Past Exhibition

Magnum Manifesto, on show in England

The landmark multi-photographer exhibition on show at Compton Verney Art Gallery

Werner Bischof INDIA. State of Bihar. Famine stricken area. Due to flooding and drought, in 1951 the province of Bihar was heavily stricken by famine. The US sent 136 million tons of wheat and a 190 million dolla (...)
Werner Bischof INDIA. Bombay. The Bharat Natyam dancer Anjali HORA getting ready for a performance. 1951. © Werner Bischof | Magnum Photos
Rene Burri New York skyline as seen from a helicopter. In the foreground the Statue of Liberty. © Rene Burri | Magnum Photos
Marc Riboud USA. Washington DC. 1967. 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 op (...)
Susan Meiselas USA. Barton, Vermont. 1974. Shortie on the Bally. © Susan Meiselas | Magnum Photos
Leonard Freed USA. New York City. 1978. A man taken into custody in a police car. © Leonard Freed | Magnum Photos
Marc Riboud Teheran. Women supporters of the Ayatollah Khomeini. © Marc Riboud | Magnum Photos
Raymond Depardon GERMANY. West Berlin. Between the Brandenburg Gate and Potsdamer Platz. November 11th, 1989. A young man sits on the wall between East and West Berlin. © Raymond Depardon | Magnum Photos
Alessandra Sanguinetti ARGENTINA. Buenos Aires. 1999. The Necklace. © Alessandra Sanguinetti | Magnum Photos
Larry Towell USA. NYC. 9/11/2001. A dazed man picks up a paper that was blown out of the towers after the attack of the World Trade Center, and begins to read it.. © Larry Towell | Magnum Photos
Collection T. Dworzak AFGHANISTAN. Kandahar. 2002. Taliban portrait. © Collection T. Dworzak | Magnum Photos
Mikhael Subotzky SOUTH AFRICA. Johannesburg. 2008. From the Ponte City project, A book about the tallest residential skyscraper in Africa. In collaboration with Patrick Waterhouse. Copyright Mikhael Subotzky and Pa (...)
Olivia Arthur SAUDI ARABIA. Jeddah. Saudi girls at an all-women's wedding party. *A print of the image has been rephotographed under a reflective light to partially conceal identity. 2009 © Olivia Arthur | Magnum Photos
Paolo Pellegrin A family in the Crescent area of Rochester.
Rochester, NY. USA 2012 © Paolo Pellegrin | Magnum Photos
Christopher Anderson USA. New York City, NY. 2014. Cherries spilled on crosswalk. © Christopher Anderson | Magnum Photos

Originally created to mark the occasion of the Magnum collective’s 70th anniversary, the landmark exhibition Magnum Manifesto celebrated 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, curator Clément Chéroux explored 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 – a co-production between ICP and Magnum Photos – was accompanied by a book of the same name, published by Thames & Hudson.

Featuring group and individual projects, the exhibition includes over two hundred prints as well as books, magazines, videos, and rarely before seen archival documents. Among many others, it features the work of Christopher Anderson, Jonas Bendiksen, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Cornell and Robert Capa, Chim (David Seymour), Raymond Depardon, Bieke Depoorter, Elliott Erwitt, Martine Franck, Leonard Freed, Paul Fusco, Cristina Garcia Rodero, Burt Glinn, Jim Goldberg, Joseph Koudelka, Sergio Larrain, Susan Meiselas, Wayne Miller, Martin Parr, Marc Riboud, Alessandra Sanguinetti, W. Eugene Smith, Alec Soth, Chris Steele-Perkins, Dennis Stock, Mikhael Subotzky, and Alex Webb.

Magnum Manifesto opens at Compton Verney Art Gallery, Warwickshire, England, on October 12th and is on view until December 15th, 2019.

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