Aperture Gallery

Official Homepage: www.aperture.org/gallery/

Fee: Always free

Sun. Closed
Mon. 10 AM–6 PM
Tue. 10 AM–6 PM
Wed. 10 AM–6 PM
Thu. 10 AM–6 PM
Fri. 10 AM–6 PM
Sat. 10 AM–6 PM
547 West 27th Street, 4th Floor
Manhattan, New York 10001
(212) 505-5555

Check the Aperture website for additional hours, special pricing/discounts, and closure dates.


The Aperture (website) is a Gallery (Photography) in New York.
Official description from Aperture:
Aperture—a nonprofit foundation dedicated to promoting photography—was founded in 1952 by photographers Ansel Adams, Dorothea Lange, Barbara Morgan, and Minor White; historian Beaumont Newhall; and writer/curator Nancy Newhall; as well as Melton Ferris, Ernest Louie, and Dody Warren. With scant resources, these visionary artists created a new quarterly periodical, Aperture, to serve photographers and photography enthusiasts worldwide. Aperture has maintained the founders’ spirit throughout its history—in terms of its editorial freedom, its experiential nature and the confluence of disparate sensibilities and approaches that may converge in any given issue of the magazine. The aim is to foster both the development and the appreciation of the medium and its practitioners. In the 1960s, Aperture expanded to include the publication of books (over five hundred to date) that comprise one of the most comprehensive and innovative libraries in the history of photography and art. Aperture’s list of artists includes: Robert Adams, Diane Arbus, Robert Capa, Chuck Close, Bruce Davidson, Joan Fontcuberta, Nan Goldin, Josef Koudelka, Sally Mann, Mary Ellen Mark, Richard Misrach, Sebastião Salgado, Stephen Shore, Paul Strand, and Edward Weston, to name a few. Recent publications include: Richard Misrach: On the Beach; Paul Fusco: RFK; Gilbert & George: The Complete Pictures, 1971–2005; and Takashi Homma: Tokyo. Aperture’s programs also include limited-edition photographs, artist lectures and panel discussions, and a traveling exhibitions program that has presented shows at major museums and arts institutions in the United States and abroad.
Wikipedia excerpt:
The Aperture Foundation was founded in 1952 by Ansel Adams, Minor White, Barbara Morgan, Dorothea Lange, Nancy Newhall, Beaumont Newhall, Ernest Louie, Melton Ferris, and Dody Warren. Their vision was to create a forum for fine art photography, a new concept at the time. The first issue of Aperture (magazine) was published in spring 1952 in San Francisco. Aperture's efforts increased respect for photography and its popularity among contemporary artists soared. As a not-for-profit, Aperture is dedicated to serving the public. Today, as at its inception, the foundation is committed to shining a spotlight on work that is new and challenging while providing a forum for reevaluations of the history of the medium.

We don't have any current exhibitions on file, most likely because we're still collecting listings.

In the meantime, check out the Aperture homepage or our exhibitions list for N.Y.-wide exhibits.

Official Aperture Links
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