Vision & Justice: Aperture 223

Sarah Lewis (Editor)
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Description

Guest-edited by Sarah Elizabeth Lewis, Vision & Justice addresses the role of photography in the African American experience.

As the United States navigates a political moment defined by the close of the Obama era and the rise of #BlackLivesMatter activism, Aperture magazine releases "Vision & Justice," a special issue guest edited by Sarah Lewis, the distinguished author and art historian, addressing the role of photography in the African American experience.

"Vision & Justice" includes a wide span of photographic projects by such luminaries as Lyle Ashton Harris, Annie Leibovitz, Sally Mann, Jamel Shabazz, Lorna Simpson, Carrie Mae Weems and Deborah Willis, as well as the brilliant voices of an emerging generation―Devin Allen, Awol Erizku, LaToya Ruby Frazier, Deana Lawson and Hank Willis Thomas, among many others. These portfolios are complemented by essays from some of the most influential voices in American culture including contributions by celebrated writers, historians, and artists such as Vince Aletti, Teju Cole, Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Margo Jefferson, Wynton Marsalis and Claudia Rankine.

"Vision & Justice" features two covers. This issue comes with an image by Richard Avedon, Martin Luther King, Jr., civil rights leader, with his father, Martin Luther King, Baptist minister, and his son, Martin Luther King III, Atlanta, Georgia, March 22, 1963.

Product Details

Price
$24.95  $22.95
Publisher
Aperture
Publish Date
April 26, 2016
Pages
128
Dimensions
9.2 X 0.6 X 12.0 inches | 2.1 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781597113656
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About the Author

Sarah Lewis has served on President Obama's Arts Policy Committee, been selected for Oprah's "Power List," and is a Critic at the Yale University School of Art in the MFA program. She is also an active curator, having held positions at both the Tate Modern and The Museum of Modern Art. Her writing on contemporary art has been published extensively. She received her BA from Harvard University, an MPhil from Oxford University, and her PhD from Yale University. She lives in New York City.