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reviews

Lee Miller: A Woman’s War

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From the London Blitz to Hitler’s apartment, Lee Miller captured some of the most audacious images of World War II.

talks & interviews

Into Eden: A Conversation with Sylvain Couzinet-Jacques

Sylvain Couzinet-Jacques, Untitled 02, 2013, from the series Standards & Poors
Sylvain Couzinet-Jacques, Untitled 02, 2013, from the series Standards & Poors

Ahead of his commission for Aperture, the French photographer previews a new project exploring the mythologies of real estate.

reviews

An Outsider in Rio

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Featured_Rio

From Kurt Klagsbrunn, a midcentury vision of Brazil’s most photogenic city.

reviews

Nothing Personal

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Resize

At the Art Institute of Chicago, three artists provoke timely questions about race and sexuality.

member event

Recap of Connect Member Meetup

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ConnectWEB

Aperture Connect Members came together for a private after-hours meetup at Flowers Gallery, to hear from Brooklyn-based artist Pixy Yijiun Liao.

foundation news

Sales and Distribution Changes

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Stock-Photo-LR-Edits-1

Aperture is pleased to announce two changes we’re making in our sales and distribution structure.

talks & interviews

Armory Africa Focus Preview: A Conversation with François-Xavier Gbré

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In France and West Africa, an Ivorian photographer chronicles the ruins of modernist architecture and national memorials.

talks & interviews

Armory Africa Focus Preview: A Conversation with Namsa Leuba

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Namsa-Leuba-Rotator

A Swiss-Guinean artist takes photography to the farthest reaches of glamour.

portfolio prize

2016 Aperture Portfolio Prize Shortlist

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2016_PP_ShortlistFeature

Presenting the four finalists for the 2016 Aperture Portfolio Prize, an international photography competition.

aperture magazine: forthcoming

Black Lives, Silver Screen: Ava DuVernay and Bradford Young in Conversation

David Oyelowo and Carmen Ejogo in Selma, 2014
Courtesy Paramount Pictures/Jima
David Oyelowo and Carmen Ejogo in Selma, 2014
Courtesy Paramount Pictures/Jima

As a preview of the upcoming Summer issue, two groundbreaking filmmakers speak about diversity and inclusion in Hollywood–now a national conversation.

aperture magazine

Vision & Justice: Guest Editor’s Note

Benedict Fernandez, Memorial to Martin Luther King, Jr., Central Park, New York, 1968. Courtesy Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum
Benedict Fernandez, Memorial to Martin Luther King, Jr., Central Park, New York, 1968. Courtesy Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum

As a preview of the upcoming Summer issue, guest editor Sarah Lewis introduces a special issue of Aperture magazine addressing the role of photography and the African American experience.

aperture magazine: forthcoming

Love Visual: A Conversation with Haile Gerima

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223MAG340_Gerima-Sankofa_WEB

As a preview of the upcoming Summer issue, Sarah Lewis and Dagmawi Woubshet speak with a visionary filmmaker who explores African and African American narratives.

aperture magazine

Higher Ground

The Karagom Glacier as seen from its right moraine, Caucasus, 1890
The Karagom Glacier as seen from its right moraine, Caucasus, 1890

Vittorio Sella combined his passions of photography and mountaineering to capture the elevated beauty of the world’s most inhospitable places.