Past Exhibition

Magnum Manifesto in Rome

A landmark exhibition conceived last year as part of Magnum Photos 70th anniversary travels to Rome

Eve Arnold Children of migrant potato pickers, Migratory Labour, Long Island. New York. USA. 1951. © Eve Arnold | Magnum Photos
Susan Meiselas Shortie on the Bally, Barton, Vermont. USA. 1974. © Susan Meiselas | Magnum Photos
Marc Riboud An American young girl, Jan Rose KASMIR, confronts the American National Guard outside the Pentagon during the 1967 anti-Vietnam march. This march helped to turn public opinion against the US war i (...)
Werner Bischof International Press photographers covering the Korean War, Kaesong. South Korea. 1952. © Werner Bischof | Magnum Photos
Bruno Barbey Students in a chain passing cobble stones for the barricades, Gay Lussac Street. 5th arrondissement, Paris. France. May 10th 1968. © Bruno Barbey | Magnum Photos
Christopher Anderson Cherries spilled on crosswalk, New York City. USA. 2014. © Christopher Anderson | Magnum Photos
Jonas Bendiksen Villagers collecting scrap from a crashed spacecraft, surrounded by thousands of white butterflies. Environmentalists fear for the region's future due to the toxic rocket fuel.Altai Territory, Rus (...)

While last year marked the 70th year since the inception of Magnum Photos, an exhibition celebrating its legacy will continue to travel across 2018.

Magnum Manifesto: Magnum Photographers is a landmark exhibition designed to celebrate the renowned photo agency created by Robert Capa, Henri Cartier-Bresson, George Rodger and Chim (David Seymour) in 1947. Tracing the ideas and ideals behind the founding and development of Magnum Photos, this exhibition, based on an original idea of Clément Chéroux, explores the history of the second half of the 20th century through the lenses of 75 masters, providing a new and insightful perspective on the contribution of these photographers to our collective visual memory.

The exhibition is a co-production between ICP and Magnum Photos, based on an original idea by Clément Chéroux. The accompanying book is published by Thames & Hudson and Contrasto. Exhibition  organized by Contrasto, Rome.

For further information regarding the exhibition, please click here