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Carrie Mae Weems’s feminist vision has never been more timely.
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.
How do Bruce Davidson’s photographs of the Selma march in 1965 find their echo in the modern debate over voter ID laws?
Merging images and words, conceptual artists in the 1970s advanced a new visual language.
Introducing Tania Franco Klein, the winner of Aperture’s Instagram contest honoring William Eggleston.
Judith Joy Ross reflects on her portraits from opposing ends of the political spectrum.
Magnum’s Square Sale features work that explores our collective humanity.
A recent forum at MoMA reveals a rich, often-overlooked thread of queer history and photography.
On October 24, Aperture Foundation honored William Eggleston.
In the late 1940s, the photographer’s photographer reveled in the contradictory energies of urban life.
In his first museum retrospective, Anthony Hernandez finds melancholy beauty in a city of contrasts.
Can Conceptual art speak to activist issues in new ways?
Spanning over eighty years of photographs, an exhibition explores the gender non-conforming potential of the word “they.”
Justine Kurland crossed the United States in a weathered van, pursuing a chronicle of American Drifters.
Four exhibitions celebrate feminist artist Ellen Cantor, who explored the subversive potential of female sexuality.
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