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When a folklorist set out to document life in American prisons, he found the enduring segregation of the Old South.
Behind the scenes of the museum's latest showcase for new photography.
The curators of the 2018 Aperture Summer Open discuss what inspires them in photography today.
At the Museum of Sex, a new look at the prolific—and provocative—Japanese photographer.
The young photographer is celebrated for her raw and real depictions of femininity. But can images ever be trusted?
In Andre D. Wagner’s new photobook, an intimate chronicle of black life on New York City’s subways.
A new exhibition reconsiders the legendary photographer’s fashion and portrait work.
A rising photography star bridges the divide between art and fashion.
Teju Cole’s first photobook unfolds the possibilities of text and image.
Aperture Foundation Announces “Prison Nation” Issue, Exhibition, and Public Engagement Series
Inside the ACLU, two trans artists stage a secret photo shoot—and question the attitudes of liberal institutions.
From Dayanita Singh, a portable museum in book form.
A landmark exhibition argues that the photographer’s approach to image making goes far beyond documentary.
Zackary Drucker and Kate Bornstein discuss pioneers, politics, and the next frontier in gender expression.
Delighting in male beauty and gender play, a prolific Swiss photographer reinvented the rules of attraction.
A new exhibition spotlights Nicholas Nixon’s preoccupation with the elusive passage of time.
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