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On Record: RoseLee Goldberg and Roxana Marcoci in Conversation

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221MAG449_RoseLeeRoxana-HR

Performances are ephemeral; photographs are permanent. When is an image more than a mere document? How do images bring us closer to an event we never witnessed?

talks & interviews

Hiroji Kubota Photographer

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Here, in an excerpt from the book, Aperture Foundation’s executive director Chris Boot speaks with Kubota about his beginnings as a photographer.

foundation news

Issue 19 of the Aperture Photography App is Now Available

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2015_11_05_ApertureApp_Issue19

The new issue of the Aperture Photography App is now available to download on your iOS device. Every issue of the Aperture Photography App is free on iTunes

aperture beat

Report from The Ballad: Live, Aperture’s Fall Benefit

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Atmosphere

On October 26, Aperture Foundation celebrated photography and Nan Goldin’s The Ballad of Sexual Dependency with live performances at the annual fall benefit.

foundation news

Aperture Wins Lucie Award for Book Publisher of the Year for Tiny: Streetwise Revisited

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SWM_3sFeatured

On October 27, Aperture received the Lucie Award for book publisher of the year (classic) for Tiny: Streetwise Revisited.

talks & interviews

Exhibition: Paul Graham on The Whiteness of the Whale at Pier 24 Photography

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14_Graham_Install

San Francisco’s Pier 24 Photography recently opened Paul Graham’s exhibition The Whiteness of the Whale, the venue’s first-ever presentation of a single artist.

aperture beat

August Sander: Prints for the Aperture Monograph, Printed by His Son Gunther Sander

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DSC_3869

Aperture magazine’s managing editor, Brendan Wattenberg, on an exhibition of August Sander prints made by his son, Gunther.

featured

7 Exhibitions to See in October

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gm_31919201

Seven photography exhibitions to see this month in New York and Los Angeles.

foundation news

Issue 18 of the Aperture Photography App is Now Available

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2015_08_13_ApertureApp_Issue18

The new issue of the Aperture Photography App is now available to download on your iOS device. Every issue of the Aperture Photography App is free on iTunes.

reviews

Wolfgang Tillmans at David Zwirner

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feat image WTil-VIEW-19 (1)

A review of PCR, Wolfgang Tillmans’ first exhibition with David Zwirner Gallery, by Gabriel H. Sanchez.

essays

The Lives of Others

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Stanley Wolukau-Wanambwa considers photobooks and representations of Africa.

remembrance

Hilla Becher (1934–2015)

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BHB-Self-Portrait-1985

Brian Wallis remembers the work and life Hilla Becher.

aperture beat

Richard Misrach on Border Cantos

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In early 2016, Aperture will release the latest addition to Richard Misrach’s ongoing Desert Cantos series: an examination of the U.S.–Mexico border.