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On Robert Mapplethorpe’s Polaroids

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JE9A4708

From Aperture magazine #163: critic and philosopher Arthur C. Danto (d. 2013) wrote “Instant Gratification: Robert Mapplethorpe’s Polaroids 1970-1976″

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Sophie Hackett on Queer Looking

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218MAG191_Hackett-HR

Three decades ago Joan E. Biren crisscrossed the country with a slide show that told an alternative history of photography with lesbians as central protagonists.

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Ruben Lundgren / WassinkLundgren, on The Chinese Photobook

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Lundgren_Chinese_Photobook_Video

Ruben Lundgren of WassinkLundgren, cocurator of “The Chinese Photobook”, talks about the exhibit.

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On Aperture Magazine Collector’s Subscription Series

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Sherry-HR217MAG001_

Aperture magazine launches an exclusive opportunity for photography collectors to own work published in the pages of the magazine.

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On Physique Magazine Photography

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physique5

Alongside Aperture magazine #218, “Queer,” we look at this overlooked, often purposefully obscured, area of photographic history.

reviews

Seth Curcio on Janet Delaney: South of Market

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delaney 79_2nd_at_Market_St

Janet Delaney: South of Market gives a glimpse of a bygone San Francisco, before Silicon Valley and soaring rents defined the city

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Richard Meyer On the Term “Queer”

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Meyer2_Roysdon-HR

Vince Aletti, Richard Meyer, and Catherine Opie reflect on the term queer and its relationship with photography

talks & interviews

Doug DuBois on Kickstarting My Last Day at Seventeen

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DDB_021_IRE_11_12-3

This month Aperture launched a Kickstarter campaign to ensure the publication of My Last Day at Seventeen by Doug DuBois.

Aperture Beat: Aperture magazine “Queer” Issue Launches with Ren Hang Solo Show

Ren Hang at the opening of "Night and Day" at Capricious 88. Photograph by Max Mikulecky
Ren Hang at the opening of "Night and Day" at Capricious 88. Photograph by Max Mikulecky

Ren Hang’s first New York solo exhibition opens at Capricious 88 with the launch of the “Queer” issue of Aperture Magazine

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Sama Alshaibi: Sand Rushes In

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Sama_alshaibi_WP

Sama Alshaibi talks about her newest photobook, “Sand Rushes In” where she explores the landscape of conflict in North Africa and West Asia.

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Gay Semiotics Revisited

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44_Semiotics-lowres

For Aperture magazine #218, Spring 2015, “Queer,” Hal Fischer revisited his seminal 1977 photo-text.

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A Look Inside The Chinese Photobook

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54e50f62c873d97ea7795057

The new exhibition at Aperture gallery explores the history of the Chinese photobook in the twentieth century.

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Artist Talk: Erica Baum

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baum_featured

Erica Baum discusses her photographs of found words and imagery at Aperture gallery.