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Jul 2, 2019
by Christopher Anderson
Christopher Anderson began photographing New York City cops in the wake of 9/11, as the visual landscape of the city he called home began to change. Bomb blast barriers went up, cops carrying larger guns seemed to be everywhere, and whilst the increased presence of security was designed, in part, to make New Yorkers feel safe, it reminded Anderson that something was deeply wrong.

Then, in the wake... More...
Jun 26, 2019
by Magnum Photographers
On October 28th 1969 the Stonewall Riots begin in New York City, marking the start of the Gay Rights Movement. More...
Jun 26, 2019
by Magnum Photographers
Images from the archive concerning the history of Iran/US relations and US military presence in the Persian Gulf. More...
Jun 21, 2019
by Jean Gaumy
Thirty-three years after the nuclear disaster, Chernobyl has surged back into the popular consciousness. The recently released HBO’s miniseries of the same name has propelled this historical event back into the mainstream.
Explosions, radiation sickness, evacuations and contamination have all been part of the immediate timeline of events of Chernobyl. But what have been the long-term socio-economic... More...
Jun 20, 2019
by Jerome Sessini
Get insights about the industry from a Magnum photographer and professionals.

Magnum Photos and and Tbilisi Photography Festival are proud to present the first in a series of professional practice workshops taking place in Tbilisi, Georgia, during the opening weekend of the festival.

Join us for a two-day masterclass aimed at enhancing and defining your documentary style and practice. If you’re... More...
Jun 19, 2019
by Inge Morath
Gloria Vanderbilt, the iconic American socialite, has died at the age of 95. As the heir to her family's enormous 19th-century railroad fortune, Vanderbilt's personal and professional life was often in the public eye and the focus of media attention.

Vanderbilt leaves behind a legacy as a model, artist, writer, actress, fashion designer and mother of 4, including the American journalist Anderson Cooper.... More...
Jun 18, 2019
by Josef Koudelka
The Magnum photographer’s seminal work goes on show at the French photography festival In 1968, Josef Koudelka was 30 years old. He had just spent six
years photographing gypsies and the world of theatre, but his first experience in covering current affairs came with the Prague Spring. In the night of 21st August, the tanks of the Warsaw Pact entered the Czech capital. Having returned from Romania... More...