Photography // Tuesday, June 09, 2015
The prestigious international photography cooperative, Magnum Photos, originally co-founded by Henri Cartier-Bresson, is having a very rare print sale that includes 51 photographer’s photos. The idea was simple, each participant was asked to select a specific image that they felt changed or represented a turning point in their craft. The line up is heavy to no surprise and the selection is diverse.
Photography // Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Since 2011 the photography cooperative Magnum Photos has been performing an experiment in collaborative art making.
Photography // Tuesday, July 01, 2014
Magnum Contact Sheets is a new exhibition at Milk Studios that reveals how Magnum photographers have captured and edited their best shots from the 1930s to the present. The contact sheet, a direct print of a roll or sequence of negatives, is the photographer's first look at what he or she has captured on film, and provides a uniquely intimate glimpse into their working process.
Photography // Wednesday, June 11, 2014
How are you pushing the boundaries of outdoor photography? Show Magnum and Filson how you refuse to stay indoors, for a chance to win exclusive Filson goods. Prizes will be awarded to the best outdoor photo portfolio submissions, based on creativity, originality, quality of submission, and photographic balance and skill...
Photography // Monday, March 03, 2014
Bieke Depoorter is a member of Magnum Photos. She works on long-term projects, and among the vast number of photographic work revolving around strangers hers is a standout. In “Ou Menya” she travelled throughout Russia, knowing very little of the language, and asked to spend a single night in strangers houses.
Photography // Thursday, January 16, 2014
Magnum Photos' Thomas Dworzak's series, "Taliban" is a collection of photographs of Taliban fighters he found in a photo studio in Kandahar, Afghanistan while on a trip there in 2001. "They [the Taliban] chose to look like that. It's like selfies. There is something very revealing." More recently, Dworzak's obsession with found photos has taken him to Instagram where he has been collecting and curating a series of limited-edition books based on hashtags...
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, March 30, 2011
Okay, maybe this is the best thing we have seen today. The cooperative photography agency Magnum Photos and Leica, the McCartney and Lennon of all that is good about photography, just released this new video titled Leica and Magnum: Past Present Future, featuring some historical and culture defining photographs and voice-over commentary from Alice George, former head of Magnum. Watch after the jump . . .