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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.
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.
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.
A look back at the 2016 Aperture Spring Party and Dinner celebrating the publication of “The Photographer’s Cookbook”
Five years after the devastating earthquake and tsunami, a group of visionary Japanese photographers responds to a national tragedy.
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.
Ellsworth Kelly, the Guerilla Girls, and the Italian coast. Here are the must-see photography exhibitions in New York this spring.
In a new documentary, renowned photographer Josef Koudelka turns to a divided landscape.
A leading photography educator shares essential advice for working artists.
Is the trade in precious fossils the next frontier of Moroccan tourism—or just a ruse?
In São Paulo, an exhibition explores the global reach of modern Brazilian photography.
In exploring the lives of others, what are the virtues of an outsider’s position?
The curator of Aperture’s Summer Open speaks about the relationship between photography and magic.
An upcoming festival in Asheville, North Carolina, investigates the intersection of photography and craft.
Ishikawa Naoki traveled around Japan over ten years, depicting canted colorful scenes of everyday life.
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