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Will America’s National Monuments Survive the Trump Administration?

David Benjamin Sherry’s spectacular photographs of contested lands.

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On the Cover: Aperture’s “Earth” Issue

In the age of climate change, how are photographers and artists envisioning dramatically politicized landscapes?

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Bamako Revisited

The legacy of Mali’s influential photography biennial.

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The Hard Truths of Family Life

In Florida, Kathryn Harrison photographs her mother and brother with fearless intensity.

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The Pleasures of Domestic Comfort

At home in Japan, Motoyuki Daifu captures his family with gleeful candor.

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We Are Family

For the members of the legendary House of Xtravaganza, family is about love, identity, and protection.

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Strong Women

Hannah Starkey’s cinematic, psychologically astute portraits define the contemporary flaneuse.

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Black Balloon Archive

Liz Johnson Artur’s intimate workbooks honor communities across the African diaspora.

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On the Cover: Aperture’s “Family” Issue

In relationships and communities, an expanding vision of what families can be.