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Alex Webb
American, b. 1952
Le Botanique Brussels (Belgium) presents from June 22 to August 7, 2016 the exhibition "The Suffering of Light" by Alex Webb.

“In the late 70s, I started taking colour photos in Haiti and Mexico, countries of tropical light, where the intensive colour seems in some way to be rooted in the very culture; very different to the brownie-grey tones of my native New England. From the very start I was in Read full story
Aug 25, 2016
Alex Webb visited Philadelphia to explore the streets of the City of Brotherly Love two weeks prior to the July 25-28 Democratic National Convention.

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Jul 20, 2016
In April, Alex Webb documented life on the streets of Cleveland, Ohio - the location of the 2016 Republican National Convention.

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Apr 21, 2016
Soon before the New York Primary, Alex Webb, on assignment for Libération, visited the neighborhoods around Bernie Sanders’ and Hillary Clinton’s campaign headquarters, both located in Brooklyn. They’re a close distance from one another - only a 20 minute walk between the two offices.
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Sep 8, 2015
The Robert Koch Gallery, San Francisco, will be exhibiting material from Alex Webb and Rebecca Norris Webb’s joint-project, Memory City. It will include a selection of prints from their book that explores notions of film, time, and memory and the world of Rochester, NY, during the year after Kodak’s declaration of Chapter 11 Bankruptcy. 

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Magnum News
Jul 2, 2015
Charles Harbutt, a member of Magnum from 1963 to 1981, died at the end of June, 2015. A unique and remarkable photographer, he was president of Magnum twice — from 1970-1972 and 1976-1978 — and was an important presence in the agency for many years. Charlie was also a singular teacher — as well as an insightful and thought provoking writer on photography, as exhibited by the following texts, which... More...