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Apr 14, 2017
by David Seymour
Beit Hatfutsot – The Museum of the Jewish People is proud to present this retrospective on the life and work of Chim, one of the greatest photojournalists of the first half of the twentieth century. Born Dawid Szymin, later called David Seymour, but known professionally as Chim, he was a pioneer of this golden age in political photojournalism.

Founder of Magnum Photos with long-time friends Henri... More...
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Apr 14, 2017
by Patrick Zachmann
On April 8th 2017, Patrick Zachmann photographed a demonstration against French laws that impose heavy fines on anyone caught patronizing prostitutes. The protesters say that these laws have worsened the working and living conditions of sex workers, and called for their immediate repeal. The demonstration was attended by groups of Nigerian and Chinese women, as well as transgender activists, who wore... More...
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Apr 13, 2017
by John Vink
Due to it’s shared border and close proximity to Syria’s major cities, Lebanon has been a logical destination for refugees fleeing the 6 year old Syrian Civil War.
Many have been able to find find temporary shelter in self-built camps and empty structures; construction sites, store-fronts, and garages. In many cases, the refugees are obligated to pay rent to landowners. Though those who have registered... More...
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Apr 11, 2017
by Carl De Keyzer
Carl de Keyzer has documented the key moments in the process of acquiring a Master Blender’s savoir-faire. The photographer took an off-the-wall perspective and offers a glimpse of a hallowed ritual for eight generations. His photographs capture the emblematic and symbolic places in the Maison Hennessy, from vineyard to cellar and Master Blender’s office to the Tasting Committee, but also show us the... More...
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Apr 11, 2017
by Jerome Sessini
During the rallies for the French presidential campaigns, Jerome Sessini shot close-up portraits of the presidential candidates. The first round of elections will take place on April 23rd, and the final round will take place on May 7th.

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Apr 11, 2017
by Jerome Sessini
During Marine Le Pen's rally in Bordeaux, on April 2nd, Jerome Sessini shot close-up portraits of the presidential candidate. The first round of elections will take place on April 23rd, and the final round will take place on May 7th.

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Apr 11, 2017
by Lorenzo Meloni
In March 2017, the Iraqi military continued its operation against the Islamic State in Mosul, Iraq’s second largest city.
Supported by US-led coalition air strikes, Iraqi special forces and army units have liberated the eastern half of Mosul and are advancing into the western part of the city, closing in on the Great Mosque of al-Nuri. The building is of symbolic importance to the Iraqi government... More...
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