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Aperture Magazine Instagram Competition

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2013_05_01_AperutreMagazineInstagramCompetition

Love the new Aperture magazine? Show us by sending us your pictures with the new issue—and win a prize.

foundation news

Aperture’s 2013 Traveling Exhibitions

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Six traveling exhibitions to follow this Spring 2013.

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Aperture at New York Fashion Week

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2013_05_01_ApertureatNewYorkFashionWeek

Aperture magazine visited the tents at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week for last Saturday’s presentation of the Rafael Cennamo Fall 2013 collection.

foundation news

JH Engström Photography Workshop

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Smedsby

A year-long distance-learning workshop coordinated by JH Engström and photographer Margot Wallard.

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Alternative Realities at El Museo del Barrio

© Miguel Rio Branco, Feather and Dog, 1983
© Miguel Rio Branco, Feather and Dog, 1983

An exhibition of photography and video at El Museo del Barrio in New York.

talks & interviews

On Process and Color

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2013_05_01_OnProcessndColor

Aperture speaks with the curator and a participating artist in Color Shift, a show that explores and revisits modernism’s reductive approach to medium, material, and color.

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A2/SW/HK: On Press

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2013_05_01_A2SWHK-onPress

Scott Williams and Henrik Kubel document their time on press in Germany with Aperture magazine’s Spring 2013 issue.

foundation news

James Welling: Monograph

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2013_05_01_JamesWellingMonograph

Two short excerpts from MoMA curator Eva Respini’s conversation with photographer James Welling in the artist’s new Aperture book.

talks & interviews

Interview with Laura Letinsky

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2013_05_02_InterviewWithLaura

An interview with photographer Laura Letinsky, who has explored the expressive possibilities of still-life photography for fifteen years.

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INTERVIEW: Scott Williams of A2/SW/HK

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2013_05_01_InterviewScottWilliamsA2SWHK

Interview with a founder of the London-based graphic design studio responsible for Aperture magazine’s dramatic redesign.

reviews

Dayanita Singh: File Museum

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2013_05_01_DayanitaSingleFileMuseum

Isabel Stevens reviews Dayanita Singh: File Museum, an exhibition of a new work at Frith Street Gallery, London.

foundation news

Daido Moriyama: Vintage Prints

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2013_05_01_DaidoMoriyama-VintagePrints

An exhibition of Daido Moriyama’s vintage prints is on display at Galerie Bob van Orsouw in Zurich, on view through February 23, 2013.

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Remembering Shomei Tomatsu (1930-2012)

Leo Rubinfien, John Junkerman, and Lesley Martin visited 
Shomei Tomatsu's Okinawa studio in May 2011.
Leo Rubinfien, John Junkerman, and Lesley Martin visited 
Shomei Tomatsu's Okinawa studio in May 2011.

From Aperture 208, Lesley A. Martin discusses the late Shomei Tomatsu’s photographs of Okinawa.