The Magnum Digest: February 25, 2018
Newly digitized color photographs of Billy Graham by Elliot Erwitt, Martin Parr in fashion, Jonas Bendiksen meets life savers of the sea, and more from Magnum photographers this week
Martin Parr in Fashion
As Fashion Week descended on London, The Observer New Review revisited Martin Parr‘s behind-the-scenes shots from the make-up table of a fashion show. Read about what the image represents here. Parr’s work was also referenced in a show from this February’s shows as London-based brand Mother of Pearl presented their collection inspired by British artists including David Hockney and Martin Parr. See that collection here.
Toilet Paper x Martin Parr
ToiletMartin PaperParr Magazine is a brand new special edition of Toilet Paper magazine, published by Damiani books. It presents a visual dialogue, providing a unique insight into irony and subversion through vibrant, back-to-back full bleed spreads. ToiletMartin PaperParr is available here.
Lifesavers of the Sea
Jonas Bendiksen recently went to Iceland to meet the voluntary heroes who brave extreme conditions to save lives. See the story on Red Bull here.
Jim Goldberg’s new book Candy, a project created in response to returning to New Haven, Connecticut, which he had left in 1971, has been featured on American Suburb X. See the story here.
Billy Graham by Elliot Erwitt
This week evangelical preacher Billy Graham died. Newly digitized color work by Elliott Erwitt has been added to the Magnum online archive. See the images on Magnum Pro here.