Chris Boot named Director of the Aperture
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Boot was Director of Magnum New York from 1990 to 1998. He then worked at Phaidon Press before creating his own photo publishing house : Chris Boot LTD based in London. He received two ICP Infinity Awards. Among the books published : « History » by Luc Delahaye ; « The World from my Front Porch » by Larry Towell ; « Mexico and Parrworld » by Martin Parr ; « Infidel » by Tim Hetherington. He is also the author and editor of « Magnum Stories ».
“Aperture—located in New York’s Chelsea art district—is a world-renowned non-profit publisher and exhibition space dedicated to promoting photography in all its forms. Aperture was founded in 1952 by photographers Ansel Adams, Dorothea Lange, Barbara Morgan, and Minor White; historian Beaumont Newhall; and writer/curator Nancy Newhall, among others. These visionaries created a new quarterly periodical, Aperture magazine, to foster both the development and the appreciation of the photographic medium and its practitioners”