Patti Smith takes us on a journey to visit the grave of French writer and activist Simone Weil.
Art and Food
Mary Ann Caws and Charles Stuckey discuss the presence of food and the dining table in the history of modern art.
Fire and Water
Y.Z. Kami and Peter Marino discuss the power of bronze, the current state of architecture, and the infinite.
Alex Israel discusses his feature-length film with Derek Blasberg.
Mina Stone and Urs Fischer: Cooking for Artists
For Printed Matter’s 2015 LA Art Book Fair, artist Urs Fischer and chef Mina Stone hosted an installation of a kitchen within Gagosian’s booth. Here is a recap of the fair.
Frank Gehry: Fondation Louis Vuitton Paris
Frank Gehry discusses the Fondation Louis Vuitton with Derek Blasberg.
When Richard met Gianni
Derek Blasberg takes a moment to appreciate the collaboration between Richard Avedon and Gianni Versace for the 1993 Spring/Summer Versace campaign.
Inez van Lamsweerde
The photography duo Inez & Vinoodh switched gears to guest edit an issue of Aperture magazine. Not only did they submit work, they mined their own creative influences and inspirations to produce what they refer to as “what it’s like to get in their head.” Derek Blasberg spoke to Inez about the process of their work, as well as the process of editing the magazine.
The Ultimate Guide to Travel
A conversation between John Armleder and Nicolas Trembley.