Aperture 233: Family
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
Jyoti Dhar on Sri Lanka
Ka-Man Tse’s narrow distances
By Stephanie H. Tung
By Hannah Starkey
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
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
Picturing the African American family, from Frederick Douglass to Jamel Shabazz
Deborah Willis in Conversation with Rhea L. Combs
Introduction by Dan Abbe
Introduction by Sheila Heti
Tammy Rae Carland
Introduction by Glen Helfand
Introduction by John Jeremiah Sullivan
House of Xtravaganza by Stefan Ruiz
Introduction by Mikelle Street
Introduction by Pico Iyer
Introduction by Kaelen Wilson-Goldie
Introduction by Jesse Dorris
Introduction by Sara Knelman
Lead funding for the “Family” issue of Aperture magazine is provided by the Anne Levy Charitable Trust and the Reba Judith Sandler Foundation.
Significant support for Aperture magazine is provided by the Kanakia Foundation.
Further generous support for Aperture magazine is provided in part by The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.