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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.

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Highway Kind

Cuervo Astride Mama Burro, Now Dead, 2007
Cuervo Astride Mama Burro, Now Dead, 2007

Crossing the United States in her beat-up van, Justine Kurland pictures America’s tangled sense of itself.

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Open Roads & Invisible Borders

Ala Kheir, Equilibrium, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2011
Ala Kheir, Equilibrium, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 2011

Since 2009, a photography collective has embarked on five road trips across West and Central Africa, creating a kaleidoscopic portrait of everyday life.

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Into the Void: Taryn Simon in Conversation with Kate Fowle

Film stills, Radon nuclear waste disposal plant, Sergiev Posad, Russia, 2015–ongoing
Film stills, Radon nuclear waste disposal plant, Sergiev Posad, Russia, 2015–ongoing

In the Spring 2016 issue of Aperture, Simon speaks with Kate Fowle about her ongoing project Black Square.

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Arrivals and Departures

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Jacob_Rotator

Riding the Trans-Siberian Railway, a Magnum photographer discovers the texture of societies in transition.

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Odyssey

Taiyo Onorato & Nico Krebs, Traffic, 2013, from the series Eurasia
Taiyo Onorato & Nico Krebs, Traffic, 2013, from the series Eurasia

Aperture editors introduce “Odyssey,” the magazine’s Spring 2016 issue.

talks & interviews

On the Cover: A Conversation with Samuel Gratacap

Samuel Gratacap, Empire, Choucha Camp, Tunisia, 2012–14
Samuel Gratacap, Empire, Choucha Camp, Tunisia, 2012–14

A young photographer reports on the odyssey of our time.

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A Celebration for John H. Gutfreund

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Atmosphere1[19][1]

Aperture trustees and friends gathered to celebrate John H. Gutfreund’s twenty years of service on the foundation’s Board of Trustees.

reviews

Catherine Opie’s American Souvenirs

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Opie

From the rush of Niagara Falls to Elizabeth Taylor’s bedroom, a chronicler of American life presents two concurrent exhibitions.

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Photography at the Altar: A Conversation about Diversity in Athens

Tassos Vrettos, Hindu Sewa Sangh Mandir, Dilessi, 2012–15 © Tassos Vrettos
Tassos Vrettos, Hindu Sewa Sangh Mandir, Dilessi, 2012–15 © Tassos Vrettos

A Greek photographer’s account of religious communities in Athens reveals a new vision of multicultural Europe.

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An Interview with Rosalind Fox Solomon

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220MAG164_Solomon-HR_FEAT

For Aperture’s recent “Interview” Issue, novelist and critic Francine Prose met with Rosalind Fox Solomon last April at her Manhattan home.

Thank You, and Come Again: Robert Frank in a New York Minute

Robert Frank, Funeral — St. Helena, South Carolina, from the book The Americans, 1959 © Robert Frank
Robert Frank, Funeral — St. Helena, South Carolina, from the book The Americans, 1959 © Robert Frank

The legendary photographer’s retrospective is here today, gone tomorrow.

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Torbjørn Rødland: Inducing Wonder

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Rodland-Blog-Rotator

Exploring the symbolism of cultural mythologies and human nature, Torbjørn Rødland is a modern-day surrealist.