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Exhibition - Political Landscapes
Magnum Photographers
Magnum Print Room, London
2 December 2009 - 5 February 2010


Over the years Magnum Photos and it's photographers have explored the notion of landscape photography, from the 'Magnum Landscape' publication (Phaidon 1997) to more recent and personal projects by photographers such as Carl De Keyzer and Stuart Franklin. This exhibition seeks to take the concept one step further by specifically highlighting issue-based material both from our archive and from contemporary projects. These self-contained compositions contrast with traditional journalistic narrative, yet represent the same passion for recording...

Werner Bischof 1945

FRANCE. Lorraine region. Village of Saint Dié. 1945.
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Werner Bischof 1945

GERMANY. Region of Baden-Württemberg. Town of Freiburg im Breisgau....
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Micha Bar-Am 1973

ISRAEL. 1973. A road covered with anti-vehicle mines during the...
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Bruno Barbey 1991

KUWAIT. 1991. The invasion of Kuwait by Iraq took place on August...
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Bruno Barbey 1972

SOUTH VIETNAM. US bombardment, after the battle of An Loc. 1972....
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Rene Burri 1991

LEBANON. Beirut. 1991. View from the Azarieh building.
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Alex Majoli 2009

GEORGIA. Karaleti. 2009. Meeting point.
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Mark Power 2006

POLAND. DOBRZYN NAD WISLA.
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Martine Franck 1978

GB. ENGLAND. Town of Newcastle on Tyne. 1978.
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Bruce Davidson 1969

USA. New Jersey. 1969. The Statue of Liberty, seen from Caven...
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Josef Koudelka 1993

CZECH REPUBLIC. Region of the Black Triangle (Ore Mountains)....
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Larry Towell 2005

USA. Waveland, Mississippi. September 5, 2005. Much of the coastal...
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Jonas Bendiksen 2005

VENEZUELA. Caracas. 2005. The hillside barrio of El Valle. Caracas...
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Miguel Rio Branco 1985

1985.
Serra Pelada (Hill of Gold) gold mine, proved one of the...
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Ian Berry 2009

Bangladesh. Nr Assasun. Children playing on top of the levee...
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Stuart Franklin 2006

AUSTRIA. Otztal. Obergurgl. Gurgler Glacier. July 13th 2006.
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Stuart Franklin 2007

NORWAY. Spitzbergen. A view of the Krone glacier (right), the...
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