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Teaching Visual Literacy Through Photography

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Learn more about our expanding our visual-literacy curriculum for children and teens, and new educational initiatives.

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Recap: Prix Pictet: Power Opening Reception

Luc Delahaye, Ambush, Ramadi, Iraq, July 22, 2006; from Various works: 2008–2011
Luc Delahaye, Ambush, Ramadi, Iraq, July 22, 2006; from Various works: 2008–2011

Images from Prix Pictet: Power Opening Reception, held on Thursday, December 5, 2013 at Aperture Foundation.

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Call for Entries: Visible White Photo & Video Prize 2014

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Visible White photography competition explores new tendencies in contemporary, artistic portrait photography.

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Aperture at Paris Photo, 11.14–17

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Join us at Paris Photo for book signings and the announcement of the winners of The Paris Photo–Aperture PhotoBook Awards.

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Recap: Aperture 1/1 Benefit & Auction

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Images from our Aperture Foundation 1/1 Benefit & Auction, held on Monday, October 28, 2013 at IAC HQ in New York.

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Recap: Workshop with Richard Renaldi

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Richard Renaldi led an energetic workshop at Aperture on October 5 and 6 called Strangers in New York: Photographing People.

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1/1 Preview: Todd Hido, Study for Excerpts from Silver Meadows

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Schuyler Duffy and Sarah McNear on the photograph Study for Excerpts from Silver Meadows by Todd Hido.

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1/1 Preview: Lesley A. Martin on Mickalene Thomas

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Publisher of books Lesley A. Martin on the photograph Liz and Chair with Zebra, 2013 by Mickalene Thomas.

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1/1 Preview: Denise Wolff on Aperture’s Instagram Silent Auction

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Senior books editor Denise Wolff on selections from this years Aperture Instagram Silent Auction.