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Magnum News
May 5, 2017
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

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...
Featured Essays
Nov 30, 2016
by Magnum Photographers
EUROPA: An Illustrated Introduction to Europe for Migrants and Refugees is a book created by a group of Magnum photographers and journalists who have been covering both the refugee crisis in Europe and the many contexts across the Middle East, Asia, and Africa that gave rise to these migrations. This book, published by Al-Liquindoi, is launched in partnership with the Arab Fund for Arts and Culture... More...
Magnum News
Sep 16, 2016
by David Hurn
David Hurn has been awarded an Honorary Fellowship by The Royal Photographic Society

The RPS Awards, established in 1878, are the longest and one of the most prestigious photography awards in the world. They recognise exceptional photographers, scientists, curators, educators as well as those who have given exceptional service to The Royal Photographic Society.

Michael Pritchard, Director General... More...
Magnum News
Jul 15, 2016
by Raymond Depardon
Photographer and filmmaker Raymond Depardon has been chosen to receive the Legion d'Honneur. Consisting of five degrees, the award is the highest French honor conveyed upon civilians and members of the military.

Raymond Depardon, born in France in 1942, began taking photographs on his family farm in Garet at the age of 12. Apprenticed to a photographer-optician in Villefranche-sur-Saône, he left... More...
Magnum News
Jun 27, 2016
The 69th Annual General Meeting took place in London at the photographic studios of our venue partner, JJ Locations, between 23-26th June 2016.

The meetings were led by Magnum’s president Martin Parr and Executive Director David Kogan and complemented by a program of public events including a book fair and quiz. The annual Magnum party, hosted by Protein Studios, was supported by The Macallan and... More...
Magnum News
Jun 21, 2016
by Harry Gruyaert
We are honored to announce that Magnum photographer Harry Gruyaert has been awarded the PHotoEspaña Award 2016, which pays tribute to the professional career of a major figure in the international photography world. Among the previous winners are Alberto Garcia-Alix, Martin Parr, Robert Frank, Hiroshi Sugimoto, William Klein, William Eggleston, Nan Goldin, and Josef Koudelka.

For more than thirty... More...