Magnum Photos has teamed up with curatorial platform Plinth and publishing house Actes Sud, for a special pop-up at the Le Bon Marché Rive Gauche in Paris.
The Magnum photos pop-up is located at Le Bon Marché, the first and foremost Parisian department store, and showcases a one-stop shop featuring a curated collection of archival photographic prints by the likes of Martin Parr, Richard Kalvar and Guy Le Querrec, accompanied by an eclectic selection of homewares and smaller pieces by other Magnum photographers.
At Le Bon Marché Rive Gauche, a range of products will be displayed alongside contact sheet prints from Magnum’s extensive archive, which spans seven decades. Highlights to look out for include the ‘Box n°28’ by Wombat, which presents the photographs of Magnum’s 12 female Photographers; a limited edition silk scarf by Chris Steele-Perkins; Martin Parr’s quirky ceramic breakfast trays; and a gift card for a weekend street photography workshop organized by Magnum. Actes Sud, Magnum’s literary partner in France, is showcasing an accompanying collection of glossy tomes including Magnum Photo’s Anniversary Book, ‘Magnum Manifesto’.
Vouchers will be on sale for upcoming Magnum workshops, including this workshop coming to Paris in Spring 2018.
As part of Magnum’s 70th anniversary celebrations, the pop-up will also stage a full programme of talks, book signings and other events from some of the agency’s most celebrated members. A series of signings and talks will take place with photographers including Stuart Franklin, Richard Kalvar, Thomas Dworzak, Guy Le Querrec, Harry Gruyaert and Jérôme Sessini. The signed contact sheets presented by these photographers will be available for sale exclusively at the event.
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 from 5pm to 6:30pm
Presentation and signing of his contact sheet from his series documenting the Tiananmen Square protest.
Saturday, November 25, 2017 from 4pm to 5:30pm
Presentation and signing of copies of the Magnum Manifesto book and his contact sheet of his series ‘Fred Harris campaigning’ selected by Clément Chéroux and Clara Bouvresse.
Saturday, December 02, 2017 from 4pm to 5:30pm
Presentation and signing of his contact sheet showing the graduation ceremony of the Cossack Cadet Corps of Novosherkass.
Guy Le Querrec
Saturday, December 09, 2017 from 4pm to 5:30pm
Presentation and signature of his contact sheet taken during the Jazz Festival with Miles Davis. Signature of the book On the Big Foot’s track.
Saturday, December 16, 017 from 4pm to 5:30pm
Harry Gruyaert and Christina Vatsella, Director of the Magnum Gallery discuss collecting prints.
Sunday, December 17, 2017 from 4pm to 5:30pm
Presentation and signing of his contact sheet ‘Ciudad Juarez, Colonia Zaragoza, Mexico’.