Join us to celebrate aperture's 60th anniversary and our place in the evolving narrative photography.


Chris Boot Invites You to Celebrate Aperture at Sixty

In 2012, we proudly celebrate:

60 years of Aperture magazine

650 photobooks published

280 limited-edition books and prints

150 exhibitions produced and traveled to 500 venues worldwide

1 global community with a passion for photography

aperture community
Throughout 2012, we are presenting photography that celebrates our community, past and present:

Shared Vision: an exhibition of the photography collection of Sandra Gilman and Celso Gonzalez-Falla, organized by MOCA Jacksonville.

Delpire & Co.: an exhibition at Aperture Gallery and venues across New York, celebrating the career of visionary editor and publisher, and long-time Aperture partner, Robert Delpire

The Garden at Orgeval: a new volume of photographs by Paul Strand, whose inspirational legacy Aperture continues to steward, now in partnership with the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Aperture Magazine Anthology—The Minor White Years: a new book featuring highlights from the magazine’s first twenty-five years

Aperture Remixed: ten contemporary photographers respond to publications from Aperture’s history that inspired them

Sixtieth-anniversary Gala Dinner and Auction on Tuesday, October 23, 2012. Mark your calendars now and join us at Gotham Hall for a festive celebration!

aperture evolution
As we enter our seventh decade, we are:

Launching a transformed website and related social media initiatives to better serve our audiences.

Introducing apps and e-pubs,beginning with Merce Cunningham: 65 Years.

Offering educational programs to enrich photography enthusiasts at all levels and engage new audiences.

Launching the first annual Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards, honoring an emerging photographer’s first book with The First PhotoBook Prize plus The PhotoBook of the Year Prize.

Reconceptualizing Aperture magazine for the next chapter in the story of photography.