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The Magnum Digest: September 28, 2018

Bruce Gilden makes Beauty Papers’ cover, Jim Goldberg and Chien-Chi Chang shoot for Vogue, and more from Magnum photographers this week

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David Hurn Enjoying the beach. Porth Oer (Whistling Sands), Wales, GB. 2004. © David Hurn | Magnum Photos

David Hurn’s beaches in Country Life

Country Life magazine has published a selection of David Hurn’s monochromatic images documenting the everyday lives of seaside visitors, which form part of The Great British Seaside: Photography from the 1960s to the Present exhibition at the National Maritime Museum. The exhibition, which features a number of other photographers, including Magnum’s Martin Parr, comes to a close this weekend. Read the Country Life feature here, and get exhibition details here.

Read why the seaside is such a source of inspiration for David Hurn and Martin Parr’s work on Magnum here. Explore more work about how a coastline location has been at the center of other Magnum photographers work in our Life by the Sea series here.

David Hurn Actress Claire Gordon on the beach. Hearne Bay, England, GB. 1963. © David Hurn | Magnum Photos

Bruce Gilden for Beauty Papers 

Bruce Gilden has shot a series of portraits and a cover for the latest issue of beauty-focused art magazine Beauty Papers. Turning the lens on the photographer himself, Beauty Papers then filmed Bruce as he walked the streets of his familiar stomping ground New York City.

Read Beauty Papers’ feature and watch the short film here. Read about Bruce’s latest book Syracuse, 1981 here.

Bruce Gilden NY, USA. 2018. © Bruce Gilden | Magnum Photos

Jim Goldberg for Vogue

Jim Goldberg’s images of 21-year-old rising star Luke Hedges have been published alongside a profile on the Oscar-nominated actor by American Vogue.

Read the Vogue feature here.

Jim Goldberg Lucas Hedges. Los Angeles, USA. 2018. © Jim Goldberg | Magnum Photos
Jim Goldberg Lucas Hedges. Los Angeles, USA. 2018. © Jim Goldberg | Magnum Photos

Coding with Kloss

Chien-Chi Chang photographed supermodel and coding mastermind Karlie Kloss for Vogue as she led Kode with Klossy, her summer camp aimed at teenage girls who are interested in tech.

Read the Vogue feature here.

Chien-Chi Chang Model Karlie Kloss. Shanghai, China. 2018. © Chien-Chi Chang | Magnum Photos

Recommended Reading

As part of Lecture in Progress’ alternative reading lists, Martin Parr and Magnum’s Global Digital Director Anne Bourgeois-Vignon share the books that remain longstanding sources of inspiration for them.

Read the feature here and revisit Martin Parr and David Solo in conversation on the evolution of photobooks on Magnum here.

Martin Parr Margate, Kent. England, GB. 1986. © Martin Parr | Magnum Photos

Approximate Joy

Christopher Anderson’s latest book Approximate Joy documents the effect technology and consumerism has on the lives of contemporary youth in China today.

Read Creative Boom’s feature on the book here. Read Magnum’s interview with Christopher Anderson here.

Christopher Anderson Street portrait. Shanghai, China. 2017. © Christopher Anderson | Magnum Photos
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