This later comes together as a publication and a traveling exhibition, .Hoffman Tribute Collection is established at the Philadelphia Museum of Art by Mary Ellen Mark, Lynne Honickman, and Melissa Harris.
The Paul Strand Archive, which contains the entire life’s work and personal collections of Paul Strand, is bequeathed to Aperture Foundation upon the death of his widow Hazel Strand.
The need for a serious periodical devoted to photography is discussed during the first photography conference at the Aspen Institute of Humanistic Studies in the fall of 1951.
Among the attendees are future Aperture founders Minor White, Ansel Adams, Barbara Morgan, Nancy Newhall, and Beaumont Newhall.
Under Aperture’s direction, the archive is made available to photographers, scholars, and the public at large.
Aperture Foundation moves into a five-story, nineteenth-century brownstone, owned by Shirley C. The building will be Aperture’s headquarters for the next twenty years.