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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.

foundation news

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.

week in review

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.

foundation news

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.

foundation news

Recap: Prix Pictet: Power Closing Reception

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PrixPictet_1_22-29-of-1502_600

Images from the finissage of Prix Pictet: Power at Aperture Gallery.

week in review

Week in Review: 01.24.2014

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RH120624_SP0805_Olga1

The photography blogosphere’s most trending stories from the week ending January 24th, 2014.

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Edmund Clark and Jacqueline Hassink in Conversation (Video)

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Edmund-Clark

Edmund Clark and Jacqueline Hassink discuss the evolution of their photography on the occasion of Prix Pictet: Power.

foundation news

Recap: Show and Tell with Aperture Editors

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JE9A6233

A recap of Aperture’s members-only Show and Tell with Chris Boot, Lesley A. Martin, and Denise Wolff.

Week in Review: 01.17.2014

Image from the book This is Mars, photographs by NASA/MRO, by Xavier Barral, with texts by Alfred S. McEwen, Francis Rocard, and Nicolas Mangold (Aperture).
Image from the book This is Mars, photographs by NASA/MRO, by Xavier Barral, with texts by Alfred S. McEwen, Francis Rocard, and Nicolas Mangold (Aperture).

Aperture aggregates the photography blogosphere’s most trending posts from the week ending January 17th, 2014.

reviews

Cities, Real or Imagined: LagosPhoto 2013

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Cyrus-Kabiru_Mask_C-Stunners_2012_600

Bronwyn Law-Viljoen on the fourth iteration of the Nigeria-based international photography festival, LagosPhoto 2013.

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Martin Parr on
educator Corinne Noordenbos

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213MAG032_2007_coverC&CII_600

Martin Parr speaks about the wide-reaching influence of Dutch photography educator Corinne Noordenbos.