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Mark Steinmetz: Photographing Civilization

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Images from the Mark Steinmetz-led weekend photography workshop at Aperture Foundation.

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Artist Talk: James Bridle (Video)

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Artist James Bridle on his project Dronestagram at Aperture Gallery.

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Richard Renaldi: Touching Strangers (Video)

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Richard Renaldi discusses Touching Strangers during an artist talk at Aperture Gallery on April 16, 2014.

portfolio

Pipe and Tie-Dye

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Image © and courtesy Matthew Spiegelman

A portfolio of images by Matthew Spiegelman from his new artist’s book Officioné.

talks & interviews

Into the Museum

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Adam O’Reilly sits down with Pierre Le Hors to discuss his residency and exhibit at the Camera Club of New York, March 19-April 12, 2014.

foundation news

2014 Guggenheim Fellows Announced

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Aperture congratulates 2014 Guggenheim Fellows Matthew Pillsbury, LaToya Ruby Frazier, Jason Fulford, and Gregory Halpern.

talks & interviews

After Monet’s Garden

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Aperture spoke with Miranda Lichtenstein about her upcoming exhibit of Polaroids on view at the Gallery at Hermès.

Notes on The Next Great Copyright Act

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Eugene Mopsik provides a dispatch from The Next Great Copyright Act conference at the Berkeley Center for Law & Technology.

summer open

Call for Entries is Now Closed!

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The entry period for the 2014 Aperture Summer Open is now closed. Thanks for entering!

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Erik Kessels on Hans Eijkelboom

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From the PhotoBook Review Issue 005, Erik Kessels celebrates an early work by Hans Eijeklboom.

talks & interviews

Expanding on Kitsch

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Christopher Schreck speaks with Sara Cwynar about her recent exhibit Falt Death at Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery.

foundation news

Touching Strangers Launch at Aperture Gallery

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Images from the private launch of Richard Renaldi’s Touching Strangers photobook and exhibition.

aperture magazine

Songs Left Out of Nan Goldin’s Ballad of Sexual Dependency

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Greil Marcus muses on the Soundtrack to Nan Goldin’s The Ballad of Sexual Dependency.