Like any metropolis, LA is dynamic, changing, evolving, contested.
Carmen Winant’s archive considers the terrors and pleasures of childbirth.
In Bangladesh, the brutal arrest of a prominent photographer incites an international outcry.
In a series of haunting Polaroids, Ryan Spencer draws upon neo-noir movies set in Los Angeles.
Aperture members came together for a private tour of the new David Wojnarowicz exhibition at the Whitney Museum.
Remembering Laura Aguilar’s unapologetically queer bodies.
Shani Jamila, Larry Ossei-Mensah, and Teju Cole discuss travel, mobility, and the meaning of images.
Where do artists go for inspiration? For some, it’s a museum, for others, it’s the stacks.
Libraries multiply the audience for a book—almost without limit.
An artist and filmmaker contends with Iranian identity.
How do photographs express a moment of rapid change in society, politics, beauty, and self-expression?
The celebrated photojournalist James Nachtwey has covered global conflicts for four decades. But in his current retrospective, politics is an afterthought.