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8 Photobooks that Consider How Artists Engage with the Environment

From Kimowan Metchewais’s layered images on Indigenous identity to Robert Adams’s meditations on the American West, here are titles that explore the relationship between photography and the natural world.

12 Essential Photobooks by Women Photographers

From Wendy Red Star’s feminist, Indigenous perspectives to Kelli Connell’s reconsideration of Edward Weston, here are must-read titles that chronicle the impact of women artists.

13 Photobooks that Highlight Black Lives and Artistic Visions

From monographs by Awol Erizku and Deana Lawson, to collections on fashion, community, and power, here are essential titles to read this Black History Month.

Aperture’s Must-Read Photography Features of 2023

From Juergen Teller and Mary Manning to the debates around AI’s influence on image-making, here are this year’s highlights in photography and ideas.

31 Photobooks for Everyone on Your Holiday Gift List

Legendary photographers. Thought-provoking essay books. Limited-edition photography gifts and book bundles. Here is the ultimate guide to the best photobooks to give this holiday season.

Announcing the Winners of the 2023 Creator Labs Photo Fund

Presented by Aperture and Google’s Creator Labs, the fund provides financial support to thirty photographers at formative moments in their careers. Here, meet the winners, recognized for their exceptional artistic visions.

Gregory Crewdson and Lauren Ambrose on the Making of an Iconic Photograph

Crewdson and Ambrose are among the Berkshires residents who are actively trying to save a local movie house. “This picture feels really fateful,” notes Crewdson. “It’s been waiting all these years for the right moment.”

Photographs That Show the “Fire and Thunder” of Contemporary Life

Meet the artists of the Image Equity Fellowship, a collaboration between Google, Aperture, For Freedoms, and FREE THE WORK.

9 Inspiring Photobooks by Contemporary Women Photographers

From Justine Kurland’s imagined runaways to Wendy Red Star’s feminist, Indigenous perspective, here are essential titles by today’s leading artists.

11 Essential Photobooks for Black History Month

From monographs by Ming Smith and Deana Lawson to compendiums about activism and fashion, here are must-read books that envision Black lives.

Aperture’s Best Photography Features of 2022

From Wolfgang Tillmans and Nan Goldin, to Jamie Hawkesworth’s everyday celebrations and the photographers covering the crisis in Ukraine, here are this year’s highlights in photography and ideas.

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