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The Howard Chapnick Legacy (Video)

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An evening of discussion honoring Howard Chapnick at Aperture Foundation, one of Aperture’s W. Eugene Smith talks.

talks & interviews

Bernard Plossu on Movies and Mexico

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Fresson Color

An interview with the Jack Kerouac of photography in France, Bernard Plossu.

from the editors

Photography at London’s Frieze Art Fairs

At Bruce Silverstein Gallery: 
Ed Ruscha
Parking Lots, 1967 – 1999
30 x Gelatin silver prints

Photograph by Stephen Wells. Courtesy of Stephen Wells/Frieze.
At Bruce Silverstein Gallery: 
Ed Ruscha
Parking Lots, 1967 – 1999
30 x Gelatin silver prints

Photograph by Stephen Wells. Courtesy of Stephen Wells/Frieze.

From Aperture’s editors, a recap of photography at the 2014 Frieze Art Fair in London.

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Joachim Schmid Artist Talk (Video)

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schmid

Joachim Schmid discusses his use of appropriated photographs, and the discovery of new meanings in the currents of digital photography.

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Jeff Liao in Coversation With Sean Corcoran (Video)

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LIAO_08_web

Jeff Chien-Hsing Liao in conversation with Sean Corcoran on Liao’s “Jeff Chien-Hsing Liao: New York”.

aperture magazine

i-D, Jill, and The Face:
Fashion’s Maverick Magazines

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featured

Phil Bicker on the pioneering fashion magazines that have fostered the careers of many major photographers and stylists.

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Joel Meyerowitz on The Open Road (video)

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OR_133_Meyerowitz_florida[2]_15K

Joel Meyerowitz reflects on his time on road trips as a photographer.

photobook awards

Announcing The Paris Photo-Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards 2014 Short List

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Paris-photo-logo-2014_bk

Aperture announces the short listed titles for the 2014 PhotoBook Awards.

talks & interviews

Revisiting the Sequence:
Minor White at the Getty Center

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A conversation with Paul Martineau, curator of Minor White: Manifestations of the Spirit at the J. Paul Getty Center, Los Angeles

foundation news

Recap: The New York Times Magazine Photographs Opening Reception

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A selection of photos from the evening.

aperture magazine

Emmanuelle Alt:
Conversation with Penny Martin

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Emmanuelle Alt, editor-in-chief of Vogue Paris speaks with Penny Martin for Aperture magazine #216, “Fashion.”

talks & interviews

Sebastião Salgado: Genesis

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Salgado-9_18-8feat

Aperture’s Melissa Harris speaks with Sebastião Salgado on Genesis, his exhibition at the International Center for Photography.

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Billy Bragg Visits Aperture

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Aperture Director Chris Boot catches up with singer-songwriter Billy Bragg upon his return to NYC for the Aperture Open Road Benefit Party and Auction.