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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.
A sneak peak at the selections for the Summer Open, opening at Aperture Gallery on July 16.
The destruction the Great Tohoku Earthquake and tsunami waves created have profoundly impacted the way art is both made and received in Japan.
Journalist Kenji Takazawa provides an essential guide for your next photographic tour of Japan’s capital.
A review of Gillian Laub’s work, Southern Rites, which documents the residents of a Southern U.S. town that held racially segregated proms.
Berlin-based artist Kathrin Sonntag was commissioned to create one of twelve new photography-based projects for RAY 2015.
Editors and staff at Aperture selected our favorite photography-related Instagram accounts, ranging from photographers to editors to public collections.
Photographers and friends of Aperture gathered at the 1285 Avenue of the Americas Art Gallery for the opening of Aperture: Photographs
A conversation with Manfred Heiting from The PhotoBook Review 008.
Images of Conviction: The Construction of Visual Evidence presents ten case studies that demonstrate how photography and video have functioned in the evidence of death.
Presented and produced by the photography blog Feature Shoot, The Blow Up brings together a curated selection of influential photographers each telling the story.
From over five hundred applicants, twenty-four photographers consider the ways in which our current reality might outpace outlandish narratives of science fiction.
A review of Candida Höfer’s recent show at Sean Kelly Gallery, New York.
An excerpt from a portfolio in Aperture magazine #219, Summer 2015, “Tokyo.”
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