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Robert Gober’s Willful Revision

The sculptor’s rarely seen photographic series reveals the power of memory.


Photofairs Comes to San Francisco

Highlights from the international art fair, including work by Erica Deeman, John Chiara, and Wolfgang Tillmans.

talks & interviews

Between Dusk and Dawn

Tobias Zielony captures the colors and moods of Ukraine’s queer nightlife.


The Many Worlds of Susan Meiselas

A comprehensive exhibition celebrates the photographer’s unique approach to storytelling.


How to Witness Nothing (and Everything)

Photographer Edmund Clark and historian Crofton Black trace a network of black-site prisons.


Alec Soth Revisits His Legendary First Book

How the American photographer fell in love with photography.


The Fragility of Existence

With uncompromising directness, Margaret Courtney-Clarke photographs the lives and landscapes of Namibia.

aperture magazine

Framing Justice

How do photographs tell the story of citizenship in the United States?


Peter Hujar’s Italian Reverie

From the underground art star, a delicate picture of youth.


American Prospects

Tina Barney zooms out in a new series of landscapes.

talks & interviews

The Fearless Lynsey Addario

Katie Couric interviews the lauded photojournalist about her adventures abroad and her challenges at home.


Where the Homeless Sleep

Anthony Hernandez takes a hard look at the neglected landscapes of Los Angeles.