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essays

The Lives of Others

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Stanley Wolukau-Wanambwa considers photobooks and representations of Africa.

remembrance

Hilla Becher (1934–2015)

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BHB-Self-Portrait-1985

Brian Wallis remembers the work and life Hilla Becher.

aperture beat

Richard Misrach on Border Cantos

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In early 2016, Aperture will release the latest addition to Richard Misrach’s ongoing Desert Cantos series: an examination of the U.S.–Mexico border.

flashback

The Dark Landscapes of Don McCullin

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From the Summer 2009 issue of Aperture magazine, Don McCullin speaks about his experience documenting war and conflict with Fred Ritchin.

aperture magazine

On Venice ’79

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From Redux, Aperture magazine’s regular column on rediscovered books and writings, we look at the catalogue that accompanied a one-time, photography-only biennial.

foundation news

Issue 17 of the Aperture Photography App is Now Available

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2015_09_24_ApertureApp_Issue18_featured

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

A Look Back at Aperture Magazine’s Fortieth Anniversary

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Hoffman_FeaturedImage

On the occasion of the launch of the Aperture Digital Archive appears this excerpt an interview with Michael E. Hoffmann from Aperture Issue 129.

“Breaking the Light Barrier”
Workshop at Aperture Gallery

Image courtesy of Joan Lobis Brown, 2015. Two lights and filters inside the lamps were used to simulate ambient light from a television.
Image courtesy of Joan Lobis Brown, 2015. Two lights and filters inside the lamps were used to simulate ambient light from a television.

Last month, Rick Sands led an Aperture workshop about seeing, understanding, and realizing various lighting scenarios at the Aperture Gallery.

reviews

Trevor Paglen at Metro Pictures

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PAGLEN_2

Trevor Paglen’s new exhibition at Metro Pictures focuses on the unseen images of the Internet.

aperture magazine

An Interview with Ishiuchi Miyako

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220MAG580_Miyako-HR

Yuri Mitsuda speaks with Ishiuchi Miyako about the evolution of her explorations of time and how she has negotiated a field dominated by men.

foundation news

Issue 16 of the Aperture Photography App is Now Available

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2015_09_24_ApertureApp_Issue16

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.

foundation news

A Look Inside the Aperture Digital Archive

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HomePage

The Aperture Digital Archive includes every issue of Aperture magazine since 1952, including rare, early editions.

featured

On Hugh Mangum

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Photographer Hugh Mangum’s life was brief, yet it encompassed momentous shifts amid a turbulent period in American history, as he worked from the early 1890s to the 1920s.