Aperture Ideas: Writers and Artists on Photography

Words Not Spent Today Buy Smaller Images Tomorrow By David Levi Strauss. At this transitional moment in the field of photography, how should we consider what is to come for the medium? Can its past and present practitioners help guide us, both as creators and as observers? >>more
ISBN 9781597112710
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Flexi, 6 x 8.5 in. / 192 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 05/31/2014 | In stock
Understanding a Photograph By John Berger. Edited and with introduction by Geoff Dyer. John Berger’s explorations of the relationships between the individual and society, culture and politics, and experience and expression through the written word, films, photographic collaborations and performances are unmatched in their diversity, ambition and reach. >>more
ISBN 9781597112567
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Clth, 6 x 8.5 in. / 256 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 12/31/2013 | In stock
Bending the Frame: Photojournalism, Documentary, and the Citizen By Fred Ritchin. In Bending the Frame, Fred Ritchin--Professor of Photography & Imaging at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, and author of After Photography--examines the complex relations between social justice and photojournalism in today’s oversaturated >>more
ISBN 9781597111201
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Pbk, 6 x 8.5 in. / 176 pgs / 40 color.
Pub Date: 06/30/2013 | In stock
Between the Eyes: Essays on Photography and Politics By David Levi Strauss. Introduction by John Berger. In an era of social confusion and visual pandemonium, David Levi Strauss tackles issues of photography and politics in a way that few critics today are courageous enough to attempt. The essays collected in Between >>more
ISBN 9781597112147
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Pbk, 5.5 x 8.25 in. / 208 pgs / 28 b&w.
Pub Date: 05/31/2012 | In stock
Core Curriculum By Tod Papageorge. Core Curriculum: Writings on Photography is the long-awaited collection of essays, reviews and lectures by Tod Papageorge, one of the most influential voices in photography today. As a photographer and the Walker Evans Professor of >>more
ISBN 9781597111720
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Flexi, 6 x 8.5 in. / 208 pgs / 3 color / 33 b&w.
Pub Date: 07/31/2011 | In stock
Photography After Frank by Philip Gefter. In Photography After Frank, former New York Times writer and picture editor Philip Gefter narrates the tale of contemporary photography, beginning at the pivotal moment when Robert Frank commenced his seminal works of the 1950s. >>more
ISBN 9781597110952
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Hbk, 6 x 8.5 in. / 224 pgs / 30 color / 45 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/01/2009 | In stock
The Pleasures of Good Photographs By Gerry Badger. “If looking at photographs is a pleasurable activity, it is pleasurable in a complex, transformative, frequently unsettling sense. It is not pleasure unalloyed, for no profound pleasure is pure... Like many truly enriching pleasures... photography >>more
ISBN 9781597111393
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Pbk, 6 x 8.5 in. / 256 pgs / 17 color / 18 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/30/2010 | In stock
Crisis of the Real By Andy Grundberg. We are pleased to announce Aperture's reissue of Crisis of the Real, Andy Grundberg's classic collection of writings on photography—an essential work for anyone seeking clarity and insight into photography's place in today's world. Known >>more
ISBN 9781597111409
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Pbk, 6.5 x 9 in. / 292 pgs / 44 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/30/2010 | In stock
In Our Own Image By Fred Ritchin. Twenty years ago, before the era of digital cameras, cell phones and the internet, Fred Ritchin outlined many of the ways in which the digital age would transform society. In Our Own Image was the >>more
ISBN 9781597111645
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Pbk, 6.5 x 9.25 in. / 144 pgs / 38 b&w.
Pub Date: 12/31/2010 | In stock
Inside the Photograph By Peter C. Bunnell. Foreword by Malcolm Daniel. Now available in paperback! Peter C. Bunnell has been a major force in shaping the discourse about photography. During his 30-some years as an influential professor and curator at Princeton University, he has written extensively. >>more
ISBN 9781597111041
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Pbk, 5.5 x 8.5 in. / 288 pgs / 43 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/31/2009 | In stock
Light Matters By Vicki Goldberg. Vicki Goldberg, one of the leading voices in the field of photography criticism, is well known for her cogent and perceptive writing, which is regularly featured in such national publications as The New York Times. >>more
ISBN 9781597111652
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Pbk, 5.5 x 8.5 in. / 248 pgs / 27 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/30/2010 | In stock
Singular Images Edited by Sophie Howarth. Essays by Darsie Alexander, Geoffrey Batchen, David Campany, Roger Hargreaves, Sophie Howarth, Liz Jobey, Sheena Wagstaff, Mary Warner Marien, Val Williams, Nigel Warburton and Dominic Willsdon. Spanning 170 years, from William Henry Fox Talbot's first negative to Jeff Wall's latest constructed tableau, Singular Images collects thought-provoking essays on individual photographs, one image per writer. The essayists consider, sometimes in highly personal >>more
ISBN 9781597110174
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Paperback, 5.5 x 8.5 in. / 128 pgs / 11 color.
Pub Date: 02/01/2006 | Not available
Between the Eyes: Essays On Photography And Politics By David Levi Strauss. Edited by Diana C. Stoll. Introduction by John Berger. David Levi Strauss is a writer whose visual and intellectual sensibilities are both acute and expansive. His trenchant writings on photography and photographers have been collected for this volume from a broad range of magazines, >>more
ISBN 9781931788885
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Paperback, 5.5 x 8.25 in. / 208 pgs / 28 color / 19 duotone.
Pub Date: 08/15/2005 | Out of print

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