Carrie Mae Weems’s feminist vision has never been more timely.
Aperture remembers the life of the Southern photographer, whose work evokes the power of passing time.
On the dance floor, Elle Pérez captures LGBT youth who refuse to be forgotten.
Ahead of her new exhibition in London, Gillian Wearing speaks about Claude Cahun, self-portraiture, and feminist icons.
Amid the fight for desegregation, a revelatory portrait by Robert Frank conveys the freedom of travel.
Elizabeth Huber reflects on Ken Gonzales-Day and the history of lynching in California.
Echoing the languid melodies of the South, Shane Lavalette finds fragments of oral tradition in the visual world.
After years in a Boston attic, Mark Morrisroe’s dreamy, unpolished early work is on display in a rare exhibition in New York.
We’re pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 edition of the Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards.
Maia Silber reflects on photographer Gordon Parks, the infamous “doll tests” of the 1940s, and segregation.
Merging football with twentieth-century sharecropping, Hank Willis Thomas traces the commodification of black bodies.
Aperture supporters gather to celebrate Bruce Davidson.
How do Bruce Davidson’s photographs of the Selma march in 1965 find their echo in the modern debate over voter ID laws?