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Aperture Magazine’s 2013 Relaunch

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2013_05_03_AperutreMagazines2013_relaunch

The cover of Aperture’s Spring 2013 issue is a detail from a photograph by artist Christopher Williams.

reviews

The Brighton Photo Biennial 2012

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2013_05_01_BrightonPhotoBienial

Fourteen shows consider how the camera, rather than just being an instrument of mediation, might sometimes take hold of reality instead.

foundation news

Call for Entries: Aperture Portfolio Prize

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portfolio-prize-1

The Aperture Portfolio Prize 2013 contest is now open for submissions.

talks & interviews

Interview with Okwui Enwezor

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2013_05_01_InterviewWithOkwuiEnwezor

Aperture speaks with curator Okwui Enwezor about the exhibition “Rise and Fall of Apartheid” at International Center of Photography.

talks & interviews

Five Most Popular Interviews of 2012

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2013_05_01_FiveMostPopularInterviewsof2012

A look back at Aperture’s top five of 2012.

foundation news

Aperture Patrons’ Weekend – Slideshow

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2013_05_03_aperturespatronsweekend

Photos from special Patron events tied to Aperture’s sixtieth-anniversary weekend.

talks & interviews

Zoe Crosher: Stage Manager

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2013_05_01_ZoeCrosherStageManager

The Los Angeles–based photographer Zoe Crosher has had quite a big year. Carmen Winant spoke with the artist about her work.

foundation news

Harold Feinstein Book Party and Benefit

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HFeinsteinRetrospective-BOOKcoverSm-686x686

Join Harold Feinstein for a book party and benefit poster sale at Aperture Gallery.

aperture magazine

Daido Moriyama: The Shock From Outside

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2013_05_01_DaidoMoriyamaTheShockFromOutside

From Aperture 203, Daido Moriyama speaks with Ivan Vartanian about the unending newness of photographs.

foundation news

Documenting Tragedy – on NPR.org

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2013_05_01_DocumentingTragedyonNPR

In the wake of Tuesday’s New York Post cover, a discussion on NPR considered the ethics of documenting tragedy.

foundation news

Paris Photo In Pictures Vol. 2: The Patrons’ Eye

Chairman Celso Gonzales-Falla and Patrons at Le Meurice. Photo courtesy Christian Gapp.
Chairman Celso Gonzales-Falla and Patrons at Le Meurice. Photo courtesy Christian Gapp.

A photo diary chronicling Aperture’s Paris Photo Patron Trip 2012.

talks & interviews

David Galjaard: On Concresco

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2013_05_01_DavidGaljaardOnConcresco

Aperture speaks with Galjaard about photographing in Albania, the design process, and self-publishing his first book.

reviews

With an Eye Toward the Future: On the 2012 Johannesburg Art Fair

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2013_05_01_WithanEyeTowardtheFuture

Independent curator Daniel M. Leers reports on the First National Bank Johannesburg Art Fair.