the aperture blog: web-only reviews, interviews, essays, and foundation news
Aikaterini Gegisian’s new artist book—made from appropriated images—centers physical pleasure as a form of resistance to capitalism.
Fusco’s photographs remain an incomparable document of gestures of public grief, capturing a moment of cultural shift unlike almost any other.
Aperture and Joel Meyerowitz launch a special ten-day print sale, featuring three 5-by-7-inch prints signed by the artist.
For some men, masculinity is a habit or an addiction—a promise of power. But in the #MeToo era, can “liberation” be found through photography?
Between 1997 and 2002, the photographer portrayed teenage girls as rebels, offering a radical vision of community against the masculine myth of the American landscape.
With its vivid color, indelible characters, and documentation of a pre-gentrified New York City, Goldin’s photography is a readymade mood board.
Judith Black’s new photobook traces her home life in New England from 1968 to 2000—and builds upon an American documentary tradition.
Lin Zhipeng, the photographer known as 223, looks for beauty, connection, and the impulse of friendship.
What does an insatiable collector do when all of New York’s bookstores and markets are closed?
In the wake of the pandemic and worldwide protests, exhibitions that address climate change, civil rights, and Black photographers take on new resonance.
In scenes of striking intimacy, Abdul Kircher searches for the brutal and the tender.