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Magnum Group Magnum's First - Collective Exhibition. Dans le jardin du Belvédère. Vienna, Austria. @ Erich Lessing / Magnum Photos © Magnum Group | Magnum Photos
Magnum Group Magnum First - Collective Exhibition London. Mayfair (1954) Bond Street, London, Great Britain. 1953. @ Inge Morath / Magnum Photos © Magnum Group | Magnum Photos
Magnum Group Magnum First - Collective Exhibition. On the road to Cuzco, Peru. 1954. @ Werner Bishof / Magnum Photos © Magnum Group | Magnum Photos
Magnum Group Magnum's First-Collection Exhibition Fête de village, Pays Basque, France © Robert Capa © International Center of Photography / Magnum Photos © Magnum Group | Magnum Photos

Rediscovered in an Innsbruck cellar in 2006, the first Magnum group exhibition, Gesicht der Zeit, was initially presented in five Austrian cities between June 1955 and February 1956. After months of complex restoration work, the original prints and their mounting are now available for presentation.

Magnum’s First is composed of 83 black and white vintage prints that make up the eight photo essays by Henri Cartier-Bresson, Marc Riboud, Inge Morath, Jean Marquis, Werner Bischof, Ernst Haas, Robert Capa and Erich Lessing. An introductory segment also presents each photographer and his or her œuvre, and a full catalogue has been published to celebrate the discovery of this historical exhibition.

Location: Museo Diocesano Carlo Maria Martini, Milan
Dates: May 8 – October 6, 2019
Open Tuesday – Sunday 10am – 6pm.
Closed Monday excluding holidays.

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