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Chris Steele-Perkins
British, b. Burma 1947 (Member)
All Magnum photographers, whether self-described photojournalists, artists or both, are documentarians of history. Sure, some photographers seek out historical moments more than others -- some spend time on the front lines of war while others focus on the aesthetics and limits of the photographic medium itself -- but all Magnum photographers are, by the very nature of an art form that is, at its e Read full story
Featured Essays
Mar 27, 2019
Hundreds of thousands of people have marched in central London on March 23rd, 2019, calling for another EU referendum, as MPs search for a way out of the Brexit impasse. Organizers of the "Put It To The People" campaign say more than a million people joined the march before rallying in front of Parliament. Protesters carrying EU flags and placards called for any Brexit deal be put to another public... More...
Featured Essays
Nov 8, 2018
Portuguese painter Paula Rego was born in Lisbon in 1935 and later settled in London. She is considered one of Portugal’s most important artists.
As a painter, she produces large pastel polyptychs with exceptional flair. Her strongly figurative work reinvents fairy tales and myths, folklore and legends and represents characters and animals from the cruel tales of 19th-century literature, at once both... More...
Featured Essays
Jul 17, 2018
A giant blimp of Donald Trump was launched in London as part of an Anti-Donald Trump demonstration in Parliament Square. It is one of many protests due to take place across the UK as he visits the country for the first time as US President. Christ Steele-Perkins covered the blimp and protests.

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From the Archive
Jul 10, 2018
British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson resigned on July 9. He becomes the third minister preferring to leave the British government in the last 24 hours, rather than supporting Theresa May’s plans for a soft Brexit, increasing the Prime Minister's legitimacy crisis.

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Education
Mar 21, 2017
We are excited to announce the details of the latest Magnum Intensive Documentary Photography Course: in association with London College of Communication. The course will run over the month of August in London, led by Magnum photographers Stuart Franklin and Chris Steele-Perkins, and by Max Houghton, course leader of MA Photojournalism and Documentary Photography at LCC, with other Magnum Photographers,... More...
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