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Stuart Franklin
British, b. 1956
This retrospective is a collection of sublime portraits, landscapes, and street photography taken by Steve McCurry over the last 27 years. Children and shepherds, warriors and labourers are presented alongside striking views of sandstone cities, mountainous landscapes, and ancient temples. Included in the exhibition are several unpublished images as well as images taken during his most recent trip Read full story
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Jul 12, 2016
Stuart Franklin travelled to Kenya’s heartland of distance running in Eldoret and Iten, two towns situated over 2,000m from sea level. These high-altitude towns are the home to most of the great Kenyan Olympic and World Champion distance runners from the past 40 years. Iten’s also home to the IAAF-accredited Olympic High Altitude Training Centre, founded by ex-World Champion Lornah Kiplagat, which... More...
Apr 14, 2016
On April 21st, Magnum Photos will host an evening with Stuart Franklin, beginning at 6.30 pm.

The presentation of his new book The Documentary Impulse, in conversation with Simone Klein, will be followed by a book signing at the Magnum Photos Paris office.

In The Documentary Impulse, Stuart Franklin explores why we are driven to visually document our experiences and the world around us. He focuses... More...
Jun 14, 2016
Aug 3 - Aug 23 2016

We are excited to announce the details of the Magnum Intensive Documentary Photography Course: in association with London College of Communication, which will run over the month of August in London, led by Magnum photographer Stuart Franklin. Magnum photographers Chris Steele Perkins and Bieke Depoorter will also teach on the course.

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Aug 4, 2015
Jeremy Corbyn, MP for Islington North, and a veteran member of the left-wing of the UK Labour Party, has invigorated the leadership contest for Ed Milliband's replacement. Initially viewed as a rank outsider, his ant-austerity approach in promising to protect public services and increase taxes on the wealth has seen his support for his candidacy rise significantly to become the favourite. A vice-chair... More...
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Jul 30, 2015
Last year Stuart Franklin documented the plight of migrants camped near Calais desperate to make the crossing into England by smuggling themselves across on some of the thousands of trucks that make the journey every day. Shortly after, the French government announced that they would transform a children's centre in Calais into a refuge for migrants, provoking concern that it will become "the new Sangatte."
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