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Magnum News
Apr 25, 2018
by Magnum Photographers
April 25, 2018

It is with great sadness that Magnum Photos announces the death of Abbas who passed away earlier today at the age of 74.

Magnum’s current president Thomas Dworzak paid tribute to the veteran photographer, who for many at the agency has been both a friend and mentor:

“He was a pillar of Magnum, a godfather for a generation of younger photojournalists. An Iranian transplanted to Paris,... More...
Magnum News
Apr 24, 2018
by Magnum Photographers
Magnum Chronicles: A newspaper series.
Brief visual journeys through subjects of our times.

Magnum Photos have launched a newspaper series to provide a new vehicle for exploring key issues of modern times. The first issue, A Brief Visual History in the Time of ISIS, includes over 40 images from the Magnum archive, exploring the history and effects of the fall-out from ISIS and their actions over the... More...
Featured Essays
Jan 8, 2018
HOME is a major collaborative project between FUJIFILM and Magnum Photos, involving 16 photographers and culminating in a five-city exhibition and photobook.

Each participating Magnum photographer was invited to explore the subject of HOME - a theme chosen for its global nature and the inherently human sentiment – in their own style and sensibility. Collectively, these sixteen visual short stories... More...
Magnum News
Jul 5, 2017
by Magnum Photographers
Magnum’s Annual General meeting closed on June 25t following a week of internal discussion and events celebrating the agency’s 70th anniversary.
The AGM brings together Magnum photographers, photographer estates and the agency’s international staff to discuss company business and vote on potential new members, associates and nominees. This year’s AGM took place in New York City, alongside a diverse... More...
Magnum News
Jun 27, 2017
by Magnum Photographers
Magnum’s Annual General meeting closed today following a week of internal discussion and events celebrating the agency’s 70th anniversary.

The AGM brings together Magnum photographers, photographer estates and the agency’s international staff to discuss company business and vote on potential new members, associates and nominees.

Click here to view the press release.... More...
Magnum News
May 5, 2017
by Magnum Photographers
This year, Magnum Photos will celebrate 70 years of contribution to photography and world history with the launch of a global public events, exhibition and new content programme. Full details of the special anniversary programme are published today via a dedicated anniversary hub on Magnum’s new storytelling website www.magnumphotos.com.

Centred on the three themes of community, witnessing history... More...
Magnum News
Feb 13, 2017
by Magnum Photographers
6th February 1947: four photographers, Robert Capa, Henri Cartier-Bresson, George Rodger and David "Chim" Seymour, toasted the founding of what would become the world’s most influential artist collective over a celebratory magnum of champagne in the Museum of Modern Art, New York City. In the past 70 years, 92 photographers have contributed to the story of Magnum and today, 49 photographer members... More...
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