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“What Is a Photograph?”

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Jacob King reviews “What is a Photograph?”, on view at International Center of Photography through May 4, 2014.

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Documentary Expanded: Interventions in Social Media (Video)

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Basetrack81

Susan Meiselas in Conversation with Lev Manovich and Teru Kuwayama at Aperture Gallery.

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Elinor Carucci: Mother (Video)

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mother

Elinor Carucci on her latest book, Mother at Aperture Gallery.

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Matthew Pillsbury: City Stages

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Image © Katie Booth

Images from the opening reception of City Stages: Photographs by Matthew Pillsbury.

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Tom Sandberg: Photographs 1989–2006

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TomSandberg_188_600

In memory of Tom Sandberg, Aperture republishes Carlo McCormick’s review of his 2007 P.S.1/ MoMA exhibition.

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Announcing the finalists for the 2014 Aperture Portfolio Prize!

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"Carry Me Ohio"

We’re pleased to announce the five finalists for the 2014 Aperture Portfolio Prize!

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Aperture #214—Editors’ Note

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214MAG060_ZENG_20120408iiyy_004

Editors’ note from Aperture magazine #214, “Documentary, Expanded”.

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Our Collective Invention

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213MAG068_NASA PIC FROM A.PARIS 2_600

Joel Smith considers the ever-expanding domain of photography history.

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Artist Talk: Sandy Kim (Video)

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New York-based photographer Sandy Kim presents an illustrated slideshow on her life in photography and recent work.

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The Aperture Summer Open is now accepting entries!

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2014_02_12b_SummerOpen_300px (1)-4 (dragged)

Entries for the 2014 Aperture Summer Open will be accepted from Friday, February 14, 2014 until Wednesday, April 9, 2014.

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Mary Statzer on
Photography into Sculpture,
New York, 1970

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ISSUE213_P029-060_UNCOATED-dragged_600

Mary Statzer on Peter Bunnell’s 1970 MoMA exhibition, Photography into Sculpture.

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Week in Review: 01.31.2014

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WIAP-3_Breuer_Untitled-(C-1189)

Aperture aggregates the photography blogosphere’s most trending stories from the week of January 31, 2014.

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Best of Aperture: PhotoBooks in 2013

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ametsuchi_cover

The publication, stories and lists that celebrated the best of Aperture books at year’s end.