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Alex Webb’s La Calle Gives Voice to Mexico’s Streets

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AWC_5

Webb’s “La Calle” captures the intense color, cultural tension, and mystery of Mexico’s streets

talks & interviews

In Amsterdam, Predicting the Future of Photography

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The-Rumble-in-the-Jungle-2016-©-Christto-Andrew

Emilia van Lynden previews the Unseen Photo Festival, opening September 16.

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No System

Vinca Petersen, No System, 1999. Courtesy the artist
Vinca Petersen, No System, 1999. Courtesy the artist

On the road with Vinca Petersen, who chronicled the raves, free parties, and traveling sound systems of ’90s-era Europe.

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Noisy Pictures

Teenagers screaming and yelling during singer Elvis Presley's personal appearance at the Florida Theatre.  (Photo by Robert W. Kelley/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)
Teenagers screaming and yelling during singer Elvis Presley's personal appearance at the Florida Theatre.  (Photo by Robert W. Kelley/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)

In this sonic sequence, a group of leading curators, writers, and historians reflect on images that won’t stay quiet.

talks & interviews

The Getty Sheds New Light on the Early History of Photography

Gustave Le Gray, Mollien Pavilion, the Louvre, 1859. Courtesy The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
Gustave Le Gray, Mollien Pavilion, the Louvre, 1859. Courtesy The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles

Karen Hellman, curator of the new exhibition Real/Ideal, speaks about the French photographers who pioneered realism.

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Midnight in Bamako

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224MAG348_Sidibe-HR

In search of the late Malick Sidibé and the rhythmic roots of his legendary photographs.

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Eight Facts You Didn’t Know About Photography and America’s National Parks

Roger Minick, Woman with Scarf at Inspiration Point, Yosemite National Park, 1980; from the series Sightseers
Roger Minick, Woman with Scarf at Inspiration Point, Yosemite National Park, 1980; from the series Sightseers

The history of the National Parks and photography are intertwined in surprising ways. We’ve compiled a few of our favorite stories.

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Listening for Eggleston

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Eggleston

A profile of the pioneering artist and his passion for music.

talks & interviews

How Not to Design a Photobook

Spread from Martin Parr, Hong Kong Parr, 2014. Courtesy Stuart Smith
Spread from Martin Parr, Hong Kong Parr, 2014. Courtesy Stuart Smith

A conversation with Stuart Smith, the prolific London-based photobook designer and editor.

Aperture On Sight Student Exhibition: Final Week on View

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2016_03_30_MS-136-14

In New York’s schools, Aperture introduces photography to the artists of tomorrow.

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Justine Kurland on Mariken Wessels Taking Off. Henry My Neighbor

Mariken Wessels, Taking Off. Henry My Neighbor, Art Paper Editions. Ghent, Belgium, 2015. Designed by Mariken Wessels and Jurgen Maelfeyt.
Mariken Wessels, Taking Off. Henry My Neighbor, Art Paper Editions. Ghent, Belgium, 2015. Designed by Mariken Wessels and Jurgen Maelfeyt.

A photographer’s obsessive relationship with his wife, and the powerful yet peculiar work that resulted.

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Publisher’s Profile: Ruben Lundgren in conversation with Yuan Di, Jiazazhi Press

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PublishersProfile_Featured

Ruben Lundgren speaks with Yuan Di about his independent Chinese publishing house, Jiazazhi Press

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Subversive Novelist Seeks Her Muse in Pictures

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09_Hujar_Joseph-Raffael-at-the-Botanical-Gardens,-1956

In San Francisco, the author of the controversial novel A Little Life stages an exhibition about loneliness and beauty.