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11 Photography Exhibitions to See This September

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11_ToshioMatsumo_RightEye_1968

Aperture staff select 11 photography exhibitions to go see this September in galleries around New York.

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Issue 15 of the Aperture Photography App is Now Available

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2015_09_14_ApertureApp_Issue15

The new issue of the Aperture Photography App is now available to download on your iOS device. Every issue of the Aperture Photography App is free on iTunes.

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Staff Picks: 6 Instagram Accounts to Follow

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Feature

Members of the Aperture Foundation staff selected our favorite photography-related Instagram accounts of the moment.

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Grand Illusions: Staged Photography from the Met Collection

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Ralph Bartholomew Jr.

A new exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York surveys the history of staged photographs from the first 170 years of the medium.

flashback

An Archival Interview with Richard Misrach

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Misrach_Featured

The following conversation between Aperture Foundation editor-in-chief, Melissa Harris, and Richard Misrach was recorded at his California studio in March 1992.

aperture matters

Closing Deadlines for Fall 2015 Aperture Workshops

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MVS_Workshop

Join us this fall for the chance to work side-by-side major with figures in the global photographic community in an intimate and immersive classroom.

aperture magazine

An Interview with Bruce Davidson

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220MAG025_Davidson-HR-APP

A preview of an interview from the fall issue of Aperture magazine, conducted by curator Charlotte Cotton with the legendary documentarian Bruce Davidson.

aperture magazine

The Interview Issue
Aperture #220 – Editors’ Note

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2015_08_24_Issue220_Email

Aperture magazine’s editors on our Fall 2015 issue and its nine in-depth interviews.

photobook awards

Watch: Imaginary Club, Winner of PhotoBook of the Year 2014

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2015_08_18_PhotobookAwards_ThumbnailCROP

Imaginary Club, last year’s winner of PhotoBook of the Year, sold out within months of winning the award. In this video, Sieber talks about what went into his work.

reviews

Heritage and Home: Photographs of Hickory Nut Gap Farm

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View toward Little Pisgah

Diana C. Stoll reviews Ken Abbott’s new exhibition at the Asheville Art Museum, North Carolina, which focuses on the day-to-day of a prominent local farm.

aperture beat

Inside the PhotoBook Award Entries

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PBA_Packaging_4

Photobooks from around the world are currently arriving at Aperture’s Chelsea office as entries to this year’s Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards.

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Issue 14 of the Aperture Photography App is Now Available

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2015_08_13_ApertureApp_Issue14

The new issue of the Aperture Photography App is now available to download on your iOS device. Every issue of the Aperture Photography App is free on iTunes.

flashback

Edward Weston’s The Flame of Recognition

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WES_17_Cabbage Leaf

The Flame of Recognition, the classic monograph by Edward Weston, began its life in 1958 as a monographic issue of Aperture magazine in celebration of Weston’s life.