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Eight Facts You Didn’t Know About Photography and America’s National Parks

Roger Minick, Woman with Scarf at Inspiration Point, Yosemite National Park, 1980; from the series Sightseers
Roger Minick, Woman with Scarf at Inspiration Point, Yosemite National Park, 1980; from the series Sightseers

The history of the National Parks and photography are intertwined in surprising ways. We’ve compiled a few of our favorite stories.

aperture magazine

Listening for Eggleston

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Eggleston

A profile of the pioneering artist and his passion for music.

talks & interviews

How Not to Design a Photobook

Spread from Martin Parr, Hong Kong Parr, 2014. Courtesy Stuart Smith
Spread from Martin Parr, Hong Kong Parr, 2014. Courtesy Stuart Smith

A conversation with Stuart Smith, the prolific London-based photobook designer and editor.

education

Aperture On Sight Student Exhibition: Final Week on View

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2016_03_30_MS-136-14

In New York’s schools, Aperture introduces photography to the artists of tomorrow.

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Justine Kurland on Mariken Wessels Taking Off. Henry My Neighbor

Mariken Wessels, Taking Off. Henry My Neighbor, Art Paper Editions. Ghent, Belgium, 2015. Designed by Mariken Wessels and Jurgen Maelfeyt.
Mariken Wessels, Taking Off. Henry My Neighbor, Art Paper Editions. Ghent, Belgium, 2015. Designed by Mariken Wessels and Jurgen Maelfeyt.

A photographer’s obsessive relationship with his wife, and the powerful yet peculiar work that resulted.

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Publisher’s Profile: Ruben Lundgren in conversation with Yuan Di, Jiazazhi Press

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PublishersProfile_Featured

Ruben Lundgren speaks with Yuan Di about his independent Chinese publishing house, Jiazazhi Press

reviews

Subversive Novelist Seeks Her Muse in Pictures

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09_Hujar_Joseph-Raffael-at-the-Botanical-Gardens,-1956

In San Francisco, the author of the controversial novel A Little Life stages an exhibition about loneliness and beauty.

video

Photography is Magic: An Inside Look at the 2016 Aperture Summer Open

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Featured_SummerOpen

Participating artists discuss the illusory nature of photography, and the impact it’s had on their work.

reviews

Arbus Before Arbus

Diane Arbus, Taxicab driver at the wheel with two passengers, N.Y.C., 1956 © The Estate of Diane Arbus, LLC.
Diane Arbus, Taxicab driver at the wheel with two passengers, N.Y.C., 1956 © The Estate of Diane Arbus, LLC.

A new exhibition at the Met Breuer, featuring previously unseen prints, reveals the early impulses of a modern master.

reviews

Revisiting the Berlin Wall

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2016_07_26_BerlinFeatured

In the 1960s, East German border troops photographed the entire length of the Berlin Wall. Fifty years later, a new book brings a secret archive to light.

talks & interviews

Memories of the African Diaspora: A Conversation with Nicola Lo Calzo

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REGLA_LOCALZO_Featured

Exploring the rituals and communities of African descendants in Cuba, a photographer reveals their solidarity and resistance to oppression.

video

Aperture Celebrates the Launch of “Vision & Justice”

Sarah Lewis at the launch of Vision & Justice, Ford Foundation, May 10, 2016
Sarah Lewis at the launch of Vision & Justice, Ford Foundation, May 10, 2016

Sarah Lewis, Carrie Mae Weems, Chelsea Clinton, and other special guests present Aperture magazine’s landmark summer issue.

reviews

From Three African Photographers, A Diverse Vision of Urban Life

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Three-Photographers-Featured

An exhibition in Philadelphia explores African cities through street photography and portraiture.