projects, locally and internationally, that includes: 4 issues of Aperture magazine
30 new books
7 exhibitions at Aperture Gallery
Paris Photoâ€“Aperture PhotoBook Awards
12 exhibitions on tour Online and e-book publishing program 2 issues of The PhotoBook Review Talks, workshops, and book signings, every week
Welcome to Aperture 2016 Aperture is a publisher that tells the story of photography, across thirty new books each year, the quarterly Aperture magazine, an active backlist of over one hundred and fifty titles, and our online archives. While the experiences of photography we offer in person and online are important components of the Aperture mix, it’s the physical photobook we believe in, above all. The photobook is the considered final expression of a photographer’s work, or the curator’s idea, edited and sequenced to stand as its permanent record. There’s nothing provisional about a book—compared to an exhibition or an online experience, here one moment, altered or gone the next. And, it is in the form of books that a photographer’s projects are most desired, by collectors and all book lovers, around the world. We trust that the love and energy we bring to making beautiful photobooks is apparent in everything you see here. With career surveys of classic photographers, new bodies of work by major artists, first books by emerging photographers, books about the medium, and books about photography for young readers, we want to reach the widest audiences to share in the magic of photography. Our passion is to inspire and excite interest in the work of photographers and the story of photography just as it was sixty-four years ago when Aperture began. We’ve introduced a new format for our catalogue to inaugurate our new distribution partnership in the U.S./Canada with Ingram Publisher Services. We are featuring all of our 2016 titles, as frontlist, and introducing our backlist, afresh, for the benefit of those for whom it may be unfamiliar. With interest in photography exploding around us, there’s never been a better time.
—Chris Boot, Executive Director
New Titles, 2016
Aperture Magazine Aperture is a sophisticated guide to the world of contemporary photography that combines the finest writing with sumptuously reproduced portfolios. Presenting fresh perspectives by leading writers, art historians, and other thinkers, accessible to the photo practitioner and the culturally curious alike, each issue examines one theme at the heart of contemporary photography through essays, in-depth interviews, and immersive portfolios. Columns include On Portraits, The Collectors, Curriculum, and Object Lessons. Today, in a world awash in images, Aperture is an essential guide to the evolving story of photography.
Aperture The Magazine of Photography & Ideas Edited by Michael Famighetti Required reading for everyone seriously interested in photography.
The fall issue of Aperture magazine delves into the relationship between sound and image. How have photographers drawn inspiration from music? How have cultures of image making developed in tandem with music making? Whether capturing an intoxicating performance, or individuals lost in dance or caught in an ecstatic moment of listening, photographs give form to the ways sounds move us. This issue’s features include a profile on William Eggleston and his long-standing passion for music, a conversation with Vancouver-based photoconceptualist Stan Douglas, a remembrance of the legendary Malian photographer Malick Sidibé, a look at underground rave culture in the 1990s, plus much more.
The winter issue of Aperture magazine offers a survey of speculations, propositions, and schemes regarding new directions in contemporary photography, focusing on how photographers today respond to the new possibilities offered by technological advancement and dissemination.
Sounds Aperture 224: Fall 2016 9 ¼ × 12 in. (23.5 × 30.5 cm) 132 pages Illustrated throughout Paperback ISBN 978-1-59711-366-3 US $24.95 / CAD $27.50 August/Journals/ Photography
Propositions Aperture 225: Winter 2016 9 ¼ × 12 in. (23.5 × 30.5 cm) 132 pages Illustrated throughout Paperback ISBN 978-1-59711-367-0 US $24.95 / CAD $27.50 November/Journals/ Photography
Elliott Erwitt: Home Around the World
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 / CAD $89.95 / UK £45.00 September 2016
Edited and with texts by Jessica S. McDonald Essays by Stuart Alexander, Sean Corcoran, and Steven Hoelscher • • •
Erwitt is among the most popular photographers in the world The first scholarly survey of his complete career, with many previously unpublished photographs Coincides with a major retrospective at the University of Texas at Austin
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Elliott Erwitt: Home Around the World is a visual account of Erwitt’s sixty-year career in photography, from his early experiments in California to his intimate family portraits in New York and his major celebrity and political magazine assignments around the world, as well as his great personal and humorous observations of the street. Essays by photography experts, based on extensive new interviews with the photographer, consider less-studied aspects of Erwitt’s work: his engagement with social and political issues, the humanist qualities of his very early photographs, and his work as a filmmaker. Elliott Erwitt (born in Paris, 1928) is one of the world’s bestknown and most admired photographers today. He is most famous for his candid, often-humorous black-and-white observations on the world from street level. 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; and Steven Hoelscher is chair of the Department of American Studies at University of Texas at Austin. Exhibition Schedule: Harry Ransom Center, Austin, Texas, August 15, 2016– January 1, 2017 Copublished by Aperture and the Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas at Austin
11 × 12 7/8 in. (27.9 × 32.7 cm) 184 pages including 1 gatefold 136 tritone images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-376-2 US $65.00 / CAD $89.95 / UK £45.00 October 2016 Limited-edition print available
Photographs and text by Richard Renaldi • • •
A sensuous portrait of New York clubland, from midnight to daybreak Gorgeously reproduced tritone images Renaldi has a growing social media presence since the success of Touching Strangers
In Richard Renaldi’s fourth monograph, he describes his experiences as a young man in the late 1980s who had recently embraced his gay identity, and of finding a home in “the mystery and abandonment of the club, the nightscape, and then finally daybreak.” Through portraits, landscapes, and club interiors, Renaldi captures that moment when Saturday night turns into Sunday morning across the borough of Manhattan. Manhattan Sunday is a personal memoir that also offers a reflection of the city’s evolving identity.
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Richard Renaldi (born in Chicago, 1968) graduated from New York University with a BFA in photography in 1990. He is the author of Figure and Ground (Aperture, 2006) and Touching Strangers (Aperture, 2014) and the winner of a Guggenheim Fellowship.
Man Ray, Glass Tears (Les Larmes), 1932, Collection Sir Elton John © Man Ray Trust/ADAGP, Paris and DACS, London, 2016
The Radical Eye: Modernist Photography from the Sir Elton John Collection
113/8 × 8 1/2 in. (29 × 21.8 cm) 240 pages 150 images Hardcover US $60.00 / CAD $83.95 ISBN 978-1-59711-386-1 November 2016 Available in US & Canada only
Exhibition Schedule: Tate Modern, London, November 10, 2016—May 7, 2017
Edited by Shoair Mavlian and Simon Baker Essays by Dawn Ades and Shoair Mavlian Interview with Sir Elton John • • •
Extensive survey of modernist photography through one of the world’s greatest collections Coincides with major exhibition at Tate Modern Exclusive interview with Sir Elton John
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Herbert Bayer, Self-Portrait, 1932, Collection Sir Elton John © DACS, 2016
Sir Elton John, musician and philanthropist, has built one of the greatest private collections of photography in the world. This book presents an unparalleled selection of modernist images, which introduce a crucial moment in the history of photography when artists were beginning to use the camera and darkroom to redefine and transform visions of the modern world. Technological advancements gave artists the freedom to experiment and test the limits of the medium, enabling new imaginings of portraits, nudes, and still lifes; and street life and the modern world were captured from a new, uniquely modern perspective. Shoair Mavlian is an assistant curator at Tate Modern focusing primarily on photography; Simon Baker is the senior curator of photography and international art at Tate Modern; and 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.
Rescue Me: Dog Adoption Portraits and Stories, from New York City
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 / CAD $22.95 / UK £10.95 October 2016
Photographs by Richard Phibbs • • • •
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 Author's royalties will be contributed to the Humane Society of New York
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For three years, fashion and portrait photographer Richard Phibbs has donated his services to the Humane Society of New York. He creates portraits of dogs up for adoption as part of the Manhattan shelter’s work to find them “forever homes.” The best of his photographs are featured in this simple album, along with the story of each dog on its journey from circumstances of abandonment and rejection, through to their rescue and the joy experienced in their new homes. 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.
Total Records: Photography and the Art of the Album Cover
8 1/4 × 8 1/4 in. (21 × 21 cm) 448 pages 444 four-color images Paperback with flaps ISBN 978-1-59711-384-7 US $29.95 / CAD $40.00 / UK £19.95 October 2016
Edited by Antoine de Beaupré Text by Jacques Denis Interview with Jean-Baptiste Mondino • • •
Includes over four hundred 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
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The history of photography is teeming with portraits of musicians made iconic by their album covers: Thelonious Monk by W. Eugene Smith, Miles Davis by Irving Penn, Grace Jones by Jean-Paul Goude, Laurie Anderson by Robert Mapplethorpe. The history of album cover art also includes collaborations between prominent figures, such as Mick Rock and David Bowie, Annie Leibovitz and John Lennon, Lee Friedlander and John Coltrane, Nobuyoshi Araki and Björk, Anton Corbijn and U2, and Robert Frank with the Rolling Stones—not to mention Francis Wolff’s legendary work with Blue Note, the record label he cofounded. Images like the Abbey Road crosswalk are deeply inscribed in our collective memory, yet few details are known about the photographers. All of these—and more—are included in this compendium of electrifying images and the albums they grace. Antoine de Beaupré is the founder and director of Librarie 213, a Parisian 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 for publications such as Libération, Le Monde diplomatique, and the blog Superfly Records, and the coauthor of the book Intifada Rap (2014); Jean-Baptiste Mondino is a photographer, music video director, and cofounder of Bandits Production, based in Suresnes, France.
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Photo by Anders Petersen
Photo by William Klein
Photo by Jean-Baptise Mondino
Photo by Nobuyoshi Araki
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Photo by William Eggleston
Bruce Davidson: Survey
9 7/16 × 11 in. (24 × 28 cm) 320 pages 190 black-and-white images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-377-9 US $65.00 / CAD $89.95 / UK £45.00 October 2016
Texts by Charlotte Cotton, Carlos Gollonet, Frits Gierstberg, and Francesco Zanot • • •
Over fifty years of prized black-and-white work A gorgeous survey on one of Magnum’s most popular photographers Wide appeal among photo lovers, young and old
Bruce Davidson: Survey is the first single-volume comprehensive survey on this pioneer of social documentary photography. From his profound documentation of the civil rights movement to his in-depth study of East 100th Street in Harlem, he has immersed himself fully in his projects, which have sometimes taken him several years to complete. In addition to his civil rights series and his work in Harlem, the book includes Davidson’s well-known series Brooklyn Gang, Subway, and Central Park, and also features his explorations of Paris and Los Angeles landscapes. Bruce Davidson (born in Oak Park, Illinois, 1933) became a member of Magnum Photos in 1958. He received a Guggenheim Fellowship to document the civil rights movement in 1967, as well as National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships in 1962 and 1980. Charlotte Cotton is curator-in-residence at the International Center of Photography, New York; Carlos Gollonet is curator of photography at the Fundación MAPFRE; Frits Gierstberg is head of exhibitions at the Nederlands Fotomuseum, Rotterdam; and Francesco Zanot is chief curator at CAMERA – Centro Italiano per la Fotografia, Turin, Itlay.
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Exhibition Schedule: Fundación MAPFRE, Barcelona, May 28–Aug. 28, 2016 Fundación MAPFRE, Madrid, Sept.12, 2016–Jan.15, 2017 CAMERA–Centro Italiano per la Fotografia, Turin, Italy, May 11–Aug.13, 2017 Nederlands Fotomuseum, Rotterdam, Sept. 9, 2017–Jan. 7, 2018 Copublished by Aperture and Fundación MAPFRE
Ellsworth Kelly, Barn, Southampton, 1968 © Ellsworth Kelly, courtesy Matthew Marks Gallery
Ellsworth Kelly, Photographs • • •
9 1/2 × 10 1/2 in. (24.1 × 26.7 cm) 92 pages 42 duotone images ISBN 978-1-59711-380-9 US $50.00 / CAD $69.95 / UK £35.00 September 2016
Ellsworth Kelly was one of the most important artists of the twentieth century The first book published on Kelly’s photography, spanning four decades Reveals new insight into the artist’s intuitive creative process
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Ellsworth Kelly is credited with inventing a new kind of painting, one inspired by nature but also by the chance compositions he encountered in the world. He started taking photographs in 1950, and unlike his sketches and collages, the photographs were not part of his process of making a painting or sculpture; they were simply a record of his vision. Featuring photographs spanning four decades, this is the first book ever published on Kelly’s photography, and the artist was closely involved in all aspects of its making. 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, from Color Field and Minimalism to contemporary painting and sculpture. He studied at Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, from 1941 to 1943 and later attended the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, from 1946 to 1948. Copublished by Aperture and Matthew Marks Gallery [!17!]
Intimate Distance: Twenty-Five Years of Photographs, A Chronological Album
9 1/2 × 11 1/2 in. (24.5 × 29 cm) 272 pages 300 black-and-white and four-color images Hardcover with jacket ISBN 978-1-59711-360-1 US $65.00 / CAD $89.95 / UK £45.00 October 2016 Limited-edition print available
Photographs by Todd Hido Essay by David Campany Texts by Katya Tylevich • • •
The first comprehensive collection by this influential photographer Three hundred cinematic and seductive images Hido has a major following among art photography enthusiasts
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Intimate Distance is the first comprehensive survey that charts the career of this acclaimed American photographer. Wellknown for his photographs of landscapes and suburban housing across the United States, Hido casts a cinematic eye on his subjects. David Campany introduces the work and looks specifically at Hido’s cinematic influences. The book is then organized chronologically, showing how Hido has built on his previous work as he has continued to add new series and images. Also featured are short texts by Katya Tylevich about the making of Hido’s previously published monographs. 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. His photographs are held in many public and private collections, including the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. 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.
9 1/8 × 11 1/4 in. (23.1 × 28.5 cm) 160 pages 85 four-color images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-328-1 US $50.00 / CAD $69.95 / UK £35.00 October 2016 Limited-edition print available
Photographs by Justine Kurland Texts 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
Following in the great tradition of the photographic American road trip, Highway Kind expresses Justine Kurland’s deep interest in the Western frontier, escape, and the possibility of living outside mainstream values. Since 2004, Kurland and her young son have traveled in their customized van, going south in the winter and north in the summer. From pictures of trains moving across epic landscapes to depictions of mechanics and muscle cars, this raw and stunning work features the full scope of her road series, including This Train Is Bound for Glory and Sincere Auto Care. 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.
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Lynne Tillman is a widely published novelist, critic, and the author of What Would Lynne Tillman Do? (2014).
8 1/2 × 10 5/8 in. (21.5 × 27 cm) 168 pages 86 four-color and black-andwhite images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-371-7 US $60.00 / CAD $83.95 / UK £40.00 September 2016
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 accessible and inspirational collection of over thirty years of stunning street photographs This iconic Magnum photographer’s recent books are in constant demand among photo enthusiasts
La Calle brings together more than thirty years of photography from the streets of Mexico. These black-and-white and color photographs—many never before published—are accompanied by newly commissioned texts from noted Mexican authors, lending further insight into the complicated role the street has long played in Mexican culture. Webb’s ability to distill gesture, light, and cultural tensions into single, beguiling frames results in evocative images that convey a sense of mystery, irony, and humor. Alex Webb (born in San Francisco, 1952) has published fifteen books, including Istanbul (Aperture, 2007), Violet Isle: A Duet of Photographs from Cuba (with Rebecca Norris Webb, 2009), The Suffering of Light (Aperture, 2011), and Alex Webb and Rebecca Norris Webb on Street Photography and the Poetic Image, as part of The Photography Workshop Series (Aperture, 2014). Webb has been a member of Magnum Photos since 1979.
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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); and Mónica de la Torre is a poet and senior editor of BOMB Magazine. Exhibition Schedule: Aperture Gallery, New York, September 7–October 26, 2016 Etherton Gallery, Tucson, Arizona, November 8, 2016– January 7, 2017 McDonough Museum of Art, Youngstown State University, Ohio, January 20–March 3, 2017 Copublished by Aperture and Televisa Foundation
The Notion of Family
9 1/2 × 10 3/4 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 / CAD $69.95 / UK £35.00 October 2016 Limited-edition print available
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 book Hardback edition sold out in less than a year
Now available in paperback, The Notion of Family explores the legacy of racism and economic decline in America’s small towns, as embodied by Frazier’s hometown of Braddock, Pennsylvania. The work also considers the impact of that decline on the community and her family, creating a statement both personal and political. With The Notion of Family, Frazier expands upon the traditions of classic black-andwhite documentary photography, enlisting the participation of her family, and her mother, in particular. In the creation of these collaborative works, Frazier reinforces the idea of artand image-making as a transformative act.
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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. 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; and Dennis C. Dickerson is the author of African American Preachers and Politics: The Careys of Chicago (2011).
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 / CAD $89.95 / UK £45.00 October 2016 Limited-edition print available
Photographs by Paolo Ventura • • •
Newest body of work by a master of narrative staged photography A fantastical and charming series of stories by a noted art photographer Gorgeous, original artbook for all art and photography bibliophiles
Paolo Ventura creates visual narratives of love, war, and family through photographs set in imaginary worlds. Poetic and romantic, poignant and moving, Ventura’s picture stories include brothers who encounter each other by surprise on the battlefield; a man who packs himself into his own suitcase; and a small-town magician who accidentally makes his son disappear, among many others. This book collects the entire series of Ventura’s Short Stories together for the first time, revealing them as the work of an extraordinary imagination.
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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).
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The Jungle Book: Contemporary Stories of the Amazon and Its Fringe
6 3/4 × 8 3/4 in. (17 × 22.5 cm) 232 pages with map insert 123 four-color images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-382-3 US $35.00!/!CAD $54.95 / UK £25.00 September 2016
Photographs and text by Yann Gross Foreword by Arnaud Robert Essay by Daniel Munduruku • • •
When the Spanish conquistador Francisco de Orellana set out on his search for cinnamon in 1541, he could not have anticipated that his travels would bring him to the bends of the world’s longest river: the Amazon. Following in the footsteps of past expeditions, The Jungle Book is a visual experience comprising discreetly staged scenes that reveal the diverse worlds of contemporary Amazonia and its surrounding areas. Photographer Yann Gross worked with different local communities and documented the dynamic culture of the Amazon as influenced by contemporary economic and social forces. Once immersed in this world, the viewer soon forgets romantic clichés of distant lands and indigenous peoples, and begins to question the guiding ideals of progress and development that inform escapist fantasies.
Awarded first prize for the LUMA Rencontres Dummy Book Award in Arles, France, in 2015 Exhibition and book launches at Arles festival, summer 2016 A compelling, contemporary, and poetic experience of the Amazon
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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.
The Chinese Photobook: From the 1900s to the Present
Mid-sized edition 10 × 11 3/8 in. (25.5 × 28.8 cm) 448 pages ca. 1,000 four-color images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-375-5 US $80.00 / CAD $110.95 / UK £50.00 September 2016
Edited by Martin Parr and WassinkLundgren Texts by Gu Zheng, Raymond Lum, Ruben Lundgren, Stephanie H. Tung, and Gerry Badger • • •
Newly available as mid-sized, accessibly priced edition Loaded with new discoveries and original insights Required reading for everyone interested in Chinese photography, culture, and history
Exhaustively researched and beautifully presented, The Chinese Photobook tells the story of photography in China, through the selection of the best photobooks made in and about China—in the process throwing new light on the history of ideas in China generally. Driven by the interest of the great photobook expert Martin Parr, the book tells the story of China through discoveries from the colonial period, the Art Deco movement, propaganda and socialist realist photography from the Communist Revolution, and the cult of the image of Mao during the Cultural Revolution, to the dazzling variety of contemporary work emerging out of China’s art scene today. Martin Parr is the author of over thirty books, including the Aperture titles Life’s a Beach (2013) and The NonConformists (2013).
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Larger edition also available: 11 3/8 × 12 7/8 in. (29 × 32.7 cm) 448 pages ca. 1,000 four-color images Clothbound with jacket ISBN 978-1-59711-228-4 US $150.00 / CAD $210.00 / UK £100.00 15000
Gu Zheng is a photographer, critic, historian, and curator; Raymond Lum was a librarian and curator of historic photographs at Harvard-Yenching Library; Stephanie H. Tung is a PhD candidate at Princeton University; and Gerry Badger is a critic, architect, curator, and photographer.
WassinkLundgren is an artistic collaboration between Dutch artists Thijs groot Wassink and Ruben Lundgren. [!26!]
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9¼ x 12¼ in. (23.6 × 31.2 cm) 928 pages plus 20 six-page gatefolds 1,024 black-and-white and color images Paperback with flaps ISBN 978-1-59711-379-3 US $80.00 / CAD $110.95 / UK £55.00 November 2016
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A radically conceived and meticulously produced artist’s book The first book resulting from Immersion: A French American Photography Commission, created by Fondation d’entreprise Hermès and Aperture Foundation An introduction to a young, innovative, and ambitious French artist
Eden is one iteration of Sylvain Couzinet-Jacques’s long-term project, Eden—initiated as part of Immersion: A French American Photography Commission. From the outset, Couzinet-Jacques’s proposal included the purchase of a small, historical schoolhouse in Eden, North Carolina, as a site for exploring ideas of property, ownership, and image-making. The primary component of this book is the reproduction of the almost one thousand scans that the artist made of the façade of that house. In other words, the book contains the photographic shell of the building. Woven throughout the book are elements from the four stages of the project’s development over the course of one year—the prospecting and research of a house in Eden; the buying of the Little Red Schoolhouse; the repairs made to the house; and, finally, the exploration and experimentation in and around the house. These materials incorporate historical and legal documents pertaining to the house, as well as video and photographic documentation of the past year.
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Sylvain Couzinet-Jacques (born in Sens, France, 1983) is a graduate of the École Supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Marseille (2010) and the École Nationale Supérieure de la Photographie in Arles (2012). He was awarded a fellowship at the Centre Photographique d’Ile-de-France, Paris, in 2015, and has been in residency at La Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris since 2014. In 2015, he received the first Immersion commission. Exhibition Schedule: Aperture Gallery, New York, Nov.16, 2016–Jan.19, 2017 Copublished by Aperture and Fondation d’entreprise Hermès
Picturing America’s National Parks
9 5/8 × 11 3/8 in. (24.5 × 29 cm) 128 pages 120 black-and-white and four-color images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-356-4 US $50.00 / CAD $69.95 / UK £35.00 June 2016
By Jamie M. Allen • • •
Features the finest landscape photography from America's most magnificent places Explores the role of photography in the development of America’s National Parks Ideal for anyone interested in the outdoors
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To celebrate the centennial of America’s National Park Service, Picturing America’s National Parks brings together some of the best landscape photography in the history of the medium. From Yosemite to the most recent, 2013 addition of Pinnacles National Park in California, America’s National Parks have been enjoyed through photographs for over a hundred and fifty years, which helped protect these national gems. An informative essay and picture commentaries from curator Jamie M. Allen unpack the role of photography in promoting America’s national heritage, land conservation, and wildlife preservation. Featured photographers include Ansel Adams, Imogen Cunningham, Lee Friedlander, Stephen Shore, Joel Sternfeld, and Edward Weston. Jamie M. Allen is the assistant curator in the department of photographs at the George Eastman Museum, Rochester, New York. Exhibition Schedule: George Eastman Museum, Rochester, New York, June 4–October 2, 2016 Copublished by Aperture and the George Eastman Museum
Cathedral of the Pines
15 1/2 × 12 in. (39.4 × 30.5 cm) 76 pages 31 four-color images Clothbound ISBN 978-1-59711-350-2 US $80.00 / CAD $110.95 / UK £50.00 March 2016 Limited-edition print available
Photographs by Gregory Crewdson Essay by Alexander Nemerov • • •
The first new body of work in five years from this influential artist Crewdson’s most intimate and personal body of work to date Reproductions of photographs in this oversize edition are thrilling
Cathedral of the Pines marks a time of transition during which Gregory Crewdson chose to withdraw into the woods. The book is named after a skiing trail deep in the forests of Becket, Massachusetts, where Crewdson felt inspired again. He experienced a reconnection with his artistic process, and moved into a period of renewal and intense creative productivity. It was here that Crewdson found the inspiration to create these pictures in this new body of work.
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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).
13 1/4 × 10 1/2 in. (33.6 × 27.3 cm) 274 pages, including gatefolds 257 four-color images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-289-5 US $75.00 / CAD $104.95 / UK £50.00 April 2016 Limited-edition print available
Photographs and texts by Richard Misrach Instruments, graphic scores, and texts by Guillermo Galindo Introduction and epilogue by Josh Kun • • •
A photographer and composer collaborate to examine the Mexican-American border Book accompanies a major touring exhibition and musical performances A must-have volume for Misrach’s many fans
Border Cantos presents a unique collaboration between photographer Richard Misrach and experimental composer Guillermo Galindo. Misrach’s dramatic landscapes of the border, in the manner of his famed Desert Cantos series, are combined with photographs of musical intruments made out of artifacts of migration: water bottles, clothing, backpacks, spent shotgun shells, ladders, and sections of the border wall itself. Online links within the book allow the reader to hear and watch performances by Galindo on the featured instruments. Richard Misrach (born in Los Angeles, 1949) is one of the most influential color photographers of his generation. His books include On the Beach (2007), Destroy This Memory (2010), Golden Gate (2012), Petrochemical America (2014), and The Mysterious Opacity of Other Beings (2015), all published by Aperture.
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Josh Kun is the author of Audiotopia: Music, Race, and America (2005). Exhibition Schedule: San Jose Museum of Art, California, February 28–July 31, 2016 Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, Texas, September 14–December 1, 2016 Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas, February 18–April 24, 2017
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9 3/8 × 9 1/2 in. (23.8 × 24.1 cm) 208 pages 106 four-color images Hardcover with jacket ISBN 978-1-59711-353-3 US $45.00 / CAD $62.95 / UK £30.00 March 2016 Limited-edition print available
Photographs and text by Phyllis Galembo Introduction by Chika Okeke-Agulu • • •
An album featuring the best of Galembo’s startling masquerade portraits Wide appeal to fans of photography, fashion, and African art New Aperture edition, back in print by popular demand
For Maske Phyllis Galembo traveled widely throughout western and central Africa, as well as Haiti, to photograph people at masquerade events. Her subjects use costume, body paint, and masks to create mythic characters, and her portraits document and describe the transformative power of the mask. This album features a selection of more than one hundred of the best of Galembo’s masquerade photographs to date, organized in country-based chapters, each with the photographer’s own commentary.
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Phyllis Galembo (born in New York, 1952) is a professor of art at SUNY University at Albany. Galembo’s work has been exhibited and collected by museums and institutions all over the world, including the American Museum of Natural History; Smithsonian Museum of Natural History; 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.
Olivia Bee: Kids in Love
8 × 10 in. (20.3 × 25.4 cm) 136 pages 75 four-color and black-andwhite images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-345-8 US $39.95 / CAD $55.95 / UK £25.00 April 2016 Limited-edition print available
Interview by Tavi Gevinson • • •
The first book by the twenty-two-year-old photography phenomenon Bee is a new voice for the millennial generation Includes an interview by Tavi Gevinson, actress, writer, and founder of Rookie magazine
Olivia Bee: Kids in Love showcases two bodies of photographic work, including the series that first brought Bee recognition as a teenager, Enveloped in a Dream. This first series offers a visual diary of girlhood, friendship, and the exploration of self. The second set of images, Kids in Love, continues Bee’s photographic chronicle of her circle of friends and new loves. Tavi Gevinson, founding editor of the online magazine Rookie and Bee’s frequent collaborator and model, interviews Bee about the role of images in today’s social media–driven world.
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Olivia Bee (born in Portland, Oregon, 1994) is based in Brooklyn. After receiving recognition for her photographs on social media, Bee was commissioned by Converse, at the age of fifteen, to shoot her first ad. She has since gone on to shoot campaigns for brands such as Hermès and Levi’s, and editorial features for publications such as Vogue, Vice, New York, the New York Times Magazine, and Le Monde. Tavi Gevinson is the founding editor of Rookie, an online publication for teenage girls. She is currently appearing in The Crucible on Broadway.
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8 1/4 × 11 1/8 in. (21 × 28.4 cm) 80 pages 30 black-and-white and four-color images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-315-1 US $24.95 / CAD $34.95 / UK £15.95 July 2016
Seeing Things: A Kid’s Guide to Looking at Photographs By Joel Meyerowitz •
“Sometimes in a brief moment, you see something beautiful where you didn’t expect it.” —Joel Meyerowitz Learn about photography from popular and captivating master of the medium For every parent who wants to empower their child to navigate the world of images
Aimed at children ages nine to twelve, Seeing Things is a wonderful introduction to photography that asks how photographers transform ordinary things into meaningful moments. In this book, acclaimed and beloved photographer Joel Meyerowitz takes readers on a journey through the power and magic of photography: its abilities to freeze time, tell a story, combine several layers into one frame, and record life’s fleeting and beautiful moments. The book features the work of masters such as William Eggleston, Mary Ellen Mark, Helen Levitt, and Walker Evans, among many others. Each picture is accompanied by a short commentary, encouraging readers to look closely and use their imagination to understand key ideas in photography such as light, gesture, and composition—and, ultimately, how there is wonder all around us when viewed through the lens.
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Joel Meyerowitz (born in New York, 1938) is an awardwinning photographer whose work has appeared in over 350 exhibitions in museums and galleries around the world. He is a two-time Guggenheim Fellow, a recipient of both National Endowment for the Arts and National Endowment for the Humanities awards, and a recipient of the Deutscher Fotobuchpreis. He has published over fifteen books and lives in New York and Italy.
Left: Twins at the Beach, Nassau, Bahamas, 1949 Right: Suzy Parker by the Seine, costume by Balenciaga, Paris, 1953 © 1989 Center for Creative Photography, Arizona Board of Regents. Courtesy Staley-Wise Gallery, New York
8 1/4 × 11 1/4 in. (21 × 28.5 cm) 256 pages 137 four-color and blackand-white images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-358-8 US $60.00 / CAD $83.95 May 2016 Available in US & Canada only
Texts by Oliva María Rubio, John P. Jacob, Celina Lunsford, and Louise Dahl-Wolfe • • •
The first new book in fifteen years about this hugely influential fashion photographer Includes many never-before-published images Wide appeal to fashion and art lovers alike
Louise Dahl-Wolfe is a major survey that spans over thirty years of this fashion photographer’s work. After her work was exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, in 1937, Louise Dahl-Wolfe went on to revitalize the Hollywood portrait and fashion photography of the 1930s, ’40s, and ’50s. During her two-decade tenure at Harper’s Bazaar, Dahl-Wolfe pioneered the use of natural lighting in fashion photography, shooting on location and outdoors. Her modernist outlook changed American visual culture, influencing a school of artists—namely Richard Avedon, Horst P. Horst, and Irving Penn. Today, she stands among some of the most prestigious photographers of her time. Louise Dahl-Wolfe (born in San Francisco, 1895; died in New Jersey, 1989) began her career making pictures in 1923. After studying at the San Francisco Institute of Art, she moved to New York and opened a photography studio, which she maintained until 1960. In 1936 she was hired as a staff photographer at Harper’s Bazaar, and over the next thirty years she revolutionized fashion photography through her editorial and personal work.
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Oliva María Rubio is the author of The A-Z of Spanish Photographers (2013); John P. Jacob is the McEvoy Family Curator for Photography at the Smithsonian American Art Museum; and Celina Lunsford is the artistic director of the Fotografie Forum Frankfurt.
Hiroshi Sugimoto: Black Box
11 × 11 in. (28 × 28 cm) 203 pages 47 duotone images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-359-5 US $65.00 / CAD $89.95 / UK £40.00 March 2016
Text and interview by Philip Larratt-Smith Text by Iran do Espírito Santo • • •
A beautiful career survey of this influential contemporary artist Stunning reproductions and expert commentary lead the reader through each of Sugimoto’s major series For everyone interested in the intersections of traditional and conceptual photography
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Hiroshi Sugimoto uses the camera as a bridge between abstract questions and the comical nature of modern everyday life. This new project presents a survey of his iconic work, from his formal portraits of Madame Tussauds wax figures to wildlife scenes from the American Museum of Natural History, as well as his more recent explorations in photogenic drawing. Hiroshi Sugimoto (born in Tokyo, 1948) moved to Los Angeles in 1970 and studied photography at the ArtCenter College of Design. He is now 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 the editor of Louise Bourgeois: The Return of the Repressed (2012); and Iran do Espírito Santo is an artist based in São Paulo. Copublished by Aperture and Fundación MAPFRE
George Dureau, The Photographs
10 × 12 in. (25 × 30 cm) 160 pages 98 duotone photographs Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-284-0 US $60.00 / CAD $83.95 / UK £40.00 June 2016
Essay by Philip Gefter • • •
The first account in book form of the work of this key figure of photography Portraits that influenced a generation of queer photographers, including Robert Mapplethorpe Gorgeously produced book of portraits and nudes celebrating the male form
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George Dureau began taking pictures for the pleasure of photographing his lovers, and as research material for his paintings. All of his photographs were made in his studio in the French Quarter of New Orleans or on the city’s streets. Many of his subjects became part of Dureau’s “extended family,” whom he photographed on different occasions over many years. Although his work is often anthologized in collections of photographs about the male nude, this is the first book of Dureau’s photographs since 1985. George Dureau (born and died in New Orleans, 1930– 2014) was a painter, sculptor, and photographer known for his focus on the male nude. His paintings command regional and national recognition, and his photographs of nudes, street people, and disadvantaged people have garnered international acclaim. Philip Gefter is the author of Photography After Frank (Aperture, 2009) and Wagstaff: Before and After Mapplethorpe (2014).
The Difficulties of Nonsense
9 × 101/2 in. (23 × 27 cm) 184 pages 135 duotone and four-color images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-300-7 US $65.00 / CAD $89.95 / UK £45.00 May 2016 Limited-edition print available
Photographs by Robert Cumming Edited and with an essay by Sarah Bay Gachot Interview by David Campany • •
The first and only comprehensive monograph of Cumming’s photography now in print Essential for those interested in conceptual and contemporary art
The Difficulties of Nonsense features Cumming’s conceptual black-and-white and color photographs from the 1970s, revealing his fascination with illusion and trickery. From his base in Los Angeles, Cumming made functional-looking constructions, rendered useless and created primarily to be photographed with his 8-by-10 camera. Playing with props, proportions, unusual angles, light, and mirrors, Cumming created images that invite viewers to look in—and then to second-guess what they see. As the first publication to survey this significant series, The Difficulties of Nonsense serves as a touchstone for contemporary artists and for those interested in artwork that came out of Los Angeles in the 1970s. Robert Cumming (born in Worcester, Massachusetts, 1943) is best known for his conceptual photography of sculptures and drawings that play with the mechanics of photographic practice. He was originally a painting student in the ’60s, and received a master’s degree in fine arts from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1967.
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Sarah Bay Gachot is an independent curator, writer, teacher, and artist living in Los Angeles; and David Campany is the author of The Open Road (Aperture, 2014), Walker Evans: The Magazine Work (2013), and Jeff Wall: Picture for Women (2011). Exhibition Schedule: George Eastman Museum, Rochester, New York, February 11–May 28, 2017
Werner Bischof: Backstory
10 × 11 7/8 in. (26 × 31 cm) 311 pages 210 duotone and 180 fourcolor images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-352-6 US $75.00 / CAD $104.95 / UK £50.00 April 2016
Edited and with text by Marco Bischof Text by Fred Ritchin Interview with Marco Bischof by Kristen Lubben • • •
Major new survey of this key figure from the 1930s to the ‘50s Reveals Bischof’s practice afresh, through his letters, notes, and contact sheets Outlines the story of one of the original Magnum photographers and how he made significant social impact
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Known for his postwar social documentary work, Werner Bischof was inspired to become a journalist after the ruin of World War II left him unable to be a passive observer. Edited by the photographer’s son, this compilation of nearly four hundred photographs is accompanied by contact sheets, letters, diaries, and sketches that give an intimate glimpse into Bischof’s creative process. The book provides a time capsule of the postwar world, as well as of the life of an adventurous artist. Werner Bischof (born in Zürich, 1916; died in Peru, 1954) opened a photography and advertising studio before becoming a freelance photojournalist and traveling internationally. Bischof received international recognition after the publication of his 1945 reportage on the devastation caused by the Second World War. He became a member of Magnum Photos in 1949.
Marco Bischof, Werner Bischof’s son, is a documentary filmmaker, editor, and author of Werner Bischof: 1916–1954: His Life and Work (1990) and Questions to My Father (2004). Fred Ritchin is the author of Bending the Frame: Photojournalism, Documentary, and the Citizen (Aperture, 2013); and Kristen Lubben is a curator, writer, editor, and executive director of the Magnum Foundation.
Paz Errázuriz: Survey
8 3/5 × 10 in. (21.8 × 25.4 cm) 273 pages 172 four-color and duotone images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-354-0 US $65.00 / CAD $89.95 / UK £45.00 March 2016
Texts by Juan Vicente Aliaga, Gerardo Mosquera, and Paulina Varas • • •
First English-language survey spans forty years of Errázuriz’s photography Introduces Chile’s most celebrated photographer to an international audience Her photographs speak powerfully to issues of gender, history, and politics
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Chilean photographer Paz Errázuriz began taking photographs in the 1970s during the Pinochet dictatorship, and in subsequent decades traveled extensively to document the landscape and people of her native country. During the dictatorship, her projects violated the regulations imposed by the military regime, as she dared to visit underground brothels, shelters, psychiatric wards, and boxing clubs, where women were not welcome. In Paz Errázuriz: Survey, over 170 photographs are compiled for the first time. Paz Errázuriz (born in Santiago, Chile, 1944) has published books including Amalia (1973), La Manzana de Adán (1989), El Infarto del Alma (1993), Kawésqar: Hijos de la Mujer Sol (2005), and Paz Errázuriz, fotografía 1982– 2002 (2004). In 1981, she cofounded the Asociación de Fotógrafos Independientes. 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; and Paulina Varas is a curator and researcher based in Valparaíso, Chile, and Barcelona. Copublished by Aperture and Fundación MAPFRE
Go Photo! An Activity Book for Kids
8 1/2 × 10 5/8 in. (21.6 × 27 cm) 108 pages 85 four-color images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-355-7 US $19.95 / CAD $27.95 / UK £12.95 May 2016
Texts and photographs by Alice Proujansky Illustrations by Maggie Prendergast • • •
A playful and inspiring book for kids, with step-by-step illustrated instructions for each activity Featuring twenty-three fun photo activities that you can do with anything that takes a picture Provides the tools, tips, and motivation to kick-start creativity
ISBN: 978-1-59711-355-7 51995
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Go Photo! features twenty-three hands-on and creative activities inspired by photography. Aimed at children ages eight to twelve years old, this playful and fun collection of projects encourages young readers to experiment with their imaginations, get messy with materials, and engage with the world in new and exciting ways. Indoors or outdoors, from a half hour to a whole day, and whether alone or with friends, family, or an unsuspecting pet, there is a photo activity for all occasions. Alice Proujansky is a photographer, educator, and Aperture Foundation’s coordinator of community partnerships. Maggie Prendergast is an illustrator and graphic designer based in New York.
The Photographer’s Cookbook
6 3/8 × 8 1/2 in. (16.2 × 21.6 cm) 160 pages 50 black-and-white and four-color images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-357-1 US $29.95 / CAD $41.95 / UK £19.95 June 2016
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A cookbook with never-before-published recipes and photos by the world's leading photographers A time capsule of contemporary photographers of the 1970s—many before they made a name for themselves For cooking and photography enthusiasts alike
In the late 1970s, a registrar at the George Eastman Museum approached the leading photographers of the time to contribute recipes and photographs for a cookbook, based on the idea that photographers’ talent in the darkroom must also translate into special skills in the kitchen. After forty years, this remarkable archive of recipes and accompanying photographs is published for the first time in The Photographer’s Cookbook. The recipes include Robert Adams’s Big Sugar Cookies, Ansel Adams’s Poached Eggs in Beer, Imogen Cunningham's Borscht, and Ed Ruscha’s Cactus Omelette. Lisa Hostetler is a curator of photography at the George Eastman Museum, Rochester, New York. Copublished by Aperture and the George Eastman Museum
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William Eggleston’s Cheese Grits Casserole 1 cup grits 1 teaspoon salt 4 cups water 1 stick butter
Cook grits as usual in salted water until done. Then add butter, cheese, eggs, and milk. Stir until melted smooth. Place in quart casserole, and bake for 1 hour at 350 degrees. Serves 6–8.
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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 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.
Berenice Abbott 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 black-and-white photography of New York City architecture and urban design of the 1930s.
8 × 8 in. (20.3 × 20.3 cm) 96 pages 42 duotone images Hardcover with jacket ISBN 978-1-59711-312-0 US $18.95 / CAD $26.95 / UK £12.00
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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.
Henri Cartier-Bresson 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 that Cartier-Bresson was renowned for
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.
Aperture Masters of Photography
8 × 8 in. (20.3 × 20.3 cm) 96 pages 42 duotone images Hardcover with jacket ISBN 978-1-59711-287-1 US $19.95 / CAD $27.95 / UK £12.95 51995
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Walker Evans 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
8 × 8 in. (20.3 × 20.3 cm) 96 pages 42 duotone images Hardcover with jacket ISBN 978-1-59711-343-4 US $18.95 / CAD $26.95 / UK £12.00 Limited-edition print available 51895
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).
Dorothea Lange Introduction and commentary by Linda Gordon • • • •
An introduction to an early master of documentary photography Lange’s powerful images became icons of the era Includes a new biographical essay and image-by-image commentary An essential book for aspiring documentary photographers
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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).
Paul Strand 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 1890, New York; died in 1976, Orgeval, France) 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 / CAD $26.95 / UK £12.00 51895
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The Photography Workshop Series In The Photography Workshop Series, Aperture Foundation 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 book features the creative process and core thinking of a photographer told in their own words and through pictures of their choosing.
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 / CAD $41.95 / UK £19.95
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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 previous 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). See new title Intimate Distance: Twenty-Five Years of Photography, A Chronological Album (page 18).
The Photography Workshop Series
7 1/2 × 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 / CAD $41.95 / UK £19.95
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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
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).
71/2 × 10 in. (19 × 25.4 cm) 128 pages 69 duotone and four-color images Paperback with flaps ISBN 978-1-59711-316-8 US $29.95 / CAD $41.95 / UK £19.95
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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. She was a long-time student of Mark’s.
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
71/2 × 10 in. (19 × 25.4 cm) 128 pages 73 duotone and four-color images Paperback with flaps ISBN 978-1-59711-257-4 US $29.95 / CAD $41.95 / UK £19.95
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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 a contributor to the New York Times, the New Yorker, and other publications. See new title Alex Webb: La Calle, Photographs from Mexico (page 21).
“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.
6 3/8 × 9 3/8 in. (16.2 × 23.8 cm) 150 four-color images 456 pages Clothbound with jacket ISBN 978-1-59711-196-6 US $39.95 / CAD $55.95 / UK £25.00
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
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.
A gorgeous survey of the history of color photography in the U.S. and a necessary resource for any aspiring photographer.
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 1⁄2 × 11 1⁄2 in. (24.1 × 29.2 cm) 244 pages 202 four-color images Hardcover with jacket ISBN 978-1-59711-226-0 US $60.00 / CAD $83.95 / UK £40.00
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9 1/2 × 11 in. (24.1 × 27.9) 288 pages 820 four-color images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-200-0 US $75.00 / CAD $104.95 / UK £50.00
The Dutch Photobook: A Thematic Selection from 1945 Onwards By Frits Gierstberg and Rik Suermondt
The Edge of Vision: The Rise of Abstraction in Photography By Lyle Rexer
A visually striking examination of contemporary Dutch photobook culture.
The first English-language book to document abstraction in contemporary photography.
Frits Gierstberg is the author of European Portrait Photography (2015).
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).
Rik Suermondt is the author of In Dutch Eyes: A Critical History of Photography in the Netherlands (2007).
8 × 10 in. (20.3 × 25.4 cm) 292 pages 180 four-color and blackand-white images Paperback ISBN 978-1-59711-242-0 US $35.00 / CAD $48.95 / UK £25.00 Limited-edition print available
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Katherine A. Bussard is associate curator of photography at the Art Institute of Chicago.
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Anthologies and Compilations
The New York Times Magazine Photographs Edited by Kathy Ryan
The Latin American Photobook Edited by Horacio Fernández Provides revelatory perspectives on the under-charted history of Latin American photography.
9 × 12 in. (22.9 × 30.5 cm) 256 pages 817 four-color images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-189-8 US $75.00 / CAD $104.95 / UK £45.00
Horacio Fernández is the author of numerous catalogues and books, including Fotografía Pública: Photography in Print 1919–1939 (1999).
A visual exploration packed with nearly 500 photos that includes perspectives and anecdotes by photographers, writers, and editors. Kathy Ryan is the award-winning photo editor of the New York Times Magazine. 9 1/2 × 111/2 in. (24.1 × 29.2 cm) 448 pages ca. 500 four-color images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-146-1 US $75.00 / CAD $104.95 / UK £50.00 Limited-edition print available
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.
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The Open Road: Photography and the American Road Trip By David Campany 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 Onoraot & Nico Krebs, Bernard Plossu, Ed Ruscha, Stephen Shore, Alec Soth, Joel Sternfeld, and Garry Winogrand • • • •
A collection that pays homage to the idea of the open road The first book to consider the photographic road trip as an important genre Publication is accompanied by a touring exhibition An irresistible gift for any photographer
10 × 11 1/2 in. (25.4 × 29.2 cm) 336 pages 248 duotone and four-color images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-240-6 US $65.00 / CAD $89.95 / UK £40.00 56500
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David Campany is the author of Aperture Masters of Photography Series: Walker Evans (2015), Walker Evans: The Magazine Work (2013), Jeff Wall: Picture for Women (2011), Photography and Cinema (2008), and Art and Photography (2003).
8 1/4 × 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 / CAD $76.95 Available in US & Canada only 55500
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PHOTO ART: Photography in the 21st Century By Uta Grosenick and Thomas Seeling
Photographic Memory: The Album in the Age of Photography Edited by Verna Posever Curtis
An extraordinary survey of photography in the twenty-first century.
An illustrated history tracing the rise of the photo album.
Artists include Adam Broomberg/Oliver Chanarin, Kelli Connell, Tacita Dean, Luc Delahaye, J. H. 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
Verna Posever Curtis is a curator of photography in the Prints and Photographs Division of the Library of Congress.
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
11 1/2 × 9 1/2 in. (29.2 × 24.3 cm) 288 pages 350 four-color images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-131-7 US $75.00 / CAD $104.95 / UK £45.00 57500
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Photography Is Magic By Charlotte Cotton With images and text by over eighty artists, including 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), Sara VanDerBeek, and more.
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 / CAD $69.95 / UK £35.00 54995
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An accessible outline of post-Internet photographic art Required reading for anyone interested in contemporary art Perfect for photography aficionados and students
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Charlotte Cotton is author of The Photograph as Contemporary Art (2004) and Words Without Pictures, coauthored with Alex Klein (Aperture, 2010). She is currently a curator in residence for the International Center of Photography’s new museum and events space, 250 Bowery.
8 1/2 × 11 in. (21.6 × 28cm) 452 pages 1,000 four-color and blackand-white images Paperback ISBN 978-1-59711-340-3 US $75.00 / CAD $104.95 / UK £50.00
Rochester 585/716: A Postcards from America Project Photographs by Chien-Chi Chang, Jim Goldberg, Bruce Gilden, Susan Meiselas, Martin Parr, Paolo Pellegrin, Alessandra Sanguinetti, Alec Soth, Larry Towell, Alex Webb, and Donovan Wylie
The Unseen Eye: Photographs from the Unconscious By W. M. Hunt Introduction by William A. Ewing
Texts by Cornelius Eady, Marie Howe, Chris Klatell, Nathan Lyons, and Laura Wexler
W. M. Hunt is a photography collector, curator, and consultant who lives in New York.
A major documentary project by an all-star group of Magnum photographers. Postcards from America has been an ongoing, collaborative project since 2011.
A stunning catalogue of anti-portraiture from a photography collector.
10 1/4 × 11 in. (26 × 27.9 cm) 132 pages 370 four-color images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-193-5 US $75.00 / CAD $104.95 Available in US & Canada Only
William A. Ewing is author of Ernst Haas: Color Correction (2010) and Masterclass: Arnold Newman (2012).
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Self Publish, Be Happy: A DIY Photobook Manual and Manifesto By Bruno Ceschel • • •
A do-it-yourself guide to the self-publishing revolution Richly illustrated, full of personal stories and practical advice for all photobook-makers Created by the guru of Self Publish, Be Happy, 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.
Anthologies and Compilations
8 1/4 × 10 7/8 in. (21 × 27.6 cm) 512 pages 280 four-color and 20 blackand-white illustrations Paperback ISBN 978-1-59711-344-1 US $29.95 / CAD $41.95 / UK £19.95
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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 Sexuality to the remastered and expanded edition of Josef Koudelka’s Gypsies. These are the books that have come to define the canon of photographic literature. In addition to these perennially best-selling and genre-defining books, Aperture continues to publish innovative project-driven, monographic volumes by leading photographers and up-andcoming 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. Aperture’s monographs and classic photobooks map the past, present, and future of photography.
9 1/2 × 12 1/2 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 / CAD $110.95 / UK £50.00 Limited-edition print available 58000
Sama Alshaibi: Sand Rushes In Photographs by Sama Alshaibi 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 U.S., 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.
A comprehensive photo-essay about twentyfirst-century urban space.
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; and Alfredo Cramerotti is a writer, curator, editor, and artist based in Wales.
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 / CAD $104.95 / UK £50.00 Limited-edition print available 57500
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Stonework and Lime Kilns Photographs by Bernd and Hilla Becher
Lola Àlvarez Bravo By Elizabeth Ferrer Foreword by Douglas R. Nickel
An essential addition to any photo library, this classic photobook includes iconic images by the Bechers.
10 5/8 × 11 3/8 in. (27 × 29 cm) 244 pages 232 duotone images Hardcover with jacket ISBN 978-1-59711-252-9 US $85.00 / CAD $120.00 / UK £55.00
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.
A survey of Mexico’s preeminent female photographer. Lola Álvarez Bravo (born in Lagos de Moreno, Mexico, in 1907; died in Mexico City, 1993) lived and worked in Mexico City. 9 9/16 × 11 in. (24.4 × 27.9 cm) 176 pages 104 duotone images Hardcover with jacket ISBN 978-1-931788-94-6 US $50.00 / CAD $69.95 / UK £27.50 55000
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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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Elizabeth Ferrer is the vice president of contemporary art at BRIC; and Douglas R. Nickel specializes in the history of photography and American art at Brown University.
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; Diane Arbus: An Aperture Monograph, has been kept in print continuously since its publication in 1972. 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 Doon Arbus and Elizabeth Sussman • • • •
A comprehensive chronology that reads almost like a diary Available in a handsome deckle-edged paperback 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
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Arbus’s originality and eloquence as a writer may rival her gifts as a photographer. Doon Arbus is the eldest daughter of Diane and Allan Arbus; since her mother’s death she has managed the Estate of Diane Arbus. Elisabeth Sussman is the Sondra Gilman Curator of Photography at the Whitney Museum of American Art. She served as guest cocurator for the retrospective Diane Arbus Revelations.
Diane Arbus: Magazine Work Photographs and commentary 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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Diane Arbus: An Aperture Monograph Fortieth-Anniversary Edition Photographs by Diane Arbus • • • •
Fortieth-anniversary edition of a classic monograph Published in five languages Includes eighty photographs, edited and designed by Marvin Israel and Doon Arbus More than 400,000 copies in print
11 × 9 1/4 in. (27.9 × 23.5 cm) 184 pages 80 duotone images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-174-4 US $65.00 / CAD $89.95 / UK £45.00 56500
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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
Paperback ISBN 978-1-59711-175-1 US $39.95 / CAD $55.95 / UK £25.00 53995
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Untitled: Diane Arbus Photographs by Diane Arbus Afterword by Doon Arbus • • •
The only volume of Arbus’s work devoted to a single project Contains primarily previously unpublished pictures 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.
11 × 14 in. (27.9 × 35.6 cm) 112 pages 51 duotone images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-190-4 US $75.00 / CAD $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
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 1/4 in. (26.3 × 33.5 cm) 96 pages 50 four-color images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-033-4 US $65.00 / CAD $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 × 111/2 in. (22.9 × 29.2 cm) 120 pages 71 four-color images Hardcover with jacket ISBN 978-1-59711-275-8 US $65.00 / CAD $89.95 / UK £40.00 Limited-edition print available
Francine Prose is the award-winning author of Blue Angel (2006).
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Walter Chandoha: The Cat Photographer Interview by David La Spina and Brittany Hudak • • •
The latest publication from the master of cat photography Playful, fun, and cute—the perfect gift for cat lovers of all ages Vintage work that predates the Internet cat craze
7 1/4 × 10 in. (18.4 × 25.4 cm) 112 pages 50 four-color and 5 halftone illustrations Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-330-4 US $29.95 / CAD $41.95 / UK £19.95 Limited-edition print available
Walter Chandoha (born in Bayonne, New Jersey, 1920) is a veteran photographer and writer who has worked as a professional freelancer for over fifty years. David La Spina is a photographer based in New York, and Brittany Hudak is a Ph.D. candidate at the Cleveland Museum of Art and Case Western Reserve University.
An essential monograph on one of the twentieth century’s greatest photographers.
The first publication to showcase William Christenberry’s work with Kodachrome film.
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 2/5 × 11 2/5 in. (23.9 × 29 cm) 176 pages 115 four-color images Hardcover with jacket ISBN 978-1-59711-147-8 US $65.00 / CAD $89.95 / UK £45.00 Limited-edition print available
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Kodachromes Photographs by William Christenberry Essay by Richard B. Woodward
Robert Capa Photographs
11 3/8 × 9 1/2 in. (28.9 × 24.1 cm) 192 pages 167 black-and-white images Paperback ISBN 978-0-89381-675-9 US $29.95 / CAD $41.95 / UK £19.95 Limited-edition print available
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Monographs and Photobook Classics
William Christenberry (born in Hale County, Alabama, 1936) is best known for his photography, paintings, drawings, and sculptures that depict Southern themes. Richard B. Woodward is an art critic based in New York.
Negative Publicity: Artefacts of Extraordinary Rendition By Edmund Clark and Crofton Black Essay by Eyal Weizman
Occupied Territory Photographs by Lynne Cohen Essay by Britt Salvesen A newly expanded and updated reissue of this classic monograph.
This is a powerful mix of photography, investigative journalism, and forensic research with multiple papers and foldouts.
8 1/2 × 11 5/8 in. (21.6 × 29.7 cm) 288 pages of varying sizes plus 14 gatefolds 35 color photographs and 83 reproduced documents Spiralbound with hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-351-9 US $75.00 / CAD $104.95 / UK £50.00 57500
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; and Eyal Weizman is author of Forensis: The Architecture of Public Truth (2014).
Lynne Cohen (born in Racine, Wisconsin, 1944; died in Montreal, 2014) studied painting and sculpture before turning to photography. 11 1/2 × 9 3/5 in. (29.2 × 24.4 cm) 144 pages 110 duotone images Hardcover with acetate jacket ISBN 978-1-59711-145-4 US $60.00 / CAD $83.95 / UK £40.00 Limited-edition print available
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 the Stephen Daiter Gallery
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Subway Photographs and text by Bruce Davidson Introduction by Fred Braithwaite (Fab 5 Freddy) and an 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 a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowships in 1962 and 1980, when he began his startling color essay Subway.
11 3/5 × 11 3/5 in. (29 × 29.5 cm) 144 pages 118 four-color images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-194-2 US $65.00 / CAD $89.95 Limited-edition print available Available in US & Canada only 56500
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Fred Braithwaite a.k.a Fab 5 Freddy is a visual artist, filmmaker, rapper; and Henry Geldzahler was an art historian, critic, and curator. See the new title Bruce Davidson: Survey (page 16).
Private Views Photographs by Barbara Crane Text by Barbara Hitchcock
Jimmy DeSana: Suburban Photographs by Jimmy DeSana Edited by Dan Nadel and Laurie Simmons Essay by Elisabeth Sussman Memoir by Laurie Simmons
An collection of intimate Polaroids, taken during summer festivals in Chicago.
7 × 10 in. (17.8 × 25.4 cm) 112 pages 100 four-color images Clothbound ISBN 978-1-59711-096-9 US $39.95 / CAD $55.95 / UK £25.00
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. Barbara Hitchcock is the former Polaroid Collection Curator.
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 / CAD $62.95 / UK £30.00 Limited-edition print available
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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. Dan Nadel is the founder of the Grammy Award–winning publishing company Picture Box; Laurie Simmons is an artist represented by Salon 94; and Elisabeth Sussman is a curator at the Whitney Museum of American Art. Copublished by Aperture and Salon 94
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Storms Photographs by Mitch Dobrowner Introduction by Gretel Ehrlich
My Last Day at Seventeen Photographs by Doug DuBois Illustrations by Patrick Lynch
A stunning collection that explores the formidable beauty of storms.
A powerful 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.
Mitch Dobrowner (born in Bethpage, New York, 1956) derives his inspiration from the natural world, and from the masters of landscape photography who have captured it before him. Gretel Ehrlich is author of Facing the Wave: A Journey in the Wake of a Tsunami (2013) and This Cold Heaven: Seven Seasons in Greenland (2001).
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All the Days and Nights Photographs by Doug DuBois Introduction by Donald Antrim
Paris, New York, Shanghai Photographs by Hans Eijkelboom Introduction by Martin Parr Essay by Tony Godfrey
The powerful debut monograph from this renowned photographer.
A comparative study of three major cities from the acclaimed conceptual artist-cum-street photographer
Doug DuBois (born in Dearborn, Michigan 1960) received his MFA from the San Francisco Art Institute. 9 1/2 × 10 1/2 in. (24.1 × 26.7 cm) 128 pages 62 four-color images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-098-3 US $45.00 / CAD $62.95 / UK £25.00 Limited-edition print available
Donald Antrim is author of The Afterlife: A Memoir (2006).
10 1/2 × 83/4 in. (26.7 × 22.2 cm) 240 pages 1,256 four-color images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-044-0 US $55.00 / CAD $76.95 / UK £100.00
Hans Eijkelboom (born in Arnhem, Holland, 1949) has produced over twenty-five books, many of them self-published. Martin Parr is a photographer and was the editor of The Chinese Photobook (Aperture, 2015/16); and Tony Godfrey is director of research at Sotheby’s Institute of Art, London, and professor of fine art at Plymouth University, UK.
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8 1/2 × 112/3 in. (21 × 27.5 cm) 314 pages 250 four-color and blackand-white images Paperback with slipcover ISBN 978-1-59711-253-6 US $65.00 / CAD $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 include Sketch of Paris (2013), La Résidence (2010), From Back Home (2009), and CDG/JHE (2008).
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 / CAD $89.95 / UK £45.00 Limited-edition print available
Patrick Lynch is a cartoonist, illustrator, and graphic designer based in Dublin.
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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).
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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 (2013), La Résidence (2010), From Back Home (2009), and CDG/JHE (2008).
RFK Photographs by Paul Fusco Tribute by Senator Edward M. Kennedy Essays by Vicki Goldberg, Norman Mailer, and Evan Thomas
This Equals That By Jason Fulford and Tamara Shopsin Aimed at children ages five and up, this picture book takes young viewers on a whimsical journey while teaching them associative thinking and visual language, as well as colors, shapes, and numbers.
Originally shot for LOOK magazine, the iconic series captures the crowds who came to pay homage to Robert F. Kennedy. 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 / CAD $69.95 / UK £27.50 Limited-edition print available
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 U.S. Senate from 1962 to 2009; Vicki Goldberg is author of The White House (2011); Norman Mailer is author of The Executioner’s Song (1979); and Evan Thomas is author of Ike’s Bluff (2012).
7 3/4 × 7 3/4 in. (19.7 × 19.7 cm) 80 pages 40 four-color images Reinforced hardcover with PLC ISBN 978-1-59711-288-8 US $19.95 / CAD $27.95 / UK £12.95 Limited-edition print available
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The Last Book Photographs by Reinier Gerritsen Essay by Boris Kachka
It's Beautiful Here, Isn't it... Photographs by Luigi Ghirri Preface by William Eggleston Essay by Germano Celant Notes by Paola Ghirri
A captivating series focusing on the persistence of the printed book in the New York City subway system.
6 1/2 × 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 / CAD $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 captivating monograph from this pioneer and master of contemporary color photography.
11 × 8 1/2 in. (27.9 × 21.6 cm) 152 pages 95 four-color images and 30 illustrations Hardcover with jacket ISBN 978-1-9711-058-7 US $55.00 / CAD $76.95 / UK £30.00 Limited-edition print available 55500
Luigi Ghirri (born in Scandiano, Italy, 1943; died in Reggio Emilia, 1992) studied and worked in Modena. 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, and artistic director of the Fondazione Prada, Milan; and Paola Ghirri is an artist who was married to Luigi Ghirri.
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Tamara Shopsin (born in New York, 1979) is a graphic designer and illustrator.
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Jason Fulford (born in Atlanta, 1973) is a photographer and cofounder of the non-profit J&L Books.
The Pond Photographs by John Gossage Preface by Toby Jurovics Essay by Gerry Badger
Gail Albert Halaban: Paris Views Photographs by Gail Albert Halaban Introduction by Christian Caujolle Essay by Cathy Rémy
A timely reissue of John Gossage’s classic and collectable photobook.
A provocative series that explores the tensions and romance of daily urban life in this cosmopolitan capitol.
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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Gail Albert Halaban (born in Washington, D.C., 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 French journalist and photo assistant at Le Monde.
The Ballad of Sexual Dependency Photographs 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, D.C., 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 ISBN 978-1-59711-208-6 US $50.00 / CAD $69.95 / UK £35.00 55000
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Emmet Gowin Essays by Keith F. Davis and Carlos Gollonet
Hiroji Kubota: Photographer Preface by Elliott Erwitt Foreword by Mark Lubell Introductory essay by Alison Nordström
A key survey paying tribute to Gowin’s career and his impact on photography.
The first and only comprehensive survey on this veteran Magnum photographer.
Emmet Gowin (born in Danville, Virginia, 1941) earned his MFA in photography from the Rhode Island School of Design in 1967. 9 1/2 × 113/4 in. (24 × 30 cm) 240 pages 180 duotone images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-261-1 US $69.95 / CAD $89.95 / UK £45.00
Keith F. Davis is senior curator of photography at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri; and 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
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 / CAD $104.95 / UK £50.00
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Tokyo Photographs by Takashi Homma Introductory essay by Ferdinand Brueggemann A striking contemporary portrait of modernday Tokyo.
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 / CAD $89.95 / UK £40.00
Elliott Erwitt is one of the world’s best-known and most admired photographers today, and has been a member of Magnum Photos since 1953; Mark Lubell is the executive director of the ICP, New York; and Alison Nordström is an independent scholar, curator, and writer.
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Florence Henri: Mirror of the Avant-Gardes, 1927–40 Foreword by Marta Gili Essays by Cristina Zelich and Susan Kismaric Text by Giovanni Battista Martini
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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).
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; and Giovanni Battista Martini manages the Florence Henri estate.
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 ISBN 978-1-59711-059-4 US $45.00 / CAD $62.95 / UK £25.00 Limited-edition print available 54500
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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.
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 1/2 × 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 / CAD $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.
Kamaitachi Photographs by Eikoh Hosoe With essays by Donald Keene, Eikoh Hosoe, and Shuzo Takiguchi
Kin Photographs by Pieter Hugo Short story by Ben Okri Focusing exclusively on Hugo’s personal experience in South Africa, this in an indispensable addition to every photobook collection.
A photobook exploring the intersection of Japanese dance and photography.
9 1/2 × 12 3/4 in. (24.1 × 32.4 cm) 112 pages 48 tritone images Hardcover with jacket ISBN 978-1-59711-121-8 US $60.00 / CAD $83.95 / UK £40.00 Limited-edition print available
Eikoh Hosoe (born in Yamagata Prefecture, Japan, 1933) is a notable Japanese postwar photographer and filmmaker. Donald Keene is a Columbia University Professor Emeritus; and Shuzo Takiguchi is a poet and an art critic.
11 3/4 × 9 1/4 in. (29.8 × 23.5 cm) 164 pages 80 four-color images Clothbound ISBN 978-1-59711-301-4 US $75.00 / CAD $104.95 / UK £45.00 Limited-edition print available
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Illuminance Photographs by Rinko Kawauchi Essay by David Chandler
81/2 × 11 in. (21.6 × 28 cm) 176 pages 125 four-color images Hardcover with jacket ISBN 978-1-59711-144-7 US $60.00 / CAD $83.95 / UK £40.00 Limited-edition print available
Ametsuchi Photographs by Rinko Kawauchi
A best-selling volume of Kawauchi’s work and the first to be published outside of Japan.
A beautiful gift for photobook collectors, designed with a “kimono sleeve” binding that amplifies Kawauchi’s work.
Rinko Kawauchi (born in Shiga, Japan, 1972) studied graphic design and photography at Seian Junior College of Art and Design.
Rinko Kawauchi (born in Shiga, Japan, 1972) studied graphic design and photography at Seian Junior College of Art and Design.
David Chandler is currently a professor of photography at the University of Plymouth and a visiting professor at the University of Brighton.
9 2/5 × 12 1/4 in. (24 × 31 cm) 80 pages 40 four-color images Clothbound ISBN 978-1-59711-216-1 US $80.00 / CAD $110.95 / UK £50.00
Ben Okri, the winner of the Booker Prize, among other literary awards, is a Nigerian poet and novelist.
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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).
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Josef Koudelka Magnum photographer Josef Koudelka (born in Moravia, 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.
Exiles Photographs by Josef Koudelka Essay by Czesław Miłosz New commentary with Josef Koudelka and Robert Delpire • • • •
A new and 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
Czesław Miłosz is author of The Captive Mind (1990) and The Seizure of Power (1955).
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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 has shaped much of the world's understanding of photography.
Gypsies 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
9 1/2 × 12 1/2 in. (24 × 31.75 cm) 224 pages 109 quadratone images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-177-5 US $85.00 / CAD $120.00 Available in US & Canada only 58500
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Invasion 68: Prague Photographs by Josef Koudelka Introduction and chronology by Jaroslav Cuhra, Jiří Hoppe, and Jiří Suk Afterword by Irena Šorfová • • •
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
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 and chronology by three Czech writers provides a nuanced examination of the invasion.
Josef Koudelka Essays by Robert Delpire, Dominique Eddé, Anna Fárová, Michel Frizot, Petr Král, Otomar Krejča, Pierre Soulages, and Gilles A. Tiberghien • • •
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
Robert Delpire is 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 is a theater director and founded the theater Divadlo Za Branou; Pierre Soulages is a French painter, engraver, and sculptor; and Gilles A. Tiberghien is the author of La Nature dans l’art sous le regard de la photographie (2005).
Wall: Israeli and Palestinian Landscape, 2008–12 Photographs by Josef Koudelka Texts by Ray Dolphin and Gilad Baram • • •
Panoramic landscape photographs explore a human fissure in the natural landscape 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.
9 9/16 × 12 9/16 in. (23 × 31.9 cm) 296 pages 248 images Paperback ISBN 978-1-59711-068-6 US $60.00 / CAD $120.00 Available in US & Canada only 56000
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11 7/16 × 11 in. (29 × 27.9 cm) 276 pages 161 duotone images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-030-3 US $75.00 / CAD $104.95 Available in US & Canada only 57500
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14 3/4 × 10 1/4 in. (37.5 × 26.4 cm) 120 pages 54 duotone images Clothbound ISBN 978-1-59711-241-3 US $60.00 / CAD $83.95 / UK £40.00 56000
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8 1⁄4 × 11 1⁄2 in. (21 × 29.2 cm) 400 pages 247 duotone photographs Clothbound ISBN 978-1-59711-259-8 US $100.00 / CAD $140.00 Available in US & Canada only
Sergio Larrain Edited and with text by Agnès Sire Essay by Gonzalo Leiva Quijada
Events Ashore Photographs by An-My Lê Essay by Geoff Dyer
The first comprehensive monograph on this Chilean photographer.
With Events Ashore, An-My Lê continues her impassioned exploration of the American military.
Sergio Larrain (born in Valparaíso, Chile, 1931; died in Ovalle, Chile, 2012) grew up in Chile and studied at the University of California, Berkeley.
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.
Agnès Sire is the director of the Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson, where she also oversees exhibitions and publications; and Gonzalo Leiva Quijada is a curator and specialist in the history of Latin American photography.
13 × 10 1⁄2 in. (33 × 26.7 cm) 192 pages plus 2 gatefolds 125 four-color images Clothbound ISBN 978-1-59711-299-4 US $89.95 / CAD $125.00 / UK £60.00 Limited-edition print available
Geoff Dyer is author of The Ongoing Moment (2005), winner of an International Center of Photography Infinity Award.
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The Bikeriders Photographs by Danny Lyon
Jeff Chien-Hsing Liao: New York Photographs by Jeff Chien-Hsing Liao Essays by Sean Corcoran and Justin Davidson
This photobook classic is back in print for the first time in ten years, in its original journal format.
6 1⁄4 × 9 1⁄4 in. (15.9 × 23.5 cm) 94 pages 48 duotone images Clothbound with jacket ISBN 978-1-59711-264-2 US $35.00 / CAD $48.95 / UK £22.95
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).
An oversized monograph featuring striking panoramic landscapes of New York.
16 1⁄2 × 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 / CAD $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; and Justin Davidson is recipient of a 2002 Pulitzer Prize for work published in Newsday.
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Richard Learoyd: Day for Night Photographs and artist statement by Richard Learoyd Texts by Martin Barnes and Nancy Gryspeerdt • • •
A comprehensive collection of Richard Learoyd’s studio images An exploration of how one artist uses the camera obscura Ideal for those interested in portraiture, still lifes, and the photographic process
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 lives in London and works in television drama. Copublished by Aperture and Pier 24 Photography
Monographs and Photobook Classics
12 × 14 3⁄4 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 / CAD $210.00 / UK £100.00 15000
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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 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
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).
The Flesh and the Spirit Photographs by Sally Mann Text 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; and 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
Monographs and Photobook Classics
10 7/8 × 9 3/8 in. (27.6 × 23.8 cm) 56 pages 37 duotone images Paperback US $29.95 / CAD $41.95 UK £19.95 ISBN 978-0-89381-330-7 52750
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Immediate Family Photographs and text by Sally Mann Afterword by Reynolds Price • • •
A reissue of a contemporary classic Features new reproductions from the original edition Essential for anyone interested in family dynamics and relationships
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. “One of the great photography books of our time.” —New Republic
Proud Flesh Photographs by Sally Mann Essay by C. D. Wright • • •
A 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 ISBN: 978-0-89381-255-0 US $35.00 / CAD $48.95 Available in US & Canada only
12 × 14 in. (30.5 × 35.6 cm) 64 pages 33 tritone images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-135-5 US $80.00 / CAD $110.95 / UK £50.00 13000
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Copublished by Aperture and Gagosian Gallery “Her body of work. . . is testament to her singular and single-minded creative imagination.” —The Guardian
Still Time Photographs by Sally Mann • • •
A collection of intimate family photographs from a renowned artist An exploration of family and relationships Includes earlier landscapes and forays into color and abstract images
11 1/4 × 9 1/2 in. (28.6 × 24.1 cm) 80 pages 60 four-color and duotone images Paperback ISBN 978-0-89381-593-6 US $29.95 / CAD $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) has 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 by Mary Ellen Mark Texts by Isabel Allende, John Irving, and Mary Ellen Mark 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 This is the last book that Mark completed before she died
Chilean author Isabel Allende’s bestselling 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); and author and screenwriter John Irving’s numerous award-winning books include The World According to Garp (1978) and A Prayer for Owen Meany (1989); his most recent is In One Person (2012). In 2000, he won the Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay for The Cider House Rules.
Twins Photographs and interviews by Mary Ellen Mark • • •
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 / CAD $69.95 / UK £35.00 Limited-edition print available 55000
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Nicaragua: June 1978–July 1979 Photographs by Susan Meiselas Conversation with Kristen Lubben A powerful account of a nation in turmoil from a celebrated documentary photographer. • • •
Beautiful reissue of a contemporary classic New augmented reality (AR) functionality brings a selection of images to life Winner of the Robert Capa Gold Medal in 1979
Susan Meiselas (born in Baltimore, 1948) is the recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship (1992), Hasselblad Foundation Photography prize (1994), Cornell Capa Infinity Award (2005), Harvard Arts Medal (2011), and Guggenheim Fellowship (2015). She has been a member of Magnum Photos since 1976, and currently serves as president of its foundation.
10 3/4 × 8 1/2 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 / CAD $69.95 / UK £35.00 55000
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Kristen Lubben is a curator, writer, editor, and executive director of the Magnum Foundation.
Don McCullin Photographs by Don McCullin Introduction by Harold Evans Essay by Susan Sontag
100 Tragedies of Enrique Metinides Photographs by Enrique Metinides Edited and with an introduction by Trisha Ziff A special collector’s edition of work from a veteran crime photographer.
Must-have book by one of the greatest British photographers of the twentieth century, responsible for telling the essential story of war photography. 11 1/4 × 12 in. (30 × 29 cm) 352 pages 300 duotone images Hardcover with jacket ISBN 978-1-59711-342-7 US $75.00 / CAD $104.95 Available in US & Canada only
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; and Susan Sontag was awarded the National Book Critics Circle Award for On Photography (1977).
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8 1/2 × 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 / CAD $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 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 the author of Tuscany: Inside the Light (2010), Remembering Muscle Beach: Where Hard Bodies Began (1999), and Redheads (1991). 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 1/2 × 9 3/4 in. (26.7 × 22.9 cm) 112 pages 40 four-color images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-339-7 US $45.00 / CAD $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 the 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 will be donated to Make It Right Foundation, which continues to rebuild in the Lower Ninth Ward of New Orleans
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The Mysterious Opacity of Other Beings Photographs by Richard Misrach • • •
An exploratory survey of humans and nature from a bestselling 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
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Petrochemical America Richard Misrach and Kate Orff • • • •
A photo-analysis of environmental abuse in North America Now available in a compact paperback edition Includes a handy reference guide and map For those interested in social and environmental issues in the U.S.
11 7/8 × 9 1/4 in. (29.9 × 23.5 cm) 240 pages 150 four-color images Paperback with flaps ISBN 978-1-59711-277-2 US $39.95 / CAD $55.99 / UK £25.00 Limited-edition print available 53995
Kate Orff (born in Maryland, 1971) is the founder of SCAPE, a landscape architecture studio in Manhattan. See new title Border Cantos (page 31).
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Lisette Model Photographs by Lisette Model Preface by Berenice Abbott
Playground Photographs by James Mollison Foreword by Jon Ronson
An indispendable monograph of Lisette Model’s greatest images.
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) spent several years in Paris before moving to New York in 1938. 12 × 15 in. (30.5 × 28.1 cm) 112 pages 54 duotone images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-049-5 US $50.00 / CAD $69.95 / UK £27.50
Berenice Abbott established herself in commercial portraiture in Paris and later in New York.
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James Mollison 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 most recently cowrote the screenplay for the film Frank (2014).
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Labyrinth: Daido Moriyama Photographs by Daido Moriyama
Earth to Sky: Among Africa’s Elephants, a Species in Crisis Photographs and text by Michael Nichols
A comprehensive volume of this artist’s legacy, as told through original contact sheets.
An impassioned series by an award-winning National Geographic photographer.
Daido Moriyama (born in Ikeda, Osaka, 1938) has been publishing and exhibiting his photography since the late 1960s, with a bibliography of over three hundred monographs to his name. 11 3/4 × 13 3/4 in. (29.8 × 34.9 cm) 304 pages 300 duotone images Paperback with jacket ISBN 978-1-59711-217-8 US $80.00 / CAD $ 110.95 / UK £50.00
11 3/4 × 8 3/8 in. (29.8 × 21.7 cm) 192 pages plus 2 gatefolds 188 four-color and 27 duotone images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-243-7 US $49.95 / CAD $69.95 / UK £29.95
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).
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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 taken by NASA Packed with information by an astrophysicist and a geophysicist For those interested in science and photography
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; and Nicolas Mangold is a geophysicist based in Nantes, France.
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Erwin Olaf: Volume II Photographs by Erwin Olaf Essay by Francis Hodgson
Invisible Photographs by Trevor Paglen Essay by Rebecca Solnit
A stunning collection of recent work from an award-winning Dutch photographer.
An important and timely debut monograph documenting American surveillance sites and intelligence networks.
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.
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Trevor Paglen (born in Maryland, 1974) received his BA as well as a PhD in geography from the University of California, Berkeley, and an MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Rebecca Solnit is author of Men Explain Things to Me (2014).
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American Sports, 1970 or, How We Spent the War in Vietnam Photographs by Tod Papageorge Essay by Tim Davis A telling collection of images exploring spectator sports during wartime.
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Tod Papageorge (born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, 1940) is an American photographer whose career began in the New York City street photography movement of the 1960s. He is the recipient of two Guggenheim fellowships and two National Endowment for the Arts fellowships. Tim Davis is a photographer, writer, and associate professor of photography at Bard College.
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“[Aperture] has been unswerving in its mission: to make sure that the work of the very best photographers is presented to the public in the very best way possible...” –Publishers Weekly
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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.
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 midplunge, 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 1/4 × 6 in. (30 × 15.25 cm) 124 pages 100 four-color images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-213-0 US $25.00 / CAD $34.95 / UK £16.95 Limited-edition print available
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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
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“The list of contributors to Aperture over the past 50 years reads like a photographic hall of fame . . . At turns shocking, life-enhancing or just plain weird, over the decades its pages have chronicled not only the changing techniques and fashions of photography itself but also the changing natural and man-made world.” –Business A.M., Scotland, UK
City Stages Photographs by Matthew Pillsbury Essay by Mark Kingwell
¡Vamanos! Bernard Plossu in México Photographs by Bernard Plossu Edited by Salvador Albiñana and Juan García de Oteyza
City Stages provides a beautiful stage-like urban setting for the performance of human activity.
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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).
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 / CAD $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); and Juan García de Oteyza was director of Aperture Foundation from 2008 to 2010. Copublished by Aperture and Fundación Televisa
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Touching Strangers Photographs by Richard Renaldi Introduction by Teju Cole • • •
A series of photographs documenting strangers posing together “[Renaldi] shows us humanity as it could be . . . and as it was, at least for this one fleeting moment in time.”—CBS News For those interested in social and emotional dynamics
Richard Renaldi (born in Chicago, 1968) is the author of Fall River Boys (2009) and Figure and Ground (Aperture, 2006).
9 × 11 1⁄2 in. (22.9 × 29.2 cm) 128 pages 71 four-color images Hardcover with jacket ISBN 978-1-59711-249-9 US $45.00 / CAD $62.95 / UK £30.00 Limited-edition print available 54500
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Teju Cole is the author of Every Day Is for the Thief (2007), a novella, and the novel Open City (2011). He is a contributor to the New York Times, the New Yorker, and other publications. See new title Manhattan Sunday (page 10)
12 1⁄2 × 9 3⁄4 in. (31.8 × 24.8 cm) 144 pages 80 four-color images Hardcover with jacket ISBN 978-1-59711-219-2 US $60.00 / CAD $83.95 Available in US & Canada only 56000
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A New American Picture Photographs by Doug Rickard Essay by David Campany Interview by Erin O’Toole
Office Romance: Photographs from Inside the New York Times Building Photographs and texts by Kathy Ryan Introduction by Renzo Piano
Using Google Street View, this is an essential addition to the story of American street photography.
An insider look at the New York Times building from the New York Times Magazine photo editor.
Doug Rickard (born in San Jose, California, 1968) studied U.S. history and sociology at the University of California, San Diego. David Campany is author of The Open Road (Aperture, 2014) and Jeff Wall: Picture for Women (2011); and Erin O’Toole is assistant curator of photography for the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.
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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.
New York Rises Photographs by Eugene de Salignac Essays by Michael Lorenzini and Kevin Moore
Amelia and the Animals Photographs by Robin Schwartz Foreword by Amelia Paul Forman Essay by Donna Gustafson
A collection documenting the rise of New York City’s modern infrastructure.
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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. Michael Lorenzini is senior photographer at the New York City Department of Records/ Municipal Archives; and Kevin Moore is author of Jacques Henri Lartigue: The Invention of an Artist (2004).
A charming exploration of family and interspecies relationships from a world-class photographer.
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Ellis Island Portraits 1905–1920 Photographs by Augustus F. Sherman Essay by Peter Mesenhöller
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Peter Mesenhöller is a research associate with the Rautenstrauch-Joest-Museum of Anthropology in Cologne.
Regarded by critics as one of the great photography books of our time with images taken in Brazil, Ecuador, Bolivia, Peru, Guatemala, and Mexico. 9 1/2 × 12 1/4 in. (24.1 × 31.1 cm) 127 pages 49 duotone images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-336-6 US $45.00 / CAD $62.95 / UK £30.00
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Amelia Paul Forman is an animal lover and aspiring biologist; and 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.
Other Americas Photographs by Sebastião Salgado Texts by Claude Nori, Sebastião Salgado, Gonzalo Torrente Ballester, and Alan Riding
A historical collection of portraits taken of immigrants at Ellis Island. 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.
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 internation collections. She is an assistant professor of photography at William Paterson University.
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; and Alan Riding is a journalist and writer who joined the New York Times in 1977.
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“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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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 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.
Stephen Shore: Survey Interview by David Campany Texts by Sandra S. Phillips, Marta Dahó, and Horacio Fernández • • •
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 photography
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 • • • •
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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Stephan Schmidt-Wulffen is an art theorist and curator of contemporary art; and Lynne Tillman is the author of What Would Lynne Tillman Do? (2014). “There is a sense of someone discovering a whole new world of surprises under his nose: an America so obvious as to go unnoticed.” –The Guardian
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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. As curator Peter Barberie writes in the Masters of Photography volume, Strand worked to “elaborate a broad and capacious vision for photography’s creative role in the world.” 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.
Paul Strand: The Garden at Ogreval
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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, including Cape Light (1978/Aperture, 2015) and Legacy: The Preservation of Wilderness in New York City Parks (Aperture, 2009).
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“Strand’s careful study of small and grand specimens during all seasons is a lyrical metaphor of life.” –Professional Photographer
Paul Strand in Mexico Photographs by Paul Strand Text by James Krippner Historical essay by Alfonso Morales Carrillo Additional texts by Katherine Ware, Leo Hurwitz, and David Alfaro Siqueiros Process notes by Anthony Montoya • •
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 an associate professor of history at Haverford College. A scholar of Hispanic studies, specializing in visual culture, he is the author of Rereading the Conquest: Power, Politics, and the History of Early Colonial Michoacán, Mexico, 1521–1565 (2001); and Alfonso Morales Carrillo is a historian and editor of the Centro de la Imagen's leading photography publication, Luna Córnea.
11 3/8 × 12 7/8 in. (28.9 × 32.7 cm) 356 pages 435 tritone, four-color, and black-and-white images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-137-9 US $75.00 / CAD $104.95 / UK £50.00 Limited-edition print available 57500
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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.
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Chewing Gum and Chocolate Photographs and texts by Shomei Tomatsu Edited by Leo Rubinfien and John Junkerman Essay by Leo Rubinfien
Is This Place Great or What Photographs by Brian Ulrich Essay by Juliet B. Schor A photographic exploration of urban consumerism.
A portrait of postwar Japan from one of Japan’s leading twentieth-century photographers.
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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); and 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. 11 1/4 × 9 3/4 in. (24.8 × 28.6 cm) 144 pages 95 four-color images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-192-8 US $50.00 / CAD $69.95 / UK £32.50 Limited-edition print available
Juliet B. Schor is author of Consumerism and Its Discontents (2011). Copublished by Aperture and the Cleveland Museum of Art
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Umbrico’s debut monograph includes images that reinterpret everyday objects Inspired by mail-order catalogues, travel and leisure brochures, and consumer websites For those interested in the virtual world of marketing and social media
Penelope Umbrico (born in Philadelphia, 1957) received her MFA from the School of Visual Arts, New York.
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The Years Shall Run Like Rabbits Photographs by Hellen van Meene Introduction by Martin Barnes Text by Joost Zwagerman
Winter Stories Photographs by Paolo Ventura Essay by Eugenia Parry An enchanting monograph from this master of narrative staged photography.
The Years Shall Run Like Rabbits brings together more than 180 images for the most comprehensive presentation of the artist’s work to date.
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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; and Joost Zwagerman, a Dutch writer, poet, and essayist, was awarded the Gouden Ganzenveer prize in 2008 for his contributions to Dutch literary culture.
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 / CAD $120.00 / UK £50.00 Limited-edition print available
Eugenia Parry is the recipient of a Guggenheim Foundation fellowship. See new title Short Stories (page 24).
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Istanbul: A City of a Hundred Names Photographs by Alex Webb Essay by Orhan Pamuk
James Welling: Monograph Photographs by James Welling Edited and introduction by James Crump Interview with Eva Respini Essays by Mark Godfrey and Thomas Seelig
A colorful and telling snapshot of Istanbul from a visionary Magnum photographer.
A monograph on a hugely influential contemporary artist.
Alex Webb (born in San Francisco, 1952) has published fifteen books and has been a member of Magnum Photos since 1979. 11 3/4 × 10 in. (29.8 × 24.9 cm) 136 pages 77 four-color images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-034-1 US $50.00 / CAD $69.95 / UK £27.50
Orhan Pamuk is the recipient of the 2006 Nobel Prize in Literature. See new title Alex Webb: La Calle, Photographs from Mexico (page 21).
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James Welling is a professor in the UCLA Department of Art, where he has taught for over fifteen years. 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; and Thomas Seelig is the curator at the Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland.
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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
Alex Webb (born in San Francisco, 1952) has published fifteen books, including Istanbul (Aperture, 2007), Violet Isle: A Duet of Photographs from Cuba (with Rebecca Norris Webb, 2009), The Suffering of Light (Aperture, 2011), and Alex Webb and Rebecca Norris Webb on Street Photography and the Poetic Image, as part of The Photography Workshop Series (Aperture, 2014). Webb has been a member of Magnum Photos since 1979. Geoff Dyer is the author of four novels, a critical study of John Berger, and five genre-defying books, which includes most recently, Zona (2012). See new title Alex Webb: La Calle, Photographs from Mexico (page 21). [!81!]
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Edward Weston: The Flame of Recognition Photographs 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 Explores Weston’s portraits, nudes, landscapes, and still lifes Pays tribute to the photographer’s creativity and technique A must-own for anyone interested in classic photography
8 1⁄4 × 9 3⁄4 in. (20.9 × 24.76 cm) 112 pages 64 duotone images Hardcover with jacket ISBN 978-1-59711-310-6 US $45.00 / CAD $62.95 / UK £29.95 54500
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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. He was the first photographer to receive a Guggenheim Fellowship. 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; and photographer and environmentalist Ansel Adams was a founding member of Aperture and Group f/64.
7 1⁄4 × 91⁄4 in. (18.3 × 23.4 cm) 240 pages 130 four-color and duotone images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-294-9 US $55.00 / CAD $76.95 / UK £35.00 55500
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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, Kiki Smith, Gary Schneider, Lynne Tillman, Marvin J. Taylor, and more
Silent Exodus: Portraits of Iraqi Refugees in Exile Photographs by Zalmaï Introduction by Khaled Hosseini
A compelling look at queer New York in the 1980s.
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.
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).
A survey of Iraqi refugees in Syria, Jordan, and Lebanon.
6 1⁄4 × 7 7⁄8 in. (15.9 × 20 cm) 96 pages 55 four-color images Paperback ISBN 978-1-59711-077-8 US $25.00 / CAD $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 and the novel I See/You Mean (1979).
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Monographs and Photobook Classics
Khaled Hosseini is author of the New York Times best-sellerThe Kite Runner (2003). Copublished by Aperture and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
Essay Books 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.”
The Pleasures of Good Photographs Essays by Gerry Badger
Understanding a Photograph By John Berger Edited and with an introduction by Geoff Dyer
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.
6 × 8 1/2 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 / CAD $41.95 / UK £16.95
Gerry Badger has been a photography critic for nearly thirty years. He is the author of The Photobook: A History, Volumes I and II, coauthored with Martin Parr (2004), and The Genius of Photography (2011).
A series of essays on photography’s role in the shaping of society. John Berger is a novelist, poet, screenwriter, and critic. He is the award-winning author of G (1972). 6 × 8 1/2 in. (15.2 × 21.6 cm) 176 pages 27 four-color and black-andwhite images Clothbound ISBN 978-1-59711-256-7 US $24.95 / CAD $34.95 Available in US & Canada only
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Inside the Photograph Essays by Peter C. Bunnell Foreword by Malcolm Daniel
The Mind’s Eye: Writings on Photography and Photographers Photographs and essays by Henri Cartier-Bresson
Essays focusing on twentieth-century photographers and their work.
5 1/2 × 8 1/2 in. (13.9 × 21.6 cm) 288 pages 43 halftone images Paperback ISBN 978-1-59711-104-1 US $19.95 / CAD $27.95 / UK £12.95
Peter C. Bunnell serves on the Visiting Committee for the department of photographs at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. He is the author of Inside the Photograph (Aperture, 2009) and 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.
The first compilation of writings by a master of photography.
5 3/8 × 8 1/4 in. (13.67 × 21 cm) 112 pages 16 black-and-white images Hardcover ISBN 978-0-89381-875-3 US $19.95 / CAD $27.95 / UK £12.50
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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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Henri Cartier-Bresson (born in Chanteloup, France, 1908; died in Montjustin, Alpes-deHaute-Provence, France, 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.
The Photographer’s Playbook: 307 Assignments and Ideas Edited by Jason Fulford and Gregory Halpern • • •
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
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).
6 × 9 in. (15.2 × 22.9 cm) 428 pages 26 black-and-white images Paperback with flaps ISBN 978-1-59711-247-5 US $24.95 / CAD $34.95 / UK £16.95 52495
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Gregory Halpern is a photographer, and contributed the introduction to Todd Hido on Landscapes, Interiors, and the Nude (Aperture, 2014).
5 7/8 × 8 1/4 in. (15 × 21 cm) 510 pages Paperback ISBN 978-1-59711-142-3 US $ 29.95 / CAD $41.95 / UK £16.95
Words Without Pictures Edited by Charlotte Cotton and Alex Klein
Photography After Frank Essays by Philip Gefter
A collection of essays on all aspects of photography by artists, educators, curators, and historians.
Essays exploring contemporary issues in photography.
Charlotte Cotton is curator-in-residence at the International Center of Photography, New York.
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.
Alex Klein is an artist and the Ralph M. Parsons Curatorial Fellow in the Wallis Annenberg Photography Department, LACMA. 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.
6 × 8 1/2 in. (15.2 × 21.6 cm) 224 pages 30 four-color and 45 blackand-white images Flexibind ISBN 978-1-59711-095-2 US $29.95 / CAD $41.95 / UK £16.95 52995
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5 1/2 × 8 1/2 in. (14 × 21.6 cm) 248 pages 27 halftone images Paperback ISBN 978-59711-165-2 US $19.95 / CAD $27.95 / UK £16.96
Light Matters Essays by Vicki Goldberg
Crisis of the Real Essays by Andy Grundberg
A selection of essays on photography from a leading voice in photography criticism.
A compilation of essays on postmodernist photographers.
Vicki Goldberg is the author of The Power of Photography (1991). In 1997, she received the International Center of Photography's prestigious Infinity Award.
Andy Grundberg is a critic, curator, and teacher in Washington, D.C.
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 / CAD $27.95 / UK £12.95
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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 Photographs and Essays by Robert Adams • • • •
A photo series on the landscape of the American West Provides insight from a skilled writer and master photographer Includes twenty-eight previously unpublished images A useful guide for photographers of all levels
5 1/2 × 8 1/4 in. (14 × 21 cm) 112 pages 28 duotone images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-004-4 US $24.95 / CAD $34.95 / UK £13.95
“There’s an intense melancholy to his images, a deep sadness in the beauty he captures that reveals the natural world at its most vulnerable.” —Photo-Eye
Beauty in Photography Photographs and essays by Robert Adams • • •
A critical appreciation of photography by a major figure Includes eight thought-provoking essays An essential tool for aspiring photographers
5 1/2 × 8 1/4 in. (14 × 21 cm) 112 pages 23 black-and-white images Paperback ISBN 978-0-89381-368-0 US $16.95 / CAD $23.95 / UK £9.99 51695
“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 themses of American history.” —Eric Levin, American Photographer
Why People Photograph Photographs and essays by Robert Adams • • •
A selection of essays by a noted photographer of the American West A resource for those interested in the history of photography Adams writes brilliantly about the early masters, such as Edward Weston, Paul Strand, and Dorothea Lange
“[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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Core Curriculum By Tod Papageorge
Photography Changes Everything Edited by Marvin Heiferman Foreword by Merry A. Foresta
A compilation of essays, reviews, and lectures by one of the leading voices in photography.
An exploration of the history, practice, and power of photography.
7 × 10 in. (17.8 × 25.4 cm) 264 pages 250 four-color images Paperback with flaps ISBN 978-1-59711-199-7 US $39.95 / CAD $55.95 / UK £25.00
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).
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. 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 / CAD $41.95 / UK £18.95
Copublished by Aperture and the Smithsonian Institution
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Question Bridge: Black Males in America Edited by Deborah Willis and Natasha L. Logan Introduction by Ambassador Andrew Young Preface by Jesse Williams Additional text by Chris Johnson, Delroy Lindo, Bayeté Ross Smith, Rashid Shabazz, Kamal Sinclair, 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
6 3/4 × 7 7/8 in. (17.1 × 20 cm) 256 pages 200 images Paperback ISBN 978-1-59711-335-9 US $29.95 / CAD $41.95 / UK £19.95 52995
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Deborah Willis is author of Reflections in Black: A History of Black Photographers, 1840 to the Present (2002); and Natasha L. Logan is a multimedia arts producer and independent curator. Copublished by Aperture and the Campaign for Black Male Achievement
6 1/2 × 9 1/4 in. (16.5 × 23.5 cm) 164 pages 38 halftone images Paperback ISBN 978-1-59711-164-5 US $16.95 / CAD $23.95 / UK £9.95
In Our Own Image Essays by Fred Ritchin
Bending the Frame: Photojournalism, Documentary, and Citizenship By Fred Ritchin
An exploration of technology’s impact on photography.
Essays on the evolution of photojournalism.
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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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.
Between the Eyes: Essays on Photography and Politics By David Levi Strauss
Words Not Spent Today Buy Smaller Images Tomorrow: Essays on the Past and Future of Photography By David Levi Strauss
An anthology of essays tackling issues in photography and politics.
5 1/2 × 8 1/4 in. (14 × 21 cm) 208 pages 28 halftone images and 19 illustrations Paperback ISBN 978-1-59711-214-7 US $19.95 / CAD $27.95 / UK £12.95
David Levi Strauss is the author of four collections of essays and the recipient of 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.
An exploration of photography’s changing role as a tool of evidence and conscience.
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David Levi Strauss is the author of four collections of essays and the recipient of 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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