Clicky

Aperture

Aperture http://www.aperture.org In response to COVID-19, Aperture’s gallery and bookstore will be temporarily closed for 2020.

Aperture, a not-for-profit foundation, connects the photo community and its audiences with the most inspiring work, the sharpest ideas, and with each other—in print, in person, and online. Check back for information on our exciting new future.

Operating as usual

Legendary photographers. Iconic monographs. Thought-provoking essay books. Here is Aperture's ultimate guide to the best...
11/25/2022
28 Essential Photobooks for Everyone on Your Holiday Gift List

Legendary photographers. Iconic monographs. Thought-provoking essay books. Here is Aperture's ultimate guide to the best photobooks to give this holiday season.

Legendary photographers. Iconic monographs. Thought-provoking essay books. Here is Aperture's ultimate guide to the best photobooks to give this holiday season

From his time photographing suburban landscapes in Atlanta, Georgia, to his role in the New York punk scenes of the ‘70s...
11/20/2022

From his time photographing suburban landscapes in Atlanta, Georgia, to his role in the New York punk scenes of the ‘70s and ‘80s, Jimmy DeSana conveyed the radical spirit of his era through an irreverent critique of the American Dream and its images.

“Jimmy DeSana: Submission” is the first museum survey of this pioneering, yet underrecognized figure in the histories of photography, New York City, and LGBTQ artists. On view at Brooklyn Museum through April 23, 2022. http://ow.ly/gtfy50LJ77U

Announcing the winners of the 2022 PhotoBook Awards!✨ Celebrating the evolving narrative of the photobook, Aperture and ...
11/11/2022
Announcing the Winners of the 2022 PhotoBook Awards

Announcing the winners of the 2022 PhotoBook Awards!✨ Celebrating the evolving narrative of the photobook, Aperture and Paris Photo Fair present this year’s winning titles.

Celebrating the evolving narrative of the photobook, Aperture and Paris Photo present this year’s winning titles.

A new exhibition by Muus, “Rosalind Fox Solomon: The Early Work,” showcases one of Solomon’s earliest projects devoted t...
11/07/2022

A new exhibition by Muus, “Rosalind Fox Solomon: The Early Work,” showcases one of Solomon’s earliest projects devoted to Scottsboro Alabama’s First Monday market.

Taken between the years 1972 and 1976, Solomon regularly attended the flea market and began to photograph it, first focusing her lens on broken dolls, then on vendors, and finally on other frequenters of the market.

On view at Paris Photo Fair from November 11–13. http://ow.ly/e6LK50LwzHN

Marcus Leatherdale photographed the stars of the city’s downtown scene, masterfully incorporating the myth and melodrama...
11/01/2022
The Punk Portraitist of New York’s Underground

Marcus Leatherdale photographed the stars of the city’s downtown scene, masterfully incorporating the myth and melodrama of the 1980s.

Marcus Leatherdale’s portraits captured figures that defined downtown in the 1980s. Looking back, they still convey the mythology and melodrama of the time.

With visual verve and curatorial energy, the exhibitions in the latest edition of FotoFocus ask how artists can depict a...
10/30/2022
A Compelling Biennial in Cincinnati Pictures the Earth in Crisis

With visual verve and curatorial energy, the exhibitions in the latest edition of FotoFocus ask how artists can depict and inspire change in unprecedented times.

With visual verve and curatorial energy, the photography exhibitions in FotoFocus ask how artists can depict and inspire change in unprecedented times.

In this series of collages, Hank Willis Thomas draws on stories from Aperture in the 2010s, a decade during which lookin...
10/28/2022
Hank Willis Thomas’s Tribute the Photographers Who Inspired His Vision

In this series of collages, Hank Willis Thomas draws on stories from Aperture in the 2010s, a decade during which looking back was as vital as looking forward.

In this series of collages, Thomas draws on stories from Aperture in the 2010s, a decade during which looking back was as vital as looking forward.

A new book, "Revolution Is Love: A Year of Black Trans Liberation" (Aperture, 2022), remembers the movement through phot...
10/24/2022
The story behind 2020’s revolutionary Stonewall Protests

A new book, "Revolution Is Love: A Year of Black Trans Liberation" (Aperture, 2022), remembers the movement through photos, essays and interviews. Now, read an excerpt from the volume on Dazed.

A new book, titled Revolution Is Love: A Year of Black Trans Liberation, remembers the movement through photos, essays and interviews – read an excerpt here

On the anniversary of the groundbreaking 1972 posthumous retrospective and monograph, Sarah Meister looks back at five l...
10/13/2022
5 Facts about Diane Arbus, Fifty Years Later

On the anniversary of the groundbreaking 1972 posthumous retrospective and monograph, Sarah Meister looks back at five lesser-known details from Arbus’s life and career.

On the anniversary of the groundbreaking 1972 posthumous retrospective and monograph, a look back at five lesser-known details from Arbus's life and career.

In stirring portraits of his family, Mark Steinmetz recalls the enduring influence of a 1980s issue of Aperture about mo...
10/11/2022
Mark Steinmetz Portrays the Gestures of Love between Mother and Daughter

In stirring portraits of his family, Mark Steinmetz recalls the enduring influence of a 1980s issue of Aperture about mother-daughter relationships.

In stirring portraits of his family, Steinmetz recalls the enduring influence of a 1980s issue of Aperture about mother-daughter relationships.

These previously unpublished selections of 35mm slides confirm and extend the stubborn singularity of Saul Leiter’s colo...
10/08/2022
Saul Leiter's Ravishing Color Photographs of New York

These previously unpublished selections of 35mm slides confirm and extend the stubborn singularity of Saul Leiter’s color language.

These previously unpublished selections of 35mm slides confirm and extend the stubborn singularity of Leiter’s color language.

Announcing the 2022 Paris Photo Fair–Aperture PhotoBook Awards Shortlist ✨Celebrating the evolving narrative of the phot...
10/03/2022
Announcing the 2022 PhotoBook Awards Shortlist

Announcing the 2022 Paris Photo Fair–Aperture PhotoBook Awards Shortlist ✨Celebrating the evolving narrative of the photobook, see the 35 shortlisted titles.

Celebrating the evolving narrative of the photobook, see the 35 shortlisted titles for this year’s Paris Photo–Aperture PhotoBook Awards.

Capturing the cultural grain of the times, artists from Ralph Eugene Meatyard to William Eggleston carefully navigated t...
09/29/2022
How Photographers in the 1970s Redefined the Medium

Capturing the cultural grain of the times, artists from Ralph Eugene Meatyard to William Eggleston carefully navigated the shifting lines between tradition and transformation.

Capturing the grain of the times, artists from Ralph Eugene Meatyard to William Eggleston navigated the lines between tradition and transformation.

A prolific chronicler of the Beat Generation writers in New York and San Francisco, James O. Mitchell also photographed ...
09/20/2022
A Long Overdue Look at James O. Mitchell’s Expressive and Evocative Portraits

A prolific chronicler of the Beat Generation writers in New York and San Francisco, James O. Mitchell also photographed Harlem street scenes and Black beauty shops. Why has his impressive body of work remained unknown?

A prolific chronicler of the Beat Generation writers in New York and San Francisco, Mitchell also photographed Harlem street scenes and Black beauty shops. Why has his impressive body of work remained unknown?

Opening summer 2024, Aperture's new space will become a hub for public engagement and collaboration with flexible spaces...
09/18/2022
Aperture Foundation Lands a New Headquarters

Opening summer 2024, Aperture's new space will become a hub for public engagement and collaboration with flexible spaces for programming and re-imagined office and production areas. via The New York Times

The nonprofit photography organization will relocate in 2024, to offices across from the American Museum of Natural History, with greater visibility.

On the occasion of William Klein's passing on September 10, 2022 we revisit a 2015 interview with the great photographer...
09/12/2022
William Klein Dreams in Black and White

On the occasion of William Klein's passing on September 10, 2022 we revisit a 2015 interview with the great photographer about his remarkable career in photography and film.

In a 2015 interview, the great photographer speaks about his remarkable career in photography and film.

In Aperture’s Seventy x Seventy Sale, Stephen Shore, Graciela Iturbide, Tyler Mitchell, and more offer prints from their...
09/11/2022
17 Photographers Reflect on Key Images for Aperture's Seventieth Anniversary

In Aperture’s Seventy x Seventy Sale, Stephen Shore, Graciela Iturbide, Tyler Mitchell, and more offer prints from their history with Aperture—ranging from the classic to the contemporary.

In Aperture's Seventy x Seventy Sale, Stephen Shore, Graciela Iturbide, Tyler Mitchell, and more offer prints from their history with Aperture—ranging from the classic to the contemporary.

For Wolfgang Tillmans, whose work is the subject of a major new retrospective, art prompts us to reflect on political an...
09/09/2022
Wolfgang Tillmans’s Democratic Vision of Photography

For Wolfgang Tillmans, whose work is the subject of a major new retrospective, art prompts us to reflect on political and social realities while also making us feel safe and loved.

For Tillmans, art prompts us to reflect on political and social realities while also making us feel safe and loved.

This month, Aperture marks seventy years since its founding in 1952. In celebration of this anniversary, we’re kicking o...
09/07/2022

This month, Aperture marks seventy years since its founding in 1952. In celebration of this anniversary, we’re kicking off Seventy x Seventy—a special limited-edition print sale bringing together original works by seventy artists, available in editions of seventy for $250 each.

Through September 30, collect these signed or estate-stamped, 8-by-10-inch prints by some of the most celebrated and influential photographers in the history of the medium, with proceeds directly supporting Aperture and the artists.

Shop the full sale now: https://bit.ly/3BmWyZ2

Images © Stephen Shore; Kwame Brathwaite, courtesy of the Kwame Brathwaite Archive; Susan Meiselas/Magnum Photos

Imbued with poetic ambiguity, Graciela Iturbide’s photographs employ a deeply personal vision, all while reflecting her ...
08/31/2022

Imbued with poetic ambiguity, Graciela Iturbide’s photographs employ a deeply personal vision, all while reflecting her subjects’ rich cultural backgrounds.

Newly released, "Graciela Iturbide on Dreams, Symbols, and Imagination" (Aperture, 2022) is the latest installment of Aperture's Photography Workshop series.

Available here: http://ow.ly/9L2a50KriKH

From a new volume on Dayanita Singh’s expansive practice to Trent Parke’s journey across north Indian countryside—we ask...
08/25/2022
8 Photobooks Aperture's Editors Are Reading This Summer

From a new volume on Dayanita Singh’s expansive practice to Trent Parke’s journey across north Indian countryside—we asked our editors what photobooks they’re diving into this summer.

From a new volume on Dayanita Singh's expansive practice to Trent Parke's journey across north Indian countryside—we asked our editors what photobooks they're diving into this summer.

08/23/2022
Explore Aperture's Fall 2022 Books

Explore Aperture’s Fall 2022 season of photobooks—from gorgeous reissues of Diane Arbus’s “Revelations” and August Sander’s “People of the 20th Century” to new monographs featuring never-before-seen work by multimedia artist Bettina Grossman and Cree artist Kimowan Metchewais, and more.

Visit aperture.org/fall22 to view the full season.

Balancing s*x appeal with soul-gazing pathos, Dorian Ulises López Macías makes portraits that capture the range of Mexic...
08/13/2022
The Photographer Redefining Male Beauty in Mexico

Balancing s*x appeal with soul-gazing pathos, Dorian Ulises López Macías makes portraits that capture the range of Mexico’s dark-skinned majority.

Balancing s*x appeal with soul-gazing pathos, Dorian Ulises López Macías makes portraits that capture the range of Mexico's dark-skinned majority.

From the Archive: In 1986, Judith Black photographed her family as they drove across the United States, recording the to...
08/04/2022
Judith Black's All-American Summer Vacation

From the Archive: In 1986, Judith Black photographed her family as they drove across the United States, recording the touchstones of life with intimate precision.

In 1986, Black photographed her family as they drove across the United States, recording the touchstones of life with intimate precision.

Address

547 W 27th Street, 4th Floor
New York, NY
10001

Alerts

Be the first to know and let us send you an email when Aperture posts news and promotions. Your email address will not be used for any other purpose, and you can unsubscribe at any time.

Contact The Business

Send a message to Aperture:

Videos

Category

Nearby media companies


Other Magazines in New York

Show All

Comments

congrats Dana
and best of luck to the exhibition in Amsterdam
x

Other Magazines in New York (show all)

Accessories Magazine SAVEUR  Magazine Mann Publications Monthly Review Inked Magazine New York Archives Magazine MR Magazine / MR-Mag.com Minority Nurse Magazine Pet Business Magazine First Things Offshore Engineer Magazine Gearhead Gotham Magazine The Magazine Antiques Elite Traveler