As announced in its title, the anniversary exhibition is a celebration. A celebration and a tribute, as much to the institution as to the visual diversity of photography itself. The principle, devised by Lesley A. Martin, an editor of the foundation, is a kind of aesthetic conversation. Martin asked eight contemporary photographers with whom she had previously collaborated—Rinko Kawauchi, Vik Muniz, Taiyo Onorato et Nico Krebs, Martin Parr, Doug Rickard, Vivane Sassenm Alec Soth, Penelope Umbrico and James Welling—to produce an original series inspired by a work of their choice from the Aperture catalogue.
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