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talks & interviews

At San Francisco’s Museum of Modern Art, a New Frontier for Photography

Larry Sultan, Isleton, from the series Homeland, 2009 © Estate of Larry Sultan. Courtesy SFMOMA
Larry Sultan, Isleton, from the series Homeland, 2009 © Estate of Larry Sultan. Courtesy SFMOMA

Curator Sandra Phillips previews SFMOMA’s Pritzker Center, the largest space for photography in an American museum.

reviews

Does Mapplethorpe Still Matter?

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Mapplethorpe-Blog-Rotator

Notorious for photographs that pushed private desire into the public realm, two major exhibitions in Los Angeles consider the artist—and the man—in full.

foundation news

Inside the 2016 Aperture Spring Party & Dinner

Darius Himes. Photo by Max Mikulecky
Darius Himes. Photo by Max Mikulecky

A look back at the 2016 Aperture Spring Party and Dinner celebrating the publication of “The Photographer’s Cookbook”

reviews

Japan at the Edge of Reality

Lieko Shiga (b. 1980)
Rasen kaigan (Spiral Shore) 45 from the series Rasen kaigan (Spiral Shore),
2012
Photograph, chromogenic print
© Lieko Shiga / Courtesy of the artist
Courtesy Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Lieko Shiga (b. 1980)
Rasen kaigan (Spiral Shore) 45 from the series Rasen kaigan (Spiral Shore),
2012
Photograph, chromogenic print
© Lieko Shiga / Courtesy of the artist
Courtesy Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Five years after the devastating earthquake and tsunami, a group of visionary Japanese photographers responds to a national tragedy.

essays

Adventure on the Danube

Inge Morath © The Inge Morath Foundation 1994
ROMANIA. Oyster farming near Danube delta. 1994.
Inge Morath © The Inge Morath Foundation 1994
ROMANIA. Oyster farming near Danube delta. 1994.

In 1958, Inge Morath set out to document the cultures of Central and Eastern Europe. Spanning four decades, her monumental project was the quest of a lifetime.

reviews

5 Exhibitions to See in April

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Dust-Rotator

Ellsworth Kelly, the Guerilla Girls, and the Italian coast. Here are the must-see photography exhibitions in New York this spring.

reviews

Shooting the Holy Land

Josef Koudelka in Israel/Palestine. Still from Koudelka: Shooting Holy Land, 2015 © Gilad Baram
Josef Koudelka in Israel/Palestine. Still from Koudelka: Shooting Holy Land, 2015 © Gilad Baram

In a new documentary, renowned photographer Josef Koudelka turns to a divided landscape.

talks & interviews

The Business of Photography: A Conversation with Mary Virginia Swanson

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web_SWANSON_1_679A6712

A leading photography educator shares essential advice for working artists.

talks & interviews

Along the Dinosaur Road: A Conversation with Yto Barrada

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2016_03_29_Barrada_Featured

Is the trade in precious fossils the next frontier of Moroccan tourism—or just a ruse?

reviews

The Foto Cine Clube

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Web-Resize

In São Paulo, an exhibition explores the global reach of modern Brazilian photography.

essays

From the Outside In

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Spread

In exploring the lives of others, what are the virtues of an outsider’s position?

summer open

2016 Aperture Summer Open: A Conversation with Charlotte Cotton

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Rotator-600x400

The curator of Aperture’s Summer Open speaks about the relationship between photography and magic.

featured

First Look: photo+craft

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Clarissa-Sligh,What's-Happening-with-Momma

An upcoming festival in Asheville, North Carolina, investigates the intersection of photography and craft.