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"I felt compelled to venture forth and explore the true face of the world. Leading a satisfying life of plenty had blinded many of us to the immense hardships beyond our borders."

"I was driven to get the real face of the world. Our life of plenty blinded many to the immense hardship beyond our borders. We did our bit for charity, and felt this relieved us of any further involvement in the matter 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...
From the Archive
Sep 21, 2017
Each year world leaders and representatives converge at the United Nation Headquarters for four months of intense sessions. From September to December the Assembly meets with goals of using open communication to resolve political and humanitarian concerns. The General Assembly has been the setting of many memorable speeches by world leaders.
UN Headquarters is situated on international territory on... More...
Featured Essays
Sep 21, 2017
Featuring new and iconic images, this follow-up to Prestel’s highly successful A Year in Photography: Magnum Archive includes some of the most striking photography ever collected in one volume. As readers flip the pages they will find themselves traveling from west to east across the globe. Each country is represented in three or four images captured by a single photographer. While renowned figures... More...
From the Archive
Sep 14, 2017
Magnum Photos have documented the plight of the Rohingya for over 25 years from the military government to today's democracy with alarming similarities of persecution between the two.

Fleeing an eruption of violence that began on August 25, more than 90,000 Rohingya have escaped across the border of Myanmar to neighboring Bangladesh. Myanmar officials say that the conflict began when a group from... More...