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Bruno Barbey
When I first visited Shanghai in 1973 , the city had only three French residents; a businessman who was honorary consul; a banker and a young teacher doing his cooperative service. It was the end of the Cultural Revolution and the resulting tragedies. My guide was a Red Guard. At that period China was close to foreigners. I was covering the official visit of president Georges Pompidou and was thu Read full story
Nov 16, 2017
The Magnum Print Room in London hosts an exhibition of work from the collaborative project 'Children's World', alongside images from David Seymour's series 'Children of Europe'

Vintage photographs from David ‘Chim’ Seymour’s ‘Children of Europe’ series will go on display for the first time in the UK. Chim was commissioned by UNICEF following World War II to document the conflict’s impact on children... More...
Oct 14, 2017
In 2011, the CAP opened the exhibition “Jazz jour et nuit” by Guy Le Querrec in the presence of the photographer. During the reunions, new meetings, and discussions, the photographer revealed that he took more than five thousand photos in Brittany between 1965 and 1980. Since the beginning of 2012, these photographs, including icons but mostly originals, are meticulously selected for that unique pooling... More...
Featured Essays
Aug 17, 2017
In 1964, while on assignment for Newsweek magazine, photojournalist Elliott Erwitt spent a week in Cuba as a guest of Fidel Castro. There, he captured now-iconic photographs of the beloved Cuban president along with the revolutionary leader Che Guevara. Over fifty years later, coinciding with restored diplomatic relations between Cuba and the United States, Erwitt returned to document both its urban... More...
Featured Essays
Aug 17, 2017
In 1950, 22-year-old Elliott Erwitt was commissioned by the legendary Roy Stryker to document Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, as it emerged from a notoriously polluted industrial city into a cleaner, more modern metropolis. Shooting for Stryker’s newly organised Pittsburgh Photographic Library, Erwitt’s photographs captured the humanity and spirit of the people of the city against the angular industrial... More...
Featured Essays
Aug 16, 2017
With the ongoing battle between white nationalists and anti-fascist demonstrators in Virginia and the ensuing controversy surrounding President Trump's post terror-attack statements, the issue of a growing white nationalist movement is at the forefront of American politics today. Trump's election as been cited as a factor in the re-energisation of far right activists and groups in America with many... More...
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