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Sep 8, 2017
by Jonas Bendiksen
“Surely I am coming back soon.”

The New Testament’s penultimate verse prophesying Jesus Christ’s imminent return remains one of history’s defining sentences. Christians have waited two thousand years for the second coming of Jesus Christ, when he will bring about the End Times, judge mankind and correct our hopelessly flawed existence. If he came, what would Jesus say about our contemporary world,... More...
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Sep 8, 2017
by Jerome Sessini
On July 7th, 2016 five police officers were ambushed and killed in Dallas during a Black Lives Matters rally that was organized in protest to recent killings by police in other states. The shooting ranks among the largest number of police killed in a single incident in U.S. history.

In October 2016, Magnum photographer Jerome Sessini was granted access to photograph the incoming class of newest recruits... More...
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Sep 8, 2017
by Chien-Chi Chang
(From July, 2016)
When Aung San Suu Kyi took office just over 100 days ago it was supposed herald a new era in the history of a troubled land. For half a century she embodied the hopes of what Myanmar might become—democratic, prosperous, and a bastion of human rights. Under house arrest for most of the last twenty years, she quietly and gracefully defied the military junta that held her captive. To... More...
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Sep 8, 2017
by Matt Stuart
Notting Hill Carnival has taken place over the August bank holiday weekend, annually since 1966 and is now Europe’s largest street festival. Up to 2 million people descend on the borough of Kensington & Chelsea every year for the free celebration of London’s Caribbean communities, with 37 sound systems providing a soundtrack to the last weekend of summer.

Matt Stuart photographed the Notting Hill... More...
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Aug 23, 2017
by Eli Reed
On August 21, 2017 North America experienced a solar eclipse, with total effect occurring in a line running from the Pacific northwest to southeast US.
Photographer Eli Reed witnessed it in Austin, Texas.

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Aug 23, 2017
by Martin Parr
Oxford is a collection of 118 full colour photographs documenting an academic year in the life of the University. They capture the day-to-day life of the colleges and University at work and play, and the colourful and arcane rituals that make it so distinctive. Oxford by Martin Parr (with an afterword by Simon Winchester) is released on 7 September 2017 by Oxford University Press.

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Aug 17, 2017
by Elliott Erwitt
In 1964, while on assignment for Newsweek magazine, photojournalist Elliott Erwitt spent a week in Cuba as a guest of Fidel Castro. There, he captured now-iconic photographs of the beloved Cuban president along with the revolutionary leader Che Guevara. Over fifty years later, coinciding with restored diplomatic relations between Cuba and the United States, Erwitt returned to document both its urban... More...
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