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The story of Hercule Florence, who invented an early form of photography in Brazil while studying the Amazon's birdsong.
Ellie Armon Azoulay on the Henri Cartier-Bresson retrospective at the Centre Pompidou.
Jacob King considers Chinese artist Ai WeiWei's Brooklyn Museum show and his photographic practice, ranging from his work in the '80s to his current Instagram presence.
Diana C. Stoll on Remote Sites of War at Western Carolina University’s Fine Art Museum.
Vik Muniz offers a rare tour of his studio exclusively for Aperture Patrons.
The end of 2012 was a sad one for the photography community with the loss of Trolley Books publisher Gigi Giannuzzi.
The cover of Aperture’s Spring 2013 issue is a detail from a photograph by artist Christopher Williams.
Fourteen shows consider how the camera, rather than just being an instrument of mediation, might sometimes take hold of reality instead.
The Aperture Portfolio Prize 2013 contest is now open for submissions.
Aperture speaks with curator Okwui Enwezor about the exhibition “Rise and Fall of Apartheid” at International Center of Photography.
A look back at Aperture’s top five of 2012.
Photos from special Patron events tied to Aperture’s sixtieth-anniversary weekend.
The Los Angeles–based photographer Zoe Crosher has had quite a big year. Carmen Winant spoke with the artist about her work.
Join Harold Feinstein for a book party and benefit poster sale at Aperture Gallery.
From Aperture 203, Daido Moriyama speaks with Ivan Vartanian about the unending newness of photographs.
In the wake of Tuesday’s New York Post cover, a discussion on NPR considered the ethics of documenting tragedy.
A photo diary chronicling Aperture’s Paris Photo Patron Trip 2012.
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