Bruno Barbey A boy plays in the Riviere of Galets. Reunion. 1991. © Bruno Barbey | Magnum Photos
Paolo Pellegrin Divers Davd Boudia and Thomas Finchum. Fort Lauderdale, USA. 2008. © Paolo Pellegrin | Magnum Photos
Carolyn Drake Birthday party at Olympia, a gated community. Wellington, Florida. USA. 2005. © Carolyn Drake | Magnum Photos
Trent Parke Adelaide, Seaton, South Australia. Australia. 2007. © Trent Parke | Magnum Photos
Elliott Erwitt Elliott Erwitt, Self-portrait. Saint Tropez, France. 1979. © Elliott Erwitt | Magnum Photos

A new exhibition curated by Magnum photographer Martin Parr and Magnum nominee Cristina de Middel explores the myriad connotations of the word ‘Play’. From sport and leisure to music, the exhibition brings together the work of 51 Magnum photographers and features more than 180 images from the archive.

“The great thing about this word is that it can mean so many different things. If you also account for the huge variety of styles and visions of accumulated Magnum photographers the choice and range become enormous,” says Parr.

The exhibition is part of a “Carte Blanche” that PhotoEspaña has given to Cristina De Middel and one of the 6 exhibitions she is curating on the theme of ‘Players’.

Exhibition produced by Fundación Telefónica

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