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Whether investigations originate in the nineteenth, twentieth, or twenty-first century, the desire to lay bare the unknown is perpetual.
Lisa Oppenheim teases apart the individual steps of picture-making, wringing from the medium’s technical apparatus a surprisingly broad range of meanings.
Photographer Anne Hardy speaks about her new exhibition of photographs and sculptures at Maureen Paley, London.
In this interview, photojournalist Michael Kamber discusses his new book Photojournalists on War: The Untold Stories from Iraq.
Scott Williams and Henrik Kubel document their time on press in Germany with Aperture magazine’s Spring 2013 issue.
Two short excerpts from MoMA curator Eva Respini’s conversation with photographer James Welling in the artist’s new Aperture book.
An interview with photographer Laura Letinsky, who has explored the expressive possibilities of still-life photography for fifteen years.
Interview with a founder of the London-based graphic design studio responsible for Aperture magazine’s dramatic redesign.
Isabel Stevens reviews Dayanita Singh: File Museum, an exhibition of a new work at Frith Street Gallery, London.
An exhibition of Daido Moriyama’s vintage prints is on display at Galerie Bob van Orsouw in Zurich, on view through February 23, 2013.
From Aperture 208, Lesley A. Martin discusses the late Shomei Tomatsu’s photographs of Okinawa.
Isabel Stevens reviews Everything Was Moving: Photography from the 60s and 70s at the Barbican Art Gallery, London.
Vik Muniz offers a rare tour of his studio exclusively for Aperture Patrons.
The end of 2012 was a sad one for the photography community with the loss of Trolley Books publisher Gigi Giannuzzi.
The cover of Aperture’s Spring 2013 issue is a detail from a photograph by artist Christopher Williams.
Fourteen shows consider how the camera, rather than just being an instrument of mediation, might sometimes take hold of reality instead.
The Aperture Portfolio Prize 2013 contest is now open for submissions.
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