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Tokyo’s Spaces

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megutama_1-APP

Journalist Kenji Takazawa provides an essential guide for your next photographic tour of Japan’s capital.

reviews

Genevieve Allison on Gillian Laub at Benrubi Gallery

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Laub_SR_Press-2

A review of Gillian Laub’s work, Southern Rites, which documents the residents of a Southern U.S. town that held racially segregated proms.

talks & interviews

Kathrin Sonntag On Her Installation, This Was Tomorrow Once

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Kathrin_2

Berlin-based artist Kathrin Sonntag was commissioned to create one of twelve new photography-based projects for RAY 2015.

aperture beat

Staff Picks: 7 Instagram Accounts We’re Following

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prior

Editors and staff at Aperture selected our favorite photography-related Instagram accounts, ranging from photographers to editors to public collections.

foundation news

At the Opening of Aperture: Photographs

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Aperture_Photographs_BlogRes_005_20150629

Photographers and friends of Aperture gathered at the 1285 Avenue of the Americas Art Gallery for the opening of Aperture: Photographs

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The PhotoBook Review: Collecting the Japanese Photobook, Part Two

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PBR8_031_KazumaOgawa_2

A conversation with Manfred Heiting from The PhotoBook Review 008.

featured

Images of Conviction at Le Bal, Paris

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1- Assassinat  M Canon 9 dÇcembre 1914 - YB8

Images of Conviction: The Construction of Visual Evidence presents ten case studies that demonstrate how photography and video have functioned in the evidence of death.

featured

Tonight: The BlowUp Hosts Live Storytelling Event in NYC

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Stefan_Ruiz

Presented and produced by the photography blog Feature Shoot, The Blow Up brings together a curated selection of influential photographers each telling the story.

summer open

Announcing the 2015 Summer Open

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Monika Sziladi, Untitled (Passing by), 2014

From over five hundred applicants, twenty-four photographers consider the ways in which our current reality might outpace outlandish narratives of science fiction.

reviews

Zoë Lescaze on Candida Höfer at Sean Kelly Gallery

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CH-8513 Deutsche Oper am Rhein Düsseldorf I 2012 (18x24)

A review of Candida Höfer’s recent show at Sean Kelly Gallery, New York.

aperture magazine

Takashi Homma’s Tokyo Obscura

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Tokyo, 2014

An excerpt from a portfolio in Aperture magazine #219, Summer 2015, “Tokyo.”

foundation news

Issue 10 of the Aperture Photography App Now Available

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2015_06_05_ApertureApp_Issue10

In Issue 10 readers will find a review of Hellen van Meene’s new photobook, a conversation with Manfred Heiting, and work from Takashi Homma

video

LaToya Ruby Frazier: Selected Works Walkthrough

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2015_06_09_LaToyaRubyFrazier_ArtistTalk_TitleCard_Edit

LaToya Ruby Frazier walks us through her exhibition, LaToya Ruby Frazier: Selected Works at Aperture gallery in New York.