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LaToya Ruby Frazier’s Curriculum

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219MAG765_SweetFlypaper-HR

For Aperture’s Summer 2015 issue, the editors asked Frazier to discuss readings and works of art that have informed her thinking.

foundation news

Issue 7 of the Aperture Photography App is Now Available

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2015_04_24_ApertureApp_Issue7_CS5_Blog

The new issue of the Aperture Photography App is now available to download on your iOS device.

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David Wojnarowicz and Nan Goldin

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WOJ_084_DW at Home

From Aperture Magazine #147: David Wojnarowicz and Nan Goldin sat down to talk about record, memory, and the evolution of their work.

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Collecting the Japanese Photobook

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CollectingJapanesePhotobook

Ivan Vartanian spoke to Ryuichi Kaneko about how he became one of the first and most enduring champions of the Japanese photobook.

foundation news

Inside the Aperture Spring Party

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Spring_Party_2015_254

The Aperture Spring Party: Moving Mountains drew more than 250 guests to the Aperture Foundation in Chelsea, New York.

reviews

London Exhibitions of Photographers’ Collections

Installation view of Simon Fujiwara's curated section at Hayward Gallery, History Is Now- 7 Artists Take On Britain. Photo Linda Nylind
Installation view of Simon Fujiwara's curated section at Hayward Gallery, History Is Now- 7 Artists Take On Britain. Photo Linda Nylind

Two exhibitions highlight collections of art and oddities belonging to some of today’s most prominent photographers.

essays

Lynne Tillman on Brush Fires in the Social Landscape

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WOJ_047_Where I'll Go

In this excerpt from Brush Fires in the Social Landscape, Lynne Tillman reflects on the work and life of David Wojnarowicz

foundation news

Issue 6 of the Aperture Photography App is Now Available

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2015_04_24_ApertureApp_Issue6_CS5-01

Download Issue 6 of the new Aperture Photography App.

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Nakahira’s Circulation

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219MAG663_NakahiraCirc

In the “Tokyo” issue of “Aperture” magazine available in May, curator Matthew S. Witkovsky unpacks Nakahira’s landmark photo-installation Circulation.

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Late April Readings on Photography

Penelope Umbrico's photographs installed at Aperture's Spring Party on April 17.
Penelope Umbrico's photographs installed at Aperture's Spring Party on April 17.

The Aperture staff shares what we have been reading about photography.

Announcing the New Issue of The PhotoBook Review

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2015_04_08_PBR_008_CoverBlog

The Spring 2015 issue of The PhotoBook Review, Aperture’s biannual journal dedicated to the consideration of the photobook, is out now.

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Zanele Muholi’s Faces & Phases

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218MAG174_Muholi-HR

A conversation with the Johannesburg-based photographer about photography and activism, her latest series, Black Beauties, and her influences.

talks & interviews

Lucas Foglia on “Human-Altered Landscapes”

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LucasFoglia_FRONTCOUNTRY_59

Lucas Foglia on photographing the transformation of the American west.