The Magnum Digest: March 25, 2018
Exhibition openings for Martin Parr, David Hurn, Paul Fusco and Philip Jones Griffiths, Matt Black on a photography podcast, book awards, and more from Magnum photographers this week
Bolivia Wins Book Award
Raymond Depardon’s book about Bolivia, created over several trips to the country, has been awarded the prize for the best photography book by La Nuit du Livre. You can see more from this series on Magnum Photos here.
The Inge Morath Award Opens
For more on Inge Morath, W magazine has published a piece focused on the making of the film The Misfits, documented by Inge Morath. The film starred Marilyn Monroe and was written by Arthur Miller, whom Morath later married. Read the story here.
The Train: RFK’s Last Journey
Paul Fusco’s documentation of Robert F. Kennedy’s funeral train captured the public outpouring of affection for a president that could have been but who was shot and killed during his campaign 50 years ago this year. As the work goes on show at SFMOMA, The Wall Street journal has published this review of the curation, which juxtaposes Fusco’s photographs with that of two contemporary artists. See more about RFK in this recent Magnum Photos story, which documented his campaign from the day he announced he was running for president to the public reaction to his murder.