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The Magnum Digest: May 3, 2019

Alex Webb shoots Lineisy Montero for CR Fashion Book, Martin Parr speaks to GQ, Magnum launches its new Creative site, and more from the agency this week

Alex Webb Fashion shoot with model Lineisy Montero. La Perla. Puerto Rico. 2018. © Alex Webb | Magnum Photos

Alex Webb for CR Fashion Book

Alex Webb travelled to Puerto Rico to photograph a fashion story for CR Fashion Book featuring Dominican model Lineisy Montero. See the full feature here.

Alex Webb Fashion shoot with model Lineisy Montero. Pinones. Puerto Rico. 2018. © Alex Webb | Magnum Photos

Carolyn Drake on Aperture

Carolyn Drake’s photographs of the 2018 wildfires point to the human role in creating a new, terrifying normal,” writes William Finnegan for Aperture. See Drake’s images of the aftermath of the ferocious fires that tore through her home state of California last year, and read what Finnegan had to say on their significance here.

Carolyn Drake Scenes around Redding one month after the Carr fire was fully contained. California. USA. 2018. © Carolyn Drake | Magnum Photos

Martin Parr in British GQ

Covering a range of discussion points, from his dinner with Tony Ray-Jones to his love for Birkenstocks, Martin Parr answered 20 questions for British GQ. Read the feature here.

Martin Parr’s exhibition ‘Only Human’ at London’s National Portrait Gallery continues until the end of the month, closing on May 27. Exhibition information here.

Read the institution’s Head of Photographs Collection Phillip Prodger on Parr’s practice, here, on Magnum. Read Artsy’s article on the exhibition here.

Martin Parr Preparing lobster pots. Newlyn Harbour. Cornwall. England. Great Britain. 2018. © Martin Parr | Magnum Photos
Martin Parr The Queen visiting the Drapers’ Livery Hall. The Drapers’ Livery’s 650th Anniversary. City of London. London. England. Great Britain. 2014. © Martin Parr | Magnum Photos

Chris Steele-Perkins in Brixton

Chris Steele-Perkins has travelled the world for almost five decades but his latest exhibition features work made very much closer to home. The exhibition ‘In Brixton’ offers a previously unseen and intimate exploration of the South London community where Steele-Perkins lived between his many foreign assignments. More information on the show can be found on SW Londoner here.

Chris Steele-Perkins Kids at the lido swimming pool show off. Brixton. London. England. G.B. 1995. © Chris Steele-Perkins | Magnum Photos

Tim Hetherington Award Shortlist Announced

This week, the shortlist of artists nominated for the Tim Hetherington Trust’s ‘2019 Visionary Award’ was announced. The award supports visual storytellers to produce innovative work, continuing Hetherington’s mission for this and future generations.

An event at London’s Frontline Club on Thursday May 9 will explore the work and ideas of the journalists and artists shortlisted for the ‘2019 Visionary Award’, culminating in the announcement of the winner.

More information and tickets here.

Tim Hetherington | Sleeping Soldiers 'Doc' Kelso sleeping. Korengal Valley, Kunar Province, Afghanistan. July 2008. © Tim Hetherington | Magnum Photos

The Magnum Creative Site is Live

The new Magnum Creative site has launched this week. The website showcases the breadth of the agency’s commercial work and services, from assignments and partnerships through to group books and exhibitions. Most recently, we published the results of Paolo Pellegrin and Gueorgui Pinkhassov‘s experimental series for Audi here.

Explore the new commercial website here.

Paolo Pellegrin Audi Brussels, the production plant of the Audi e-tron, the brand’s first fully electric powered vehicle. Belgium © Paolo Pellegrin | Magnum Photos