ART & DESIGN

APERTURE TURNS 60


We’re not the only ones with a milestone birthday these days. The Aperture Foundation—a forum and publisher started in 1952 by a progressive group of photographers and critics, including Ansel Adams and Dorothea Lange—will celebrate its 60th anniversary tomorrow evening at Gotham Hall with a gala and auction (absentee bidding available here) featuring works by icons of the form like Adams, Diane Arbus, Chuck Close, Robert Mapplethorpe, and more. Below, a selection of work from the auction.

1

Barbara Morgan, Martha Graham, Lamentation (Oblique), 1935

2

Manuel Alvarez Bravo, Doctores, Hospital Juárez, México, 1935

3

Chuck Close, Kate #14, 2005

4

Matthew Monteith, Milovice, April 2002

5

Ansel Adams, Lake Tenaya, Yosemite National Park, 1946

6

Erwin Olaf, The Keyhole 3, 2011

7

Edward Weston, Charis, 1936