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10 Exhibitions to See This Fall

From Malick Sidibé to Stephen Shore, here are the must-see photography exhibitions in New York, Los Angeles, Paris, and beyond.

aperture magazine

Can African Critics Rewrite the Story of African Photography?

Two writers speak about the influential role—and responsibility—of art criticism in Africa today.

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At Documenta, Blurred Lines Between Art and Politics

An ambitious exhibition grapples with the conditions of our time — but can images provoke social change?

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A Readymade World in the Heart of the Country

In a studio outside of Cape Town, photographer Nico Krijno refashions sculpture and performance.

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John Divola’s Upside Down Formalism

With dark humor, the photographer plays with perception, space, and surface.

featured

10 Photographers Who Celebrate Black Identity through Fashion

These photographers show how “dandy” style shatters stereotypes around the world.

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All That Paradise Allows

In Crimea and the Caribbean, Nicholas Muellner’s new photobook is a tropical gothic of seduction and violence.

aperture beat

Inside Aperture Connect Meet-Up with Photobook Collector David Solo

A firsthand look at how photobook collections start, how they are organized, and how they are cared for.

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In Cameroon, A New Platform for Emerging Photographers

AMET (Elsa M’bala) speaks with Christine Eyene and Landry Mbassi about YaPhoto.

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Does the Venice Biennale Have a Problem with Photography?

At the world’s most prestigious contemporary art exhibition, photographers are on the margins.

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Raw Land

How are artists rethinking documentary in North Africa?

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Aperture to honor Kwame Brathwaite, Zackary Drucker, Inez & Vinoodh

Our 65th-Anniversary Gala celebrates the contributions of four visionary artists.