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Geoff Dyer & Janet Malcolm on Photography and Writing

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shipfeatured

Geoff Dyer and Janet Malcolm correspond about their practices as writers on photography.

summer open

Aperture Summer Open
Call for Entries is now Open!

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Summer_Open_Featured

Announcing our 2015 Summer Open Exhibition, “Black Mirror.” Deadline for entry is April 8.

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Cruising and Transcendence in the Photographs of Minor White

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Writer and curator Kevin Moore on Aperture‘s founding editor Minor White’s convoluted relationship with photography and sexuality.

foundation news

Call for entries: Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson’s HCB Award 2015

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Announcing the HCB Award 2015, presented by the Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson in partnership with Aperture Foundation.

remembrance

Remembering Robert Anthoine (1921-2015)

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Editor-in-chief Melissa Harris remembers Robert Anthoine, who served on the Board of Aperture Foundation.

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Amy Elkins and Jona Frank at De Soto Gallery

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Kyle

An exhibition at De Soto Gallery in Los Angeles features portraits of young dancers and boxers.

talks & interviews

War photographers and reporters on “Telling Afghanistan”

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At the Brooklyn Brewery, a group of photographers and reporters explored why they report on war.

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Liz Deschenes at the Walker Art Center

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A new installation of photograms and digital prints by Liz Deschenes occupies a floor of the Walker Art Center.

Aperture Congratulates LaToya Ruby Frazier

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LRF_feat

A look at the remarkable year of “The Notion of Family” photographer LaToya Ruby Frazier.

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Joe Purdy Visits Aperture (Video)

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Purdy_Featured

Musician Joe Purdy fills us in on his recent trip with Alec Soth, Billy Bragg, and Isaac Gale, and where they’re headed next.

The 2014 Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards Exhibitions

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Shortlist_ex_rotator

A look at the 2014 Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards Short List exhibitions, from New York to Tokyo.

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Gordon Parks “Back to Fort Scott” Opens at MFA Boston

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04. Untitled, St. Louis, Missouri

A new exhibition at the MFA, Boston, sheds light on a forgotten photo essay by Gordon Parks from 1950.

Aperture Magazine Live at the National Arts Club: the Lit Issue

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Lit_Panel_featured

Aperture magazine hosted a night of photography and literature at the National Arts Club.