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Aperture remembers the life of the Southern photographer, whose work evokes the power of passing time.
On the dance floor, Elle Pérez captures LGBT youth who refuse to be forgotten.
Ahead of her new exhibition in London, Gillian Wearing speaks about Claude Cahun, self-portraiture, and feminist icons.
Amid the fight for desegregation, a revelatory portrait by Robert Frank conveys the freedom of travel.
Celebrated for his studio portraiture in the 1950s, Bamako’s most prominent photographer mastered the elements of style.
Are Israel and the West Bank an oasis, homeland, or colonial state? Twelve photographers set out to describe a contested territory.
In a new exhibition, the celebrated filmmaker returns to his pioneering work about queer black identity.
In her recent videos and installations, Amie Siegel navigates the threshold of art and commerce.
Curator Sandra Phillips previews SFMOMA’s Pritzker Center, the largest space for photography in an American museum.
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?
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