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In the late 1970s, Mary Lucier pointed her camera at the sun and broke the rules of a new medium.
In his staged, gel-lit nudes, Jimmy DeSana explored the body as object.
In a region where women are regarded as an economic burden, Gauri Gill photographs girls in acts of quiet daring.
A collective of artists reimagines contemporary Greece.
From the London Blitz to Hitler’s apartment, Lee Miller captured some of the most audacious images of World War II.
Ahead of his commission for Aperture, the French photographer previews a new project exploring the mythologies of real estate.
From Kurt Klagsbrunn, a midcentury vision of Brazil’s most photogenic city.
At the Art Institute of Chicago, three artists provoke timely questions about race and sexuality.
Aperture Connect Members came together for a private after-hours meetup at Flowers Gallery, to hear from Brooklyn-based artist Pixy Yijiun Liao.
Aperture is pleased to announce two changes we’re making in our sales and distribution structure.
In France and West Africa, an Ivorian photographer chronicles the ruins of modernist architecture and national memorials.
A Swiss-Guinean artist takes photography to the farthest reaches of glamour.
Presenting the four finalists for the 2016 Aperture Portfolio Prize, an international photography competition.
As a preview of the upcoming Summer issue, two groundbreaking filmmakers speak about diversity and inclusion in Hollywood–now a national conversation.
As a preview of the upcoming Summer issue, guest editor Sarah Lewis introduces a special issue of Aperture magazine addressing the role of photography and the African American experience.
As a preview of the upcoming Summer issue, Sarah Lewis and Dagmawi Woubshet speak with a visionary filmmaker who explores African and African American narratives.
Vittorio Sella combined his passions of photography and mountaineering to capture the elevated beauty of the world’s most inhospitable places.
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