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Images of Conviction: A Conversation with Diane Dufour and Xavier Barral

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An award-winning exhibition catalogue examines the power of photography in representing crime, war, and acts of violence.

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

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

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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.

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For a New World to Come

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

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A Conversation with David Shields

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David Shields’s War Is Beautiful critiques sixty-four photographs of war that ran on the front page of the Times between 1997 and 2013.

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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.

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

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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.

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An Archival Interview with Richard Misrach

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The following conversation between Aperture Foundation editor-in-chief, Melissa Harris, and Richard Misrach was recorded at his California studio in March 1992.

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Highlights from From Bauhaus to Buenos Aires: Grete Stern and Horacio Coppola

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Curators Sarah Meister, who focused on Horacio Coppola, and Roxana Marcoci, who researched Grete Stern, offer comments and insights into key works in the exhibition.