Alec Soth in The New York Times Magazine

Sunday, February 3, 2013



The New York Times Magazine will present a photograph by Alec Soth on the cover of this week's issue. To accompany the magazine’s cover story on the oil boom in North Dakota, Soth spent a week traveling throughout the state, photographing the locals and talking to them about their lives. To view the cover and the contents of the magazine digitally, please visit The New York Times website.

The website also features twenty-five photographs and audio commentary from Soth in a slideshow as well as a brief interview with Soth on The 6th Floor blog. For a direct link to the images and audio, please visit The New York Times website; to link to the interview, please visit The 6th Floor blog.

Alec Soth recently published LBM Dispatch No. 3: Michigan, the most recent edition of LBM Dispatch, an irregularly published newspaper of the North American ramblings of Soth and writer Brad Zellar. For more information on the project, please visit The Little Brown Mushroom website.

Image: Alec Soth/Magnum, for The New York Times