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Bruno Barbey’s Brazil

A career-spanning exploration of Brazil through the lens of Bruno Barbey

Bruno Barbey

Bruno Barbey The Amazon river. Belem, Amazonas, Brazil. 1966. © Bruno Barbey | Magnum Photos
Bruno Barbey The Amazon river. Leticia, Amazonas, Brazil. 1966. © Bruno Barbey | Magnum Photos
Bruno Barbey The Amazon River. Belem, Brazil. 2008. © Bruno Barbey | Magnum Photos
Bruno Barbey Municipal ball. Carnival. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 1973. © Bruno Barbey | Magnum Photos
Bruno Barbey Copacabana beach. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 1973. © Bruno Barbey | Magnum Photos
Bruno Barbey Sea festival. Copacabana beach, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 1973. © Bruno Barbey | Magnum Photos
Bruno Barbey Copacabana beach. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 2007. © Bruno Barbey | Magnum Photos
Bruno Barbey Municipal ball. Carnival. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 1973. © Bruno Barbey | Magnum Photos
Bruno Barbey A couple rests in a Favela (slum). Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 1980. © Bruno Barbey | Magnum Photos
Bruno Barbey A young girl from the Mangueira Samba school. Favelas. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 1980. © Bruno Barbey | Magnum Photos
Bruno Barbey Rio de Janeiro. Copacabana beach, Brazil. 2007. © Bruno Barbey | Magnum Photos
Bruno Barbey Cirio de Nazare, Catholic procession on the second Sunday of October which honours the Virgin of Nazareth. Belem, Brazil. 2008. © Bruno Barbey | Magnum Photos
Bruno Barbey Playing football. Belem, Brazil. 2008. © Bruno Barbey | Magnum Photos
Bruno Barbey Hairdresser's. Maranhao. Village of Alcântara, situated near Sao Luis. Brazil. 2008. © Bruno Barbey | Magnum Photos
Bruno Barbey Village of Alcantara, situated near Sao Luis. Maranhao, Brazil. 2008. © Bruno Barbey | Magnum Photos
Bruno Barbey Capoeira, Salvador de Bahia, Brazil. 2007. © Bruno Barbey | Magnum Photos
Bruno Barbey Favela Rocinha. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 2015. © Bruno Barbey | Magnum Photos
Bruno Barbey Combating drug trafficking. Favela de Mare. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 2015. © Bruno Barbey | Magnum Photos

From the beaches of Rio de Janeiro to the banks of the Amazon river, for over half a century Bruno Barbey has returned repeatedly to Brazil capturing the vitality and beauty of its landscapes and people.

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