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5 Exhibitions to See in January

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With the new season in full swing, Aperture’s editors select five must-see photography exhibitions on view or opening soon in New York City.

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From the Archive: A Visit with Saul Leiter

Saul Leiter, Taxi, ca. 1957 © Saul Leiter and Courtesy Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York
Saul Leiter, Taxi, ca. 1957 © Saul Leiter and Courtesy Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York

A pioneer of color photography, Saul Leiter is now the subject of a retrospective at London’s Photographers’ Gallery.

aperture beat

Expanded Geographies

Qian Heifeng, The Green Train © the artist
Qian Heifeng, The Green Train © the artist

At the 2015 LianzhouFoto Festival, photographers remapped the world with images from near and far.

aperture magazine

For the Camera

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221MAG035_Baker_Hosoe_featured

A new exhibition at Tate Modern explores how performance artists use photography – and how photography is a performance itself.

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The Past and Other Countries: Chris Killip in Conversation with Michael Almereyda

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208MAG04_may_5th_north_shields_1981

On the occasion of his new exhibition in New York, Aperture magazine revisits a classic interview with Chris Killip.

year in review

Aperture’s 2015 Year in Review

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219MAG426_Magazine_CameraMainichi-HR1

We look back at a selection of features from Aperture magazine, from talks with William Klein and Miyako Ishiuchi to a secret history of Japanese photography, plus much more.

aperture magazine

Magazine: Helena Almeida

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HA_09_Featured

The octogenarian Portuguese artist Helena Almeida was intent on blurring lines: her playful images might be considered paintings, actions, and performative photographs.

foundation news

Issue 22 of the Aperture Photography App is Now Available

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2015_11_05_ApertureApp_Issue22

The new issue of the Aperture Photography App is now available to download on your iOS device. Here’s a look inside Issue 22.

talks & interviews

Dust to Dust: A Conversation with David Campany

Photographer unknown, Kansas dust Storm, barren earth, 1935. Courtesy Le Bal, Paris
Photographer unknown, Kansas dust Storm, barren earth, 1935. Courtesy Le Bal, Paris

In an exhibition inspired by Man Ray’s Dust Breeding, David Campany charts the strange career of a surrealist photograph.

reviews

When Women Get Involved

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4x5 original

Two Paris museums put women photographers in the spotlight. But are gender-specific exhibitions relevant today?

talks & interviews

For a New World to Come

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Gocho_Familiar Street Scenes

Curator Yasufumi Nakamori discusses his game-changing show of Japanese photography with Aperture magazine editor Michael Famighetti.

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Ocean of Images at MoMA

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moma__newphoto2015_ooi_dis_v01tl (1)

The Museum of Modern Art’s New Photography exhibition considers contemporary image-making in an increasingly globalized yet formless world.

essays

In and Out of the Studio

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01_Group Portrait

The Met has mounted its first-ever exhibition of West African photographs. But is the museum late to the party?