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A conversation with Manfred Heiting from The PhotoBook Review 008.
Images of Conviction: The Construction of Visual Evidence, which opened on June 4, presents ten case studies that demonstrate how photography and video have functioned in the evidence of death.
From over five hundred applicants, twenty-four photographers consider the ways in which our current reality might outpace outlandish narratives of science fiction.
An excerpt from a portfolio in Aperture magazine #219, Summer 2015, “Tokyo.”
Vicki Goldberg considers the work of Ukrainian collective Shilo-Group.
Marketa Uhlirova on fashion films that push the boundaries of photography.
Vicki Goldberg reports back from a 2013 trip to Russia, about an exhibition of Soviet propaganda.
Aperture visits photographer Jeff Chien-Hsing Liao in his Queens, NY studio to discuss his recent monograph.
Anne Wilkes Tucker remembers the remarkable life and career of Ray K. Metzker (1931-2014).
John G. Morris speaks on thirty-nine years of friendship with Eugene Smith and the history of the Smith Fund.
A discussion between LaToya Ruby Frazier and Dawoud Bey on The Notion of Family.
A new exhibition at Gagosian Gallery features hundreds of works that explore Picasso’s relationship to the camera.
Stephen Shore and Peter Schjeldahl discuss Shore’s influential career and his significant contributions to photography.
A panel discussion with Inez & Vinoodh exploring the role of the magazine as a platform for innovation in fashion photography.
Guest editors Inez & Vinoodh on some of fashion photography’s giants whose work has influenced theirs.
A recap of our benefit party and auction, an evening of art and entertainment in tribute to Robert Frank
A new exhibition at New York’s Team Gallery, titled “ghost outfit,” considers the work of Ralph Eugene Meatyard.
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