Aperture magazine to unveil redesign with its February 2013 issue

Aperture, the quarterly magazine produced by the Aperture Foundation, is relaunching with a new design, courtesy of London-based A2/SW/HK, a larger trim size, and a promise of featuring 50% more pages per issue. From the press release: Presenting fresh perspectives accessible to the photo enthusiast and culturally-curious alike, each issue will examine one theme at the […]

New York Times Magazine revisits 9 classic images from its archive

For a new online feature titled “Time Lapse,” the editors of The New York Times Magazine selected nine photos from the upcoming book The New York Times Magazine Photographs and had the subjects rephotographed, as well as interviewed. It’s fascinating to see how these people changed in the years since their photos were taken for […]

This week’s highlights from other photo blogs

.. Julie Grahame at aCurator featured Leland Bobbé’s gritty b&w photos of “New York City’s Seamy 70s”—specifically, of the Bowery and Times Square. The images had been tucked away in Bobbé’s archives and are, writes Julie, “virtually unseen.” “The Bowery was the end of the line for many,” Bobbé says in the blog post. “Some […]

The artworld’s newest power players: digital curators

“Like traditional curators and gallery directors, bloggers and online curators look at work constantly—in magazines, at galleries, on Web sites and in the e-mails they receive from photographers. They pluck out photos they like—or that they think are interesting to critique and discuss—and then post them for others to see. Unlike traditional curators or gallerists, […]