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For Durimel, Black Humanity is Not a Fashion Trend

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The young photography duo Jalan and Jibril Durimel are transforming the fashion world’s visions of beauty.

talks & interviews

The Poet of Black Baltimore

Devin Allen, from the book A Beautiful Ghetto, 2017
Courtesy the artist
Devin Allen, from the book A Beautiful Ghetto, 2017
Courtesy the artist

Jessica Lynne speaks with photographer Devin Allen about his new book “A Beautiful Ghetto.”

talks & interviews

Humanity, Visibility, Power

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Is the world finally ready for Collier Schorr’s women?

talks & interviews

Chris Maggio’s Great American Facade

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In a new body of work, the photographer confronts the country’s postelection landscape with dark humor.

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A Century of Fashion in 12 Iconic Photographs

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From Horst P. Horst to Viviane Sassen, fashion’s novelty, desire, fantasy, and seduction.

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Italy’s First Photobook Festival

Marina Arienzale and Matteo Cesari, Card game, Sesto Fiorentino, Florence, 2015–2017
Courtesy the artists
Marina Arienzale and Matteo Cesari, Card game, Sesto Fiorentino, Florence, 2015–2017
Courtesy the artists

Gazebook brings contemporary photography to a remote village in Sicily.

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From A.P.C., an “Owner’s Manual” for Minimalist Fashion

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The French brand’s new book is a collage of postcards, snapshots, and influential commissions.

talks & interviews

Christina Fernandez’s Lines of Sight

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In two new bodies of work, the artist considers space, architecture, and the nature of collaboration.

talks & interviews

The Midcentury Style

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Fatoumata Diabate’s traveling studio revives the golden age of Malian studio portraiture.

reviews

Delirious Tokyo

Daido Moriyama, Color, 2017  
© Daido Moriyama Photo Foundation and courtesy of Luhring Augustine, New York and Taka Ishii Gallery, Tokyo
Daido Moriyama, Color, 2017  
© Daido Moriyama Photo Foundation and courtesy of Luhring Augustine, New York and Taka Ishii Gallery, Tokyo

In a new exhibition, Daido Moriyama returns to his icons and obsessions.

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6 Men Who Think They’re the Second Coming of Jesus Christ

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From Zambia to Japan, photographer Jonas Bendiksen tells their stories.

remembrance

Aperture Honors Fred Smith (1942–2017)

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Aperture-Benefit-2012_Fred-Smith

Memories of the late Aperture Foundation trustee.