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A Photographer’s Unflinching Portrait of America in Crisis

Philip Montgomery shares the stories behind nine images in his new photobook “American Mirror.”

15 Essential Photobooks by Women Photographers

From landmark volumes by Diane Arbus and Nan Goldin to modern classics by Deana Lawson, Rinko Kawauchi, Justine Kurland, and more.

7 Ways the Photography Community Is Responding to the War in Ukraine

From an exhibition by Stephen Shore to fundraising print sales, photographers, collectors, and arts organizations are expressing their support for the Ukrainian people.

The Black Photographers Rethinking What History Is All About

In these 11 photobooks from Kwame Brathwaite to Deana Lawson, artists envision beauty and poetry, fashion and resistance.

Aperture’s Best Photography Features of 2021

This year, we celebrated photography in New York and New Delhi, revisited Judith Joy Ross’s timeless portraits, considered the “photobook phenomenon,” and asked how images can tell new stories about Latinx identity.

Aperture’s 2021 Holiday Gift Guide

Legendary photographers. Iconic monographs. Thought-provoking essay books. Here are 28 essential Aperture titles that are sure to inspire everyone on your list.

18 Photographers on What It Means to Embrace the Unknown

In the Magnum Square Print Sale in partnership with Aperture, Elliott Erwitt, Nan Goldin, Jamel Shabazz, and more share images that explore the edges of their photographic practice.

9 Photographers on Keeping Their Eyes Open to the World around Them

In a new book for young readers, Rinko Kawauchi, Alec Soth, Wendy Red Star, and others speak about how we engage with the world through the camera.

10 Photographers on Dreams of Escape

The latest Magnum Square Print Sale brings together images that represent the things we take solace in—and the ways we make our getaway.

10 Essential Stories That Illuminate Queer Lives

From JEB’s pathbreaking archive of lesbian photography to Ren Hang’s subversive fantasies, we look back at must-read articles from Aperture’s archive.

11 Photographers on Seeking the Unexpected in Their Work

Sabiha Çimen, Susan Meiselas, Alex Webb, and more on how happy accidents and unusual turns led to their most memorable images.

8 Photobooks by Contemporary Women Photographers

From Justine Kurland’s imagined runaways to Deana Lawson’s dramatic portraiture, here are essential titles by today’s leading artists.

7 Photobooks That Consider Black Lives and Artistic Visions

From Carrie Mae Weems and Ming Smith to “Black Is Beautiful” and “The New Black Vanguard,” here are essential Aperture publications for our moment.

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