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Jul 26, 2017
by Magnum Photographers
Claude Rich, le comédien français légendaire, est décédé le 21 juillet 2017, à l'âge de 88 ans. Né à Strasbourg en 1935, il grandit à Paris et débute sa carrière cinématographique en 1955. Il participera à plus de 80 films et 50 productions théâtrales. En 1993, il est récompensé par le César du meilleur acteur pour Le Souper, puis en 2002, un César d'honneur reconnaît l'ensemble de sa carrière.

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Featured Essays
Jul 26, 2017
by Raymond Depardon
In July 1981, French newspaper Libération published a photo a day from New York by Raymond Depardon, accompanied by humorous, observational notes in the captions. It was a landmark achievement in Depardon's career, and an example of the rise of “new journalism,” which emphasized quotidian experiences and subjective, first-person perspectives.
Thirty-six years later, they revisited the project: over... More...
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Jul 19, 2017
by Magnum Photographers
This book presents a collection, stored in the Magnum archives in Paris in boxes and bearing the name of each of the photographers, the “postcard” prints sent out to the European Magnum agents for distribution to the press between 1947 and the end of the 1970s.
Yet this archive only contains a tiny fraction of the hundreds of thousands of prints distributed by the Paris office during those 30 years.... More...
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Jul 19, 2017
by Peter van Agtmael
In late January, Peter van Agtmael traveled to Guantanamo Bay to photograph the controversial US military prison. Established under the George W. Bush administration during the War on Terror and constructed within the existing US Navy base, the compound was intended to hold the most dangerous terror suspects. Barack Obama was unable to follow through with his promise to close the detention camp but... More...
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Jul 19, 2017
by Bieke Depoorter
Who Knows / Mumkin by Bieke Depoorter has received the "Prix Levallois" award for the edition 2017.
"Since the beginning of the revolution in 2011, during several key moments in the uprising, I travelled to Egypt regularly. Trying to find trust in times of turmoil and suspicion, where private life is often shielded. I asked people I met by chance if I could spend the night at their homes. This way... More...
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Jul 19, 2017
by Magnum Photographers
In regards to photography, the Golden Hour occurs soon after sunrise and before sunset, when the sun is low in the sky and daylight appears more red than during the rest of the day. The New Yorker took advantage of the concentration of Magnum members who were visiting NYC for the agency’s Annual General Meeting and tasked them with photographing the city during Golden Hour during some of the longest... More...
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Jul 19, 2017
by Patrick Zachmann
A group of religious leaders have been traveling through Europe on a “Muslim March Against Terrorism,” visiting sites of recent attacks and speaking out against the violence. On Tuesday, July 11, Patrick Zachmann photographed the group as it stopped in front of the Bataclan and Hyper Cacher supermarket, both sites of terrorist attacks in France in 2015. Franco-Tunisian Imam Hassen Chalghoumi and Franco-Jewish... More...
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