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How have West Coast photographers subverted the mythology of California?
Renowned travel writers and editors on the photographs that transport them
In Istanbul’s photography scene, the anxious aftermath of a violent year.
From student demonstrations to farmers in revolt, Kazuo Kitai captured the social tumult of 1960s Japan.
A new exhibition in Seattle explores the ambiguity of what is yet to come
The civil rights-era photographs of Louis Draper and Leonard Freed shed light on the complex lives of African Americans.
In the first of an ongoing series of interviews about Japanese photography with Tsuyoshi Ito, Curator Simon Baker discusses the radical new vision of the 1960s.
Drawing inspiration from Walker Evans, Stephen Hilger photographed a city’s disappearing neighborhood.
On February 28, Aperture Connect Members came together at the studio of visual artist Wardell Milan for their first meetup of 2017
A former Riot Girrl, Becca Albee’s photography unpacks the politics of color.
From coalitions to exhibitions, here’s how artists and institutions are making their voices heard.
An homage to the city that launched the first issue of Aperture magazine in 1952.
What is the role of the photographer in our new political order? Seven visionaries respond.
When Fidel Castro died in November, photographer Noah Friedman-Rudovsky followed the final journey of Cuba’s comandante.
An early platform for lesbian photography, On Our Backs was instrumental in shaping a culture of desire.
Aperture remembers the surprising, defiant work of the Chinese photographer, whose playful vision cleverly pushed the limits of self expression.
The four artists in Torrent Tea are redefining narratives of Black and Queer bodies on the Internet.
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