LaToya Ruby Frazier in Conversation with Dawoud Bey (Video)

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A discussion between LaToya Ruby Frazier and Dawoud Bey on “The Notion of Family”.

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‘Picasso and the Camera’ Opens at Gagosian Gallery

Pablo PicassoNature morte au minotaure et à la paletteNovember
Pablo PicassoNature morte au minotaure et à la paletteNovember

A new exhibition at Gagosian Gallery features hundreds of works that explore Picasso’s relationship to the camera.

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Jason Fulford on Visual Language: How Pictures Speak to Each Other

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“Everywhere there is a grammatical mysticism. Grammar. It is not only the human being that speaks—the universe also speaks—everything speaks—unending languages.” —Novalis The single photograph, despite its specificity, remains ambiguous. The image is always relative to something else: another image, the mode of presentation, text, or the viewer’s own mood and memory. For this reason, context is an important tool for the photographer. Context can be used either to play on the photograph’s inherent ambiguity, or to clarify the photographer’s message. In this hands-on workshop, participants will discuss and experiment with visual language and the relationship between images. On day…

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Dawoud Bey: The Portrait in a Community Context

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In Dawoud Bey’s portraits, he depicts both individuals and communities. Through series such as Class Pictures, Character Project, and most recently, The Birmingham Project, Bey explores collective individuality while guiding viewers through social and historical spaces. Join Bey for a workshop on how to create effective portraits within a community context. The workshop will begin at Aperture, with an introductory review of students’ portfolios. In addition to providing personalized feedback and tasks for improvement, Bey will present his own work and experiences as an artist. The discussion will present conceptual and practical strategies for making new work, followed by a…

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Stephen Shore in Conversation with Peter Schjeldahl (Video)

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Stephen Shore and Peter Schjeldahl discuss Shore’s influential career and his significant contributions to photography.

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Larry Fink: Choreographing Miracles

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Join Larry Fink for a workshop at Aperture Foundation: Choreographing Miracles.

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The Icons
by Inez & Vinoodh

Richard Avedon, Nadja Auermann, Christy Turlington, Claudia Schiffer, Cindy Crawford, and Stephanie Seymour, Versace Fall/Winter 1994–95 Campaign, New York, April 14, 1994 © The Richard Avedon Foundation
Richard Avedon, Nadja Auermann, Christy Turlington, Claudia Schiffer, Cindy Crawford, and Stephanie Seymour, Versace Fall/Winter 1994–95 Campaign, New York, April 14, 1994 © The Richard Avedon Foundation

Guest editors Inez & Vinoodh on some of fashion photography’s giants whose work has influenced theirs.

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The Open Road Aperture Foundation Benefit Party and Auction

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A recap of our benefit party and auction, an evening of art and entertainment in tribute to Robert Frank

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Meatyard’s “Ghosts” On View at Team Gallery in New York

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A new exhibition at New York’s Team Gallery, titled “ghost outfit,” considers the work of Ralph Eugene Meatyard.

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