VINCE ALETTI is the art editor and photography critic for the Village Voice and a regular contributor to Artforum magazine. He was the co-editor of Aperture's Male/Female, which featured his interview with Madonna, and an essayist for The Book of 101 Books: Seminal Photographic Books of the Twentieth Century (Roth Horowitz, LLC/PPP Editions, in collaboration with DAP, 2001).
CHARLES BOWDEN, a contributing editor for Harper’s magazine, lives in Tucson, Arizona. His most recent book is Blues For Cannibals: The Notes from Underground (North Point Press, 2002).
R. H. CRAVENS is a longtime contributing editor to Aperture.
CHERYL FINLEY writes about photography and African-American art. She is a visiting assistant professor of art history at Wellesley College, and an adjunct curator at the Davis Museum and Cultural Center in Wellesley, Massachusetts.
OLGA GOURKO was born in Russia in 1977, and left her country at the age of fifteen. She now works as a designer and a ceramist in New York City.
MARK HAWORTH-BOOTH is
Curator of Photographs at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London. Among his publications are “Photography and Time”
(.Aperture 158), and the Afterword for Lady Hawarden: Studies from Life, 1857-1864 (Aperture, 1999). His current projects include the 2002 exhibition “Seeing things: Photographing Objects, 1850-2001” at the Canon Photography Gallery.
DANNY LYON, photographer and filmmaker, published his newest book, Indian Nations, with Twin Palms Publishers this spring. A retrospective of his photographs and films was recently presented
at the Minneapolis Institute of the Arts. His work and ideas on media appear on the website bleakbeauty.com.
PHYLLIS THOMPSON REID is a
freelance editor for the Aperture Foundation.
VÉRONIQUE VIENNE is the author of a series of books of essays, including the best-selling The Art of Doing Nothing, published by Clarkson Potter. She also writes about design, photography, and life-styles for Metropolis, Graphis, House & Garden, Town &
Country, and more. Her most recent book of essays, Something to be Desired, was published last year by Graphis Press.
ARTISTS IN THIS ISSUE INCLUDE:
Hossam Abu Alan, Eugène Atget, Walter Carone, Alexandre Chabourov, Viktor Drachev, Abe Frajndlich, Flor Garduño, Nan Goldin, Hine Gravenhorst, Robert Haggins, Lewis W. Hine, Boris Ignatovitch, Nikki S. Lee, Georgi Licovski, Mary Ellen Mark, Tim Matsui, Richard Misrach, Viatcheslav Mizine, Lisette Model, Barbara Morgan, Igor Moukhin, Michael Nichols, Vikentii Nilin, Viktor Pobedinsky, Eugene Richards, Herb Ritts, Jeffrey Henson Scales, Lucas Samaras, Valery Shchekoldin, Addison N. Scurlock, Konstantin Skotnikov, Alfred Stieglitz, Paul Strand, Anthony Suau, Chandler Weston, Minor White, David Wojnarowicz, Vincent Yu
ERRATA In Aperture 166 (Spring 2002), p. 14, Barnett Newman’s painting Untitled (Number 1), 1950, a vertical painting, was incorrectly printed in a horizontal position.
Unless otherwise noted, all photographs and texts are copyright the artists and/or authors, all rights reserved. Pages 6, 8 courtesy Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York; pp. 8 (top), 11 courtesy the Studio Museum In Harlem, New York; p. 15 courtesy the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, copyright © Lisette Model Foundation, Inc.; p. 17 reproduction courtesy the Minor White Archive, Princeton University. Copyright © 1982 by The Trustees of Princeton University. All rights reserved; p. 18 courtesy and copyright © Barbara Morgan. Barbara Morgan Archive; p. 20 (top) courtesy Zabriskie Gallery, New York, (bottom) courtesy and copyright ©
Collection Center for Creative Photography, The University of Arizona; p. 21 courtesy Philadelphia Museum of Art: Alfred Stieglitz Collection; p. 23 (top) courtesy George Eastman House; p. 25 courtesy and copyright © Mary Ellen Mark/Falkland, Inc.; p. 27 courtesy P.P.O.W. Gallery, New York; pp. 42-55 courtesy and copyright © Michael Nichols/National Geographic Image Collection; pp. 56, 58-59, 61, 64-65 courtesy PaceMacGill Gallery, New York; pp. 66 (bottom), 67, 70 courtesy the Moscow House of Photography; pp. 74, 77 (bottom) courtesy and copyright © Agence France-Presse, 2001; p. 77 (top) courtesy and copyright © Agence France-Presse, 1997; p. 75 (bottom, left), 76 courtesy and copyright © AP/Wlde World Photos; p. 78 courtesy and copyright © Tim Matsui/Getty Images; p.75 book covers, Brassai, Proust in the Power of Photography, Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 2001; Jerome Liebling, The Dickinsons of Amherst, Hanover, NH: University Press of New England, 2001; Pipilotti Rist, London: Phaldon Press Limited, 2001; p. 80 (left) portrait of Jacques Fath, copyright © 1948 Walter Carone; (right) Rolling Stone, issue 512: November 5-December 10, 1987.
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