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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.
From the rush of Niagara Falls to Elizabeth Taylor’s bedroom, a chronicler of American life presents two concurrent exhibitions.
A Greek photographer’s account of religious communities in Athens reveals a new vision of multicultural Europe.
For Aperture’s recent “Interview” Issue, novelist and critic Francine Prose met with Rosalind Fox Solomon last April at her Manhattan home.
The legendary photographer’s retrospective is here today, gone tomorrow.
Exploring the symbolism of cultural mythologies and human nature, Torbjørn Rødland is a modern-day surrealist.
The call officially begins for the 2016 Summer Open, Aperture’s third annual open-submission exhibition
With provocative self-portraits from the 1970s, a pioneer of Body Art makes his New York debut.
An award-winning exhibition catalogue examines the power of photography in representing crime, war, and acts of violence.
Renowned for his vivacious snapshots of friends and family, a new exhibition in Amsterdam showcases the early color photographs of a bon vivant.
At a seventeenth-century villa in Kyoto, a young photographer merged modernist vision with exquisite design. Thirty years later, he returned for a second look.
Samuel Fosso, a master of theatrical self-portraiture, turns toward the icons of Mao-era China.
This winter, Aperture Foundation staff members offer up their favorite photography-related Instagram accounts.
On view at Sasha Wolf Gallery in New York, Gus Powell’s poetic series The Lonely Ones explores the relationship between pictures and words.
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