Aperture Magazine 'Family' - Vol 233


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Aperture Magazine 'Family' - Vol 233

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  • This issue of Aperture considers how artists and photographers have chronicled their relationships to their families and chosen communities, and takes an expanded view of what families can be.

    Agenda: Exhibitions to See
    Graciela Iturbide, Don McCullin, Robert Mapplethorpe, Claudia Andujar

  • Dispatches, Jyoti Dhar on Sri Lanka

  • Spotlight, Ka-Man Tse’s narrow distances, By Stephanie H. Tung

  • Curriculum, By Hannah Starkey

  • Object Lessons, Cathy Cade’s Archives, 1970s–80s


    Editors’ Note: Family

    Liz Johnson Artur: Black Balloon Archive

    Joy, pride, and community across the African diaspora
    By Ekow Eshun

    Into the Album

    How have artists reframed the family picture?
    By Carmen Winant

    Domestic Labor

    A novelist and a photographer on the fictions of kinship
    Lynne Tillman and Justine Kurland in Conversation

    Diana Markosian: Santa Barbara

    Under the sway of a soap opera, a Russian family’s new life in the U.S.
    By Rebecca Bengal

    Masahisa Fukase: Father Figure

    Parody and pathos in a son’s family portraits
    By Tomo Kosuga

    American Families

    Picturing the African American family, from Frederick Douglass to Jamel Shabazz
    Deborah Willis in Conversation with Rhea L. Combs