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Report from the Shanghai Center of Photography

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scop photos

The newly opened Shanghai Center of Photography promises an ambitious array of photography exhibitions in its inaugural year.

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Inside Aperture’s Spring Patron Cocktail Event

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Patron_CocktailParty_1_20150608

Aperture Patrons, board members, and photographers Jeff Chien-Hsing Liao and Scout Tufankjian gathered for the second annual Spring Patron Cocktail Party.

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On Philip Gefter’s Wagstaff: Before and After Mapplethorpe

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PBR8_GefterWagstaff

Philip Gefter’s new biography of Sam Wagstaff examines the life of the influential curator and collector, and his romantic relationship with Robert Mapplethorpe.

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Magazine Work

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219MAG496_Magazine_ShahinJidai-HR

In the new issue of Aperture magazine, Tokyo-based curator Ivan Vartanian offers a look through the pages of the popular magazines of the ’60s, ’70s, and ’80s.

foundation news

Issue 9 of the Aperture Photography App Now Available

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2015_06_05_ApertureApp_Issue9

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

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Review: On Max Pinckers’s Will They Sing Like Raindrops or Leave Me Thirsty

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PBR8_021_MaxPinkers_4

Mira Jacob reviews Max Pinckers’s self-published photobook, “Will They Sing Like Raindrops or Leave Me Thirsty”

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On Nick Waplington/Alexander McQueen: Working Process at Tate Britain

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Waplington 2

Tate Britain’s first-ever exhibition to focus on a living photographer features the work of Nick Waplington

remembrance

Remembering Mary Ellen Mark, 1940–2015

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Mary Ellen Mark, date unknown (photo by Eileen Lottman)

Mary Ellen Mark’s life and work remembered by Melissa Harris and those who worked closely with her.

aperture beat

Behind the Scenes of Emmet Gowin at the Morgan Library and Museum

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2. Gowin Edith and Elijah

Joel Smith on curating Hidden Likeness, a show of Emmet Gowin’s photographs paired with selections made from the Morgan Library and Museum’s vast holdings.

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Kikuji Kawada in conversation with Ryuichi Kaneko

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219MAG684_Kawada-HR-Replacement copy

An excerpt from a conversation focusing on Kawada’s early career and the making of The Map.

foundation news

Issue 8 of the Aperture Photography App Now Available

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Aperture_App_Issue8

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

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If You Came Here to Have Fun, You Will

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PBR8_194

Jason Fulford and Aperture editor Denise Wolff discussed the parallel lives of a book through its events, and the event as intersection of artist and viewer.

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Tokyo
Aperture #219 – Editors’ Note

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Takashi Homma Crop

Aperture magazine’s editors on our Summer 2015 issue and the vast photography landscape in Tokyo.