The Magnum Digest: December 16, 2021
Nanna Heitmann shoots Dmitry Muratov and Russian Journalists for the Nobel Peace Prize exhibition; Patrick Zachmann and MAHJ launch a search for Holocaust survivors he depicted in the 1980s; Peter van Agtmael in The Atlantic and Alessandra Sanguinetti in Harper’s Bazaar
This Year’s Nobel Peace Prize Exhibition features work by Nanna Heitmann portraying “Dmitry Muratov in Novaya Gazeta, the newspaper he is running. She has also met young, independent journalists in Russia, many of whom are declared “foreign agents”, and operating under strong restrictions.”
The MAHJ in Paris is launching a search to find the identity of Holocaust survivors photographed by Patrick Zachmann in the 1980s. More information about Patrick’s current exhibition, and accompanying book, can be found here.
Whatever You Say, Say Nothing by Gilles Peress and Harry Gruyaert’s India have been reviewed by The New York Times here.
A short piece in The British Journal of Photography marks the re-release of Christopher Anderson’s Son with forty additional images charting Anderson’s family life since the original 2012 publication.
The Guardian reports on the renewed prominence given to a 1936 image by Robert Capa of a Spanish bombsite, taken during the Spanish Civil War, at Madrid’s Reina Sofía Museum, as well as the wide-ranging social impact of the photograph.
Peter van Agtmael talks to The Atlantic about his image of the crowd reacting to Trump’s arrival at a rally, in a short piece entitled “The Power of Trump’s Magnetism in One Photo”.
Alessandra Sanguinetti’s images illustrate an interview with Rita Moreno and Ariana DeBose in Harper’s Bazaar. Moreno was Anita in the 1961 film West Side Story and DeBose has taken the role in Steven Spielberg’s 2021 remake of the musical.