Magnum Digest

The Magnum Digest, May 4, 2018

Zeit delves into Christopher Anderson's archive, The Guardian features Jonas Bendiksen at home, The New York Times pays tribute to Abbas, and more from Magnum photographers this week

Christopher Anderson | Magnum Photos Sunset on Kent Avenue and South 3rd Street in Williamsburg. Barricades line the Domino Sugar factory construction site. Brooklyn, NY, USA. 2016. “Great journeys are about experience and discove (...)

Christopher Anderson in Zeit

Last week, Zeit Magazine featured a cover story and interview with Christopher Anderson. Subscribers can read the lead feature online here.

Christopher Anderson Christian Quinlan's mid-century modern house. Bergerac, France. 2016. © Christopher Anderson | Magnum Photos

Labor Day

Also on Zeit, ahead of Labor day, see archival images featuring traditional workers here.

Patrick Zachmann South Highway, France. © Patrick Zachmann | Magnum Photos

Susan Meiselas on Dazed

Youth culture magazine Dazed interviewed Susan Meiselas about her outstanding body of work. See what the Magnum photographer had to say about her career, and what advice she has for young photographers here.

Susan Meiselas Sandinistas at the walls of the Esteli National Guard headquarters. Esteli, Nicaragua. 1979. © Susan Meiselas | Magnum Photos

Jonas Bendiksen at Home

Featured by The Guardian, Norwegian photographer Jonas Bendiksen‘s image of his baby daughter at home captures a private moment tinged with fear and comedy. See the article about it here.

Jonas Bendiksen © Jonas Bendiksen | Magnum Photos

1968: A World in Turmoil

The Guardian’s feature on how the art of 1968 captured a world in turmoil features Josef Koudelka’s iconic image of the moments troops entered Prague during the August 1968 Prague Spring. See the feature here. See a dedicated feature about Koudelka’s Prague Spring work on Magnum Photos here.

Josef Koudelka Warsaw Pact troops invasion. Prague, Czechoslovakia. August 1968. © Josef Koudelka | Magnum Photos

Harry Gruyaert in Belgium

As the Fotomuseum in Antwerp hosts a stunning retrospective of Harry Gruyaert’s work, The Eye of Photography traces the Magnum photographer’s career and his relationship with Belgium. Read the story here.

Harry Gruyaert Ukraine hotel, Russia. 1989. © Harry Gruyaert | Magnum Photos

Abbas, by The New York Times

Following the passing of Magnum photographer Abbas last week, The New York Times published this obituary. Read the Magnum Photos tribute to Abbas here.

Abbas Pilgrims from all over the country as well as the diaspora come to this sacred waterfall to take a luck bath. With medicinal herbs and perfumes, they ask their Voodoo loas (personal or family spiri (...)
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