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What role have images played in our collective memory of protest?
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.
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.
With the new season in full swing, Aperture’s editors select five must-see photography exhibitions on view or opening soon in New York City.
A pioneer of color photography, Saul Leiter is now the subject of a retrospective at London’s Photographers’ Gallery.
At the 2015 LianzhouFoto Festival, photographers remapped the world with images from near and far.
A new exhibition at Tate Modern explores how performance artists use photography – and how photography is a performance itself.
On the occasion of his new exhibition in New York, Aperture magazine revisits a classic interview with Chris Killip.
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