The Pleasure of the Image: A Conversation with Isaac Julien

Isaac Julien, Mise en Scene No 2, Looking for Langston (Vintage series), 1989-2016. Courtesy the artist and Jessica Silverman Gallery
Isaac Julien, Mise en Scene No 2, Looking for Langston (Vintage series), 1989-2016. Courtesy the artist and Jessica Silverman Gallery

In a new exhibition, the celebrated filmmaker returns to his pioneering work about queer black identity.

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The Architecture of Desire

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12 March - 5 June 2016
installation view, "Ricochet #10: Amie Siegel, Double Negative", Museum Villa Stuck, Munich
Circuit 
12 March - 5 June 2016
installation view, "Ricochet #10: Amie Siegel, Double Negative", Museum Villa Stuck, Munich

In her recent videos and installations, Amie Siegel navigates the threshold of art and commerce.

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At San Francisco’s Museum of Modern Art, a New Frontier for Photography

Larry Sultan, Isleton, from the series Homeland, 2009 © Estate of Larry Sultan. Courtesy SFMOMA
Larry Sultan, Isleton, from the series Homeland, 2009 © Estate of Larry Sultan. Courtesy SFMOMA

Curator Sandra Phillips previews SFMOMA’s Pritzker Center, the largest space for photography in an American museum.

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Does Mapplethorpe Still Matter?

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Mapplethorpe-Blog-Rotator

Notorious for photographs that pushed private desire into the public realm, two major exhibitions in Los Angeles consider the artist—and the man—in full.

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Inside the 2016 Aperture Spring Party & Dinner

Darius Himes. Photo by Max Mikulecky
Darius Himes. Photo by Max Mikulecky

A look back at the 2016 Aperture Spring Party and Dinner celebrating the publication of “The Photographer’s Cookbook”

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Japan at the Edge of Reality

Lieko Shiga (b. 1980)
Rasen kaigan (Spiral Shore) 45 from the series Rasen kaigan (Spiral Shore),
2012
Photograph, chromogenic print
© Lieko Shiga / Courtesy of the artist
Courtesy Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Lieko Shiga (b. 1980)
Rasen kaigan (Spiral Shore) 45 from the series Rasen kaigan (Spiral Shore),
2012
Photograph, chromogenic print
© Lieko Shiga / Courtesy of the artist
Courtesy Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Five years after the devastating earthquake and tsunami, a group of visionary Japanese photographers responds to a national tragedy.

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Adventure on the Danube

Inge Morath © The Inge Morath Foundation 1994
ROMANIA. Oyster farming near Danube delta. 1994.
Inge Morath © The Inge Morath Foundation 1994
ROMANIA. Oyster farming near Danube delta. 1994.

In 1958, Inge Morath set out to document the cultures of Central and Eastern Europe. Spanning four decades, her monumental project was the quest of a lifetime.

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5 Exhibitions to See in April

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Dust-Rotator

Ellsworth Kelly, the Guerilla Girls, and the Italian coast. Here are the must-see photography exhibitions in New York this spring.

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Shooting the Holy Land

Josef Koudelka in Israel/Palestine. Still from Koudelka: Shooting Holy Land, 2015 © Gilad Baram
Josef Koudelka in Israel/Palestine. Still from Koudelka: Shooting Holy Land, 2015 © Gilad Baram

In a new documentary, renowned photographer Josef Koudelka turns to a divided landscape.

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