Posts from the ‘Exhibition’ Category

Prix Pictet: Power

  Opening Reception: Thursday, December 5, 6:00–8:00 p.m. Prix Pictet, the global award in photography and sustainability, has chosen Power as the theme for its fourth cycle. As a theme, Power has enormous creative reach, embracing both hope and despair in equal measure. Over two hundred nominators worldwide recommended almost 650 photographers from seventy-six countries, many of whom presented images that are both awe-inspiring and disturbing. French photographer Luc Delahaye is this year’s winner. The short list includes photographers Robert Adams (United States), Daniel Beltrá (Spain/United States), Mohamed Bourouissa (Algeria/France), Philippe Chancel (France), Edmund Clark (United Kingdom), Carl De Keyzer…

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The Paris Photo–Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards Short List

  Opening event: Saturday, December 14, 12:30–6:00 p.m. 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 two categories: First PhotoBook and PhotoBook of the Year. A01 [COD.19.1.1.43] — A27 [S | COD.23] by Rosângela Rennó (self-published) is the 2013 PhotoBook of the Year, and KARMA by Óscar Monzón (RVB Books/Dalpine) is the winner in the First PhotoBook category. Special jury recognition was given to War/Photography: Images of Armed Conflict and Its Aftermath, edited by Anne…

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Ametsuchi, photographs by Rinko Kawauchi

  Talk and book signing: Monday, September 16, 6:30 pm   Opening Reception: Tuesday, September 17, 7:00–8:30 pm   Aperture is pleased to present Ametsuchi, Rinko Kawauchi’s latest work, in which she shifts her attention from the micro to the macro. The exhibition is presented in conjunction with the book released by Aperture in spring 2013. The title is comprised of two Japanese characters meaning “heaven and earth,” and is taken from the title of one of the oldest pangrams in Japanese—a chant in which each character of the Japanese syllabary is used. In Ametsuchi, Kawauchi brings together images of…

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Bryan Schutmaat: Grays the Mountain Sends

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  Opening Reception: Tuesday, September 17, 7:00–8:30 pm   Aperture Foundation presents Grays the Mountain Sends, an exhibition of photographs by Bryan Schutmaat, the 2013 Aperture Portfolio Prize Winner. The purpose of the Aperture Portfolio Prize is to identify trends in contemporary photography and highlight artists whose work deserves greater recognition. When choosing the first-prize winner and runners-up, Aperture’s editorial and curatorial staff look for innovative bodies of work that haven’t been widely seen in major publications or exhibition venues. This year, Aperture’s staff reviewed close to one thousand portfolio-prize entries. The challenge was to select one top prize and…

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Looking at Me, Looking at You, Looking at Us

                      Opening Reception: Saturday, April 26, 10:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.   The camera is an instrument that teaches people how to see without a camera. —Dorothea Lange, Aperture cofounder Looking at Me, Looking at You, Looking at Us is an exhibition of photographs and photobooks by students from the Grand St. Settlement and Hudson Guild Beacon Community Centers. The exhibition is the culmination of a new visual-literacy curriculum implemented through Aperture’s Community Education Partnerships. The program uses photography to teach students how to understand images, while developing strong critical-thinking and problem-solving skills….

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Shannon: New Work by the 2013 Graduates of the Yale University School of Art Photography Program

  Opening Reception: Thursday, July 18, 6:00–8:00pm Shannon is presented by the 2013 MFA Graduates of the Yale School of Art Photography Program: Marzena Abrahamik, Endia Beal, Elizabeth Bick, Johanna Case-Hofemeister, Tommy Kha, Michael Marcelle, Sophie Ruspoli, Justin Schmitz, Sadie Wechsler, and Rick Yribe. Aperture Foundation is pleased to host this group exhibition as part of its commitment to emerging photographers. This is the graduates’ collective artist statement: Shannon is a collective consciousness, muse, and unifier between artists who have profoundly impacted one another. Shannon is a creation by ten classmates, recent graduates of the Yale MFA Photography program, as a…

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Jason Evans: Monkey Face: Pictures for looking at, drawing for photography

Jason Evans’s photographs circulate in many worlds, from fashion magazines and websites to record covers and museums, and he’s often interested in subverting the conventions of the genres and venues in which he works. Such is the case with this portfolio of seventeen images, which is the first such series Evans has created for photography collectors.

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Martin Parr: Life’s a Beach

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Installation shot at Aperture Gallery, New York (credit: Photo315).
Installation shot at Aperture Gallery, New York (credit: Photo315).

In conjunction with the May release of the beach-bag-size edition of Life’s a Beach, Aperture is pleased to present an exhibition featuring the best selections from Martin Parr’s beach photography. Parr has been photographing beaches for thirty years, documenting all aspects of them, including close-ups of sunbathers, rambunctious swimmers caught mid-plunge, and the eternal sandy picnic underway.

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101 Tragedies of Enrique Metinides

Installation shot at Aperture Gallery, New York
Installation shot at Aperture Gallery, New York

101 Tragedies of Enrique Metinides is Enrique Metinides’s choice of the key images from over fifty years of photographing crime scenes and accidents in Mexico for local newspapers and the nota roja crime press.

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