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reviews

Brian Dillon on Conflict, Time, Photography

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Luc Delahaye

A new exhibition at Tate Modern, London, presents photographs of war arranged by how soon after the event the photograph was made.

flashback

“Photographing the Familiar” by Dorothea Lange and Daniel Dixon

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ANTHOLOGY_04_web copy 2

From the Aperture magazine archive, a piece by Dorothea Lange and Daniel Dixon.

aperture magazine

Rescripted
After a conversation between Moyra Davey and Matthew S. Witkovsky

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Davey_Featured

Moyra Davey speaks about her practice of interlacing photography with literature.

foundation news

Introducing the Aperture Photography App

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2015_02_10_Aperture_App

Announcing the launch of the Aperture Photography App, a brand-new digital digest from Aperture Foundation.

reviews

Sabine Mirlesse on Alix Cléo Roubaud at BnF

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05-106_JR 173_0030

Alix Cléo Roubaud is virtually unknown, but an exhibition in Paris sheds light on her ethereal photographs.

featured

Adam Ekberg’s “Orchestrating the Ordinary” at ClampArt

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Occurrence #2, 2012

A closer look at photographs in a new exhibition of Adam Ekberg’s work by writer Gabriel H. Sanchez.

aperture magazine

Geoff Dyer & Janet Malcolm on Photography and Writing

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shipfeatured

Geoff Dyer and Janet Malcolm correspond about their practices as writers on photography.

summer open

Aperture Summer Open
Call for Entries is now Open!

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Summer_Open_Featured

Announcing our 2015 Summer Open Exhibition, “Black Mirror.” Deadline for entry is April 8.

aperture magazine

Cruising and Transcendence in the Photographs of Minor White

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218MAG393_White_FEATURED

Writer and curator Kevin Moore on Aperture founding editor Minor White’s convoluted relationship with photography and sexuality. This essay is an online-only feature accompanying Aperture magazine’s Spring 2015 issue, “Queer”.     “A banquet of frustration”: Minor White penned the phrase in 1939, after reading T. S. Eliot’s 1922 poem The Waste Land. “I perceived that if one could put out the energy to produce a banquet of frustration, then frustration had power,” White commented.“It was worth pursuing.”(1) White had arrived in Portland, Oregon, two years earlier, having completed a degree in English literature at the University of Minnesota, where he had had “a taste…

foundation news

Call for entries: Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson’s HCB Award 2015

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Announcing the HCB Award 2015, presented by the Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson in partnership with Aperture Foundation.

remembrance

Remembering Robert Anthoine (1921-2015)

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anthoine

Editor-in-chief Melissa Harris remembers Robert Anthoine, who served on the Board of Aperture Foundation.

featured

Amy Elkins and Jona Frank at De Soto Gallery

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Kyle

An exhibition at De Soto Gallery in Los Angeles features portraits of young dancers and boxers.

talks & interviews

War photographers and reporters on “Telling Afghanistan”

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At the Brooklyn Brewery, a group of photographers and reporters explored why they report on war.