Vision & Justice Online: Ming Smith and the Kamoinge Workshop

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Page#39-Kamoinge-1973-master-fileFEATURED

Routinely excluded from the mainstream art world, in the 1960s, a group of African American photographers formed a collective to promote their work.

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2015 Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation Photobook Awards Shortlist Exhibition on view at Scotiabank CONTACT Festival

The fourth annual Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards shortlist is on view through May 28, 2016

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Tim Davis: About About

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Tim Davis, The Collector, 2015 Join visual artist, poet, and photographer Tim Davis for this two-day workshop, About About, which is intended to help photographic artists understand, discuss, conceptualize, and write about their work. Photography has become so ubiquitous, and digital culture offers such easy receptacles for pictures, but it also allows artists to make work without thinking through what it really amounts to. This workshop is designed to help photographers craft their work into a meaningful project—whether a publication or an exhibition—that makes sense for their inner directives. While making photographs is a way to understand yourself, developing those…

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Aperture Celebrates the Launch of Vision & Justice

Hank Willis Thomas, Sarah Lewis, Darren Walker, and Sarah Jones at the launch of Vision & Justice, Ford Foundation, May 10, 2016
Hank Willis Thomas, Sarah Lewis, Darren Walker, and Sarah Jones at the launch of Vision & Justice, Ford Foundation, May 10, 2016

Artists, writers, and special guests gathered at the Ford Foundation on May 10 to launch a landmark issue of Aperture.

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Vision & Justice Online: She Walked in Beauty

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Jet_Fales-Hill

In the 1960s, Jet magazine captured African American life with grace and power. For an influential screenwriter, one cover was personal.

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Recap of Connect Member Meetup

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ApertureConnect_PatrickMontgomery_-5313

Aperture Connect Members were given a tour of photograph’s rich history through a private collection

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Mary Virginia Swanson: Business of Photography Series

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Promotional pieces for artist Lisa M. Robinson     Join Mary Virginia Swanson for one or both of the remaining sessions of the Business of Photography workshop series. Participants can register for the seminars individually, or as a package of two for a reduced price. Light refreshments and lunch will be provided.     Introduction to Multiple Markets Saturday, April 23, 2016, 11:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m. One of the most exciting recent developments for photographers is the growth of new markets for their work. Whether a fine print is shown in a museum or in a corporate office, reproduced as a…

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Revisiting Seydou Keïta

Seydou Keïta,
Sans titre, 1949 © Seydou Keïta / SKPEAC.  Courtesy CAAC, The Pigozzi Collection, Genève
Seydou Keïta,
Sans titre, 1949 © Seydou Keïta / SKPEAC.  Courtesy CAAC, The Pigozzi Collection, Genève

Celebrated for his studio portraiture in the 1950s, Bamako’s most prominent photographer mastered the elements of style.

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Promised Lands

Frédéric Brenner, The Aslan Levi Family, 2012. Courtesy Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York © the artist
Frédéric Brenner, The Aslan Levi Family, 2012. Courtesy Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York © the artist

Are Israel and the West Bank an oasis, homeland, or colonial state? Twelve photographers set out to describe a contested territory.

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