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Along the Shores of the Caspian

From Russia to Turkmenistan, Chloe Dewe Mathews photographed the rituals and resources of a much-coveted territory.

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Outside, Looking In

Barak Zemer pictures intimate moments of isolation in the sprawling metropolis of Los Angeles.

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Sara Cwynar’s Contemporary Nostalgia

Kitsch and pleasure in the information age.

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Inside Member Tour of Kendall Messick’s Home Collection

On September 15, Aperture Members visited the home of artist, filmmaker, and collector Kendall Messick.


Unpacking Ed Ruscha

A new exhibition offers an inside look at the artist’s book-making practice.

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Disobedient Domesticity

In suburban LA, Sophie Tianxin Chen produces scenes of the mundane and perverse.


The 2018 PhotoBook Awards Shortlist

Aperture and Paris Photo announce the shortlist for the 2018 PhotoBook Awards.


Fashion Photography in the #MeToo Era

Are fashion photographers responsible for producing truthful images?

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The Streets in Afterglow

Star Montana’s dreamy portraits capture the golden aura of East Los Angeles.


What If Black Lives Truly Mattered?

In September 1963, six children were killed in racially motivated violence in Alabama. Fifty years later, Dawoud Bey pays tribute to a community’s resilience.

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2018 Aperture Gala to Honor Artists and Leaders Expanding Our Vision of Family

Honorees include Agnes Gund, Catherine Gund, Catherine Opie, Hank Willis Thomas, and Dr. Deborah Willis.


The Last Humanist

Sabine Weiss’s photographs brought style and serendipity to the streets of Paris and beyond.