The New Vanguard Photography Prize

The New Vanguard Photography Prize


Aperture and Document Journal, in partnership with Calvin Klein, are pleased to present The New Vanguard Photography Prize, spotlighting image makers on the front lines of art and fashion, with support from Ford Models, and powered by Swipecast.

Open to applications from all around the world, The New Vanguard Photography Prize sought unrepresented talents of all ages and backgrounds, with a focus on discovering new and visionary photographers across fashion and the fine arts. From those submissions, a jury selected a shortlist of 25 artists, which then was narrowed to five finalists who went on to create a series of exclusive photos for Document Journal. The exhibition will feature work from the 25 shortlisted artists, with the winner and recipient of a special cover of the Fall/Winter 2018 edition of Document Journal will be revealed at the opening reception.

Opening Reception:

Thursday, October 18, 6:30–9:00 p.m.

Aperture Gallery hours:

Monday–Saturday: 10:00 a.m.–5:30 p.m.

Closed Sunday

Exhibited Artists

Igor Pjorrt / Juan C. Rodriguez & Carmen Triana / Quil Lemons / Steph Wilson / Luis Alberto Rodriguez / Bennie Julian Gay / Andreas Laszlo Konrath / Vasily Agrenenko / Marcus Schaefer / Mr. iozo / Markn Ogue / Lucie Khahoutian / Max Cornwall / Kristin-Lee Moolman / Jan Philipzen / Amanda Fordyce / Kirralea Birch / Javarius Jones / Suzie Howell / Ward Roberts / Etienne Saint-Denis / Brian Kanagaki / Andras Ladocsi / Alex Lockett

The Jury

The jury is comprised of Nick Vogelson editor-in-chief of Document, Sarah Richardson fashion director of Document, Olivier Rizzo contributing fashion editor, Mario Sorrenti photographer, Roxana Marcoci senior curator of photography at MoMA, Willy Vanderperre photographer, Doug Lloyd creative director and founder of Lloyd&Co., Christopher Michael chief creative officer at Ford Models, Michael Famighetti editor in chief of Aperture, Lorna Simpson artist, Candice Marks vice president of Art Partner, Drew Sawyer curator of photography at the Brooklyn Museum, and Peter Fitzpatrick CEO of Swipecast.

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