Posts from the ‘Exhibition’ Category

The Photographer’s Playspace

                                                                                                      Curated by Christopher McCall of Pier 24 Photography Opening Reception: Wednesday, November 19, 7:00–8:30 p.m. The Photographer’s Playspace features twenty photographers who have created new works in response to assignments from the Aperture book The Photographer’s Playbook: 307 Assignments and Ideas, a recently published compilation designed to inspire fresh perspectives in…

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The New York Times Magazine Photographs

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                                                                                                                            Curated by Kathy Ryan and Lesley A. Martin Opening Reception: Wednesday, September 17, 7:00–8:30 p.m. For over thirty years, the weekly New York Times Magazine has shaped the possibilities of magazine photography through its commissioning and publishing of…

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Paul Strand, Hazel Strand

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                                                  In Aperture Gallery’s Board Room To coincide with the retrospective exhibition Paul Strand: Master of Modern Photography (October 21, 2014–January 4, 2015) at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Aperture presents Paul Strand, Hazel Strand. For this exhibition, Anthony Montoya, former longtime director of the Paul Strand Archive, has selected over fifty works by both photographers. The photographs are a reflection of the couple’s relationship, taken during their travels to France, Italy, Egypt, Morocco, Ghana, and Scotland. For each of these sojourns, Hazel began by…

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Amy Elkins, Winner of the 2014 Aperture Portfolio Prize

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                                                                                                                                                                                                       …

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The 2014 Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards Short List

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                                                                                                    In Aperture Gallery’s Board Room Opening reception: Saturday, December 13, during the Aperture Holiday Book Bazaar Initiated in November 2011 by Aperture Foundation and Paris Photo, the Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards celebrate the photobook’s contribution to the evolving narrative of photography, with prizes in three categories. The initial short-list selection was made by…

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Highlights: Aperture at Rencontres d’Arles 2014

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A look back on the Rencontres d’Arles festival, and Aperture’s ‘The Chinese Photobook’ exhibition.

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Aperture Summer Open

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                                                                                                                                                        Opening Reception: Thursday, July 17, 6:00–8:00 p.m. 103 prints. 33 series of photographs. The work of 97 photographers. Selected from 860 submissions by Chris…

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The Sochi Project: An Atlas of War and Tourism in the Caucasus

  Conversation and book signing at UnionDocs: Friday, May 30, 7:30 p.m. Workshop: DIY Storytelling: Saturday & Sunday, May 31-June 1, 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Conversation and book signing: Tuesday, June 3, 6:30 p.m. Opening Reception: Wednesday, June 4, 7:00–8:30 p.m. Rob Hornstra and Arnold van Bruggen have been working together since 2009 to tell the story of Sochi, Russia, site of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games. They have returned repeatedly to this region as committed practitioners of “slow journalism,” establishing a solid foundation of research on and engagement with this small yet incredibly complicated place before it found itself in…

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Looking at Me, Looking at You, Looking at Us

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  Digital technology has altered the communications landscape, including the role visual imagery plays in our lives. In many ways this digital revolution has complicated the story of photography, and in some ways it has simplified it: with some 350 million images uploaded to Facebook every day, everyone is a photographer now. Visual imagery dominates our networks and media platforms to such an extent that, in a wired world, it will be the visually literate among us who will be the most effective communicators. Human beings depend upon sight for the largest portion of their sensory learning, and visual literacy…

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