An artist and humanist, Carmi exposed the public to the realities of marginalized communities, from dockworkers to sex workers.
The creative exchange between two titans gave clothing a voice of its own.
An impassioned activist and fearless documentarian, Letizia Battaglia lived by the heart and the camera.
An early staff member of Aperture in the 1950s, the eminent historian and curator was a guiding light in the medium for over sixty-five years.
The curator and author was a touchstone in photography, publishing essential volumes about the medium’s history and the contributions of women artists.
Susan Meiselas, Alec Soth, Nan Goldin, and others reflect on the life and work of a legendary photo editor and poet.
Through ambitious shows staged around the world, the curator raised the profile of African art and photography.
Through her ambitious curating, writing, and teaching in Africa and beyond, Silva was a force for change in contemporary art.
Aperture remembers the life of an influential figure in photobook publishing.
The grandfather of the legendary House of Xtravaganza was known as an artist, activist, and family man.
Remembering the life Shirin Aliabadi, whose photography provided a sharp commentary on the lives of Iranian women.
Remembering Laura Aguilar’s unapologetically queer bodies.
Aperture remembers the legendary photographer.
Memories of the late Aperture Foundation trustee.
Aperture commemorates the life of Robert Delpire (1926–2017).
Aperture remembers the life of Marie Cosindas, pioneer of the painterly color photograph.
Aperture remembers the surprising, defiant work of the Chinese photographer, whose playful vision cleverly pushed the limits of self expression.
Geoff Dyer remembers the life of an acclaimed critic and author.
Fall 2022, “The Seventieth Anniversary Issue”