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May 3, 2016
by Bruce Davidson
The second in an acclaimed series of illustrated biographies of Magnum photographers, this volume chronicles the life and work of Bruce Davidson, a truly American artist, iconoclast, and humanist.

Bruce Davidson began his love affair with photography at age ten. The son of a hardworking divorced mother, he was a loner who disliked school and had difficulty conforming to the world around him. His camera... More...
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May 3, 2016
by Patrick Zachmann
On the occasion of the relase of Patrick Zachmann's new book “So long, China" (Xavier Barral Editions), Magnum presents the photographer's latest feature : China, Too Fast.
This story, which was produced in Yunnan and in Sichuan in 2012 and 2015, features "intergenerational couples" – young 20-year olds and grandparents - in their family homes. It aims to show the struggles and cultural shocks one... More...
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May 3, 2016
by A. Abbas
According to the Old Testament, the only non-historical source, Queen Esther saved the Jews of Persia from genocide, by revealing to King Xerxes the plot hatched by his vizir, Haman. A tomb in Hamadan, Iran is believed to be Esther’s tomb. Every year, Jews celebrate this salvation throughout the world with a joyous festival.

In Israel, it is not uncommon to see Hassid Jews drunk on alcohol for this... More...
Education
Apr 18, 2016
Part of the educational program organized on the occasion of Le French May Arts Festival 2016, Magnum Photos is happy to open a new event for international emerging photographers in Hong Kong: A 3 Day Photo Masterclass from June 1st to 3rd, run by Abbas, with generous support from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University School of Design.

http://www.sd.polyu.edu.hk/en/

http://2016.frenchmay.com/


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Featured Essays
Apr 29, 2016
by Magnum Photographers
Nuit Debout is a social movement that started in France on 31st March 2016, following the mobilization against labor market reform.
People have been gathering at Paris' Place de la République every night to discuss political and social issues the same way it happened in New-York (Occupy) and Barcelona (Los Indignados).

In recent days several Magnum photographers have visited the Place de la République... More...
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Apr 29, 2016
by John Vink
With its agriculture shifting little by little from a family subsistence pattern to a larger scale exploitation of the resources, and with the impact of global warming threatening yields, Cambodia has to be proactive in finding alternative solutions to the traditional ways of growing rice. The Cambodian Agriculture Research and Development Institute (CARDI), which became operational in 2000 and employs... More...
Featured Essays
Apr 27, 2016
by Magnum Photographers
The world's best photographers capture the world's most thrilling sport.

Combining all the romance and adventure of a road trip with the intensity and drama of a football cup final, Magnum Cycling celebrates the great photographers who have captured the personalities, emotions and iconic moments from the thrilling sport of cycling. Edited by road cycling photography expert and writer Guy Andrews,... More...
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