Posts Tagged ‘Aperture’

William Klein’s Rome

Monday, November 23rd, 2009

William Klein Rome

KLEIN R 251 2

In honor of the book’s 50th anniversary, Aperture has re-released William Klein’s amazing photographic diary: Rome. I’ve just reviewed it for Planet Magazine – check it out here!

*images courtesy of Aperture

Paolo Ventura’s Winter Stories

Thursday, October 15th, 2009


WInter stories sample 2

Winter stories sample 1

Photographer Paolo Ventura builds intricate, miniature sets from found objects (often flea market finds) and shoots them to appear life-size, creating haunting, narrative series. His first book, War Souvenir, explored fictional wartime scenes. His newest book, Winter Stories (just out from Aperture & Contrasto), depicts scenes from the memory bank of a fictional circus performer looking back on his life during his final moments…for more info, visit Ventura’s website.

To read my Graphis interview w/Ventura from a few years ago, click here.

Check out my brand new review for Coolhunting here.

And check out the artist in his own words:

Paolo Ventura on Winter Stories from Aperture Foundation on Vimeo.

Sally Mann on

Friday, September 18th, 2009

Sally Mann Cover FINAL 07-24-09

Check out my review of photographer Sally Mann’s amazing new Gagosian exhibit/Aperture book, “Proud Flesh,” at! Thanks!