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Jun 30, 2020
by Moises Saman
Evo Morales, former President of Bolivia from 2006 to 2019 is well known for his leftist activism and his Movement for Socialism (MAS) party. He moved Bolivia towards a mixed economy and created relationships with governments in Latin America such as Cuba and Venezuela.
After his reelection in 2009 and 2014, his popularity quickly declined as he attempted to abolish presidential term limits. Political... More...
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Jun 30, 2020
by Paolo Pellegrin
Kanye West, an American rapper and singer-songwriter, is redesigning his life with fashion and gospel music. His outspokenness and personal life receives significant amounts of media attention due to his frequent controversies at award shows, his social media commentary, his relationship with Donald Trump, as well as his marriage to television personality, Kim Kardashian.
West is transforming from... More...
From the Archive
Jun 23, 2020
by Magnum Photographers
“Rough and Rowdy Ways” is Bob Dylan’s first album of original songs in eight years. During this time he has won the Nobel Prize for literature and released three cover albums. “Rough and Rowdy Ways” is a tribute to both his career and to the American pop culture of the last 60 years.

The album cover features a picture by Magnum photographer Ian Berry, from his documentation of the 1960's Windrush... More...
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Jun 23, 2020
by Jerome Sessini
Photographer Jérome Sessini has chosen to revisit a subject significant both in his personal life and in his professional career, the city of Mexico. The project echoes the early work of Henri Cartier Bresson in 1934. Indeed, Cartier Bresson was attracted by the surreal atmosphere that emanated from the city. As he was still seeking for recognition, he travelled to Mexico City to produce some work... More...
From the Archive
Jun 23, 2020
by Magnum Photographers
June 19th marks the annual observance of Juneteenth, the commemoration of the end of slavery in the US. Though the Emancipation Proclamation had been issued by Lincoln on January 1st, 1863, and the Confederate government had collapsed in April, 1865, it was not until June 19th of that year that Federal forces had been able to announce the freedom of enslaved people in the remote hold-out state of Texas.

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From the Archive
Jun 23, 2020
by Magnum Photographers
Summer Solstice

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Featured Essays
Jun 16, 2020
by Patrick Zachmann
On June 8th of 2020, the process began on dismantling of the 200-ton scaffolding that had literally melted onto Notre-Dame's structure during the evening of the fire on April 16, 2019. Up to now this scaffolding has blocked access to certain parts of the cathedral.
Already delayed due to lead contamination, bad weather and lock-down because of the Covid-19 epidemic, the dismantling of the “puzzle”... More...
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