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reviews

The Foto Cine Clube

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Web-Resize

In São Paulo, an exhibition explores the global reach of modern Brazilian photography.

essays

From the Outside In

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Spread

In exploring the lives of others, what are the virtues of an outsider’s position?

summer open

2016 Aperture Summer Open: A Conversation with Charlotte Cotton

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Rotator-600x400

The curator of Aperture’s Summer Open speaks about the relationship between photography and magic.

featured

First Look: photo+craft

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Clarissa-Sligh,What's-Happening-with-Momma

An upcoming festival in Asheville, North Carolina, investigates the intersection of photography and craft.

aperture magazine

Archipelago

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Blog-Rotator

Ishikawa Naoki traveled around Japan over ten years, depicting canted colorful scenes of everyday life. 

essays

Of Refugees and the Photograph

Nina Berman, Installation view of Za'atari: Inside These Walls, March, 23, 2014. © the aritst/ NOOR
Nina Berman, Installation view of Za'atari: Inside These Walls, March, 23, 2014. © the aritst/ NOOR

In conjunction with the recent “Odyssey” issue of Aperture magazine, Fred Ritchin examines photography of the refugee crisis.

reviews

Lee Miller: A Woman’s War

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From the London Blitz to Hitler’s apartment, Lee Miller captured some of the most audacious images of World War II.

talks & interviews

Into Eden: A Conversation with Sylvain Couzinet-Jacques

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Sylvain Couzinet-Jacques, Untitled 02, 2013, from the series Standards & Poors

Ahead of his commission for Aperture, the French photographer previews a new project exploring the mythologies of real estate.

reviews

An Outsider in Rio

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Featured_Rio

From Kurt Klagsbrunn, a midcentury vision of Brazil’s most photogenic city.

reviews

Nothing Personal

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At the Art Institute of Chicago, three artists provoke timely questions about race and sexuality.

member event

Recap of Connect Member Meetup

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ConnectWEB

Aperture Connect Members came together for a private after-hours meetup at Flowers Gallery, to hear from Brooklyn-based artist Pixy Yijiun Liao.

foundation news

Sales and Distribution Changes

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Stock-Photo-LR-Edits-1

Aperture is pleased to announce two changes we’re making in our sales and distribution structure.

talks & interviews

Armory Africa Focus Preview: A Conversation with François-Xavier Gbré

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024_Senegal-156[2]

In France and West Africa, an Ivorian photographer chronicles the ruins of modernist architecture and national memorials.