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10 Photographers Who Celebrate Black Identity through Fashion

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DL_713_RudeBoy1

These photographers show how “dandy” style shatters stereotypes around the world.

reviews

All That Paradise Allows

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In-Most-Tides-1

In Crimea and the Caribbean, Nicholas Muellner’s new photobook is a tropical gothic of seduction and violence.

aperture beat

Inside Aperture Connect Meet-Up with Photobook Collector David Solo

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679A7196-2_web

A firsthand look at how photobook collections start, how they are organized, and how they are cared for.

featured

In Cameroon, A New Platform for Emerging Photographers

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Rollers&Bycker_bonanjo

AMET (Elsa M’bala) speaks with Christine Eyene and Landry Mbassi about YaPhoto.

reviews

Does the Venice Biennale Have a Problem with Photography?

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Ilgara_featured

At the world’s most prestigious contemporary art exhibition, photographers are on the margins.

aperture magazine

Raw Land

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227MAG278_Montazami-Sedira-HR

How are artists rethinking documentary in North Africa?

aperture beat

Aperture to honor Kwame Brathwaite, Zackary Drucker, and Inez & Vinoodh at 2017 Gala, Elements of Style

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InezandVinoodhPic_web

Aperture’s 65th Anniversary Gala celebrates the contributions of four visionary artists.

essays

In Praise of the Absurd

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15_Mozman_R_s_featured

In Panama City, five photographic projects tackle the contradictions of urban life.

aperture magazine

Délio Jasse’s Endless Archive

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Jasse-009_feature

Looking to vintage photos and alternative processes, an Angolan Portuguese artist engages the infinite possibilities of an image.

talks & interviews

Queering “Straight” Photography 

David Benjamin Sherry, Submission, 0C100M160Y, 2017 
Courtesy the artist and Salon 94, New York
David Benjamin Sherry, Submission, 0C100M160Y, 2017 
Courtesy the artist and Salon 94, New York

With a rush of color, David Benjamin Sherry’s new photograms gesture to abstract painting and gay history.

aperture magazine

Malala Andrialavidrazana Redraws the Map

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227MAG145_Malala

In photographs and photomontages, the Madagascar-born artist considers the global reverberations of African culture.

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Inside Aperture’s Semiannual Benefactor Luncheon with Denise Wolff

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JE9A6440

An afternoon exploring the rich history of food photography as seen in Aperture’s “Feast for the Eyes.”

talks & interviews

Tracey Moffatt Imagines an Uncertain Future

Tracey Moffatt, Mother and Baby, 2016, from the series Passage
© the artist and courtesy Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, and Tyler Rollins Fine Art, New York
Tracey Moffatt, Mother and Baby, 2016, from the series Passage
© the artist and courtesy Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, and Tyler Rollins Fine Art, New York

In her solo exhibition at the Venice Biennale, the Australian photographer spins stories of displacement.