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

open road

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.

foundation news

Remembering Charles Bowden, 1945–2014

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CBfeature

Aperture’s Melissa Harris remembers the life of writer Charles Bowden and his immeasurable contributions to Aperture.

aperture magazine

Recap: Aperture “Fashion” Launch at Gagosian Shop

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Recap of Aperture Magazine Issue #216 “Fashion” Launch Party with Inez and Vinoodh at the Gagosian Shop in New York City.

open road

Postcards From the Road: Silent Auction Preview

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A selection of photographs from Aperture’s The Open Road Benefit silent auction, taking place this fall in NYC.

video

The Last Book by Reinier Gerritsen (video)

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lastbook

A video interview with photographer Reinier Gerritsen, whose work chronicles readership on New York City’s subways.

aperture magazine

Aperture #216 – Editors’ Note

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From the Fall 2014 issue of Aperture Magazine, #216, “Fashion”, guest-editors Inez & Vinoodh.

photobook awards

Final Call for Entries!
The PhotoBook Awards 2014

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PB_Awards-1

A preview of submissions to the 2014 PhotoBook Awards. The call for entries ends September 12, 2014.

talks & interviews

Workshop Instructor Profile: Rob Hornstra (Video)

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Rob Hornstra of ‘The Sochi Project’ shares insight on storytelling during his weekend workshop at Aperture.