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The story of Hercule Florence, who invented an early form of photography in Brazil while studying the Amazon's birdsong.
Ellie Armon Azoulay on the Henri Cartier-Bresson retrospective at the Centre Pompidou.
Jacob King considers Chinese artist Ai WeiWei's Brooklyn Museum show and his photographic practice, ranging from his work in the '80s to his current Instagram presence.
Diana C. Stoll on Remote Sites of War at Western Carolina University’s Fine Art Museum.
Philip Gefter speaks with Museum of Modern Art’s new chief curator of photography, Quentin Bajac.
Brian Dillon considers the diverse, eccentric collection of photography at London’s Archive of Modern Conflict.
In memory of painter and photographer Saul Leiter, Aperture republishes Eric Banks’s article about his visit with Leiter in his East Village studio.
Photographer Carlos Spottorno speaks with Read That Image during Paris Photo Fair 2013.
Matthew Pillsbury speaks with French Geographer Michel Lussault about work from his recent series, City Stages.
Chinese photographer Shen Wei speaks about work from his recent series I Miss You Already.
Isabel Stevens reviews Still: American Silent Motion Picture Photography, David S. Shields’s survey of American photography from cinema’s silent era.
JH Engström discusses work from his most recent publication, Sketch of Paris (Aperture, 2013).
Editors’ note from the Winter 2013 issue of Aperture magazine, “Photography As You Don’t Know It.”
PhotoBook Awards 2013 winners were announced November 15 at Paris Photo.
Sculptor Christopher Kurtz reflects on the early influence of Aperture magazine on his life and career.
Visible White photography competition explores new tendencies in contemporary, artistic portrait photography.
Join us at Paris Photo for book signings and the announcement of the winners of The Paris Photo–Aperture PhotoBook Awards.
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