The Magnum Digest: October 18, 2019
Christopher Anderson photographs singer Rosalía, Martin Parr's early works feature on Dazed, escapism explored by Cristina de Middel, and more from Magnum photographers this week
Martin Parr’s Early Works on Dazed
Martin Parr’s new book, Early Works, has been featured on Dazed. The book features black and white photography made in the British Isles, as well as India and China, between 1970 and 1984. Read the Dazed feature here, and take an expanded look at the book on Magnum, here.
Christopher Anderson photographs Rosalía for The New York Times Magazine
Christopher Anderson photographed Spanish popstar Rosalía, described as “Beyoncé in the Latin world”, for the The New York Times Magazine. The feature, in which the singer is interviewed about her early life and career, also explores the inspirational role her classical training in flamenco plays in her music-making. See Anderson’s photographs and read the profile, here.
Cristina de Middel shoots for California Sunday Magazine
As part of California Sunday Magazine’s ‘Escape’ issue, residents of three of the most populous cities in the world — São Paulo, Shanghai, and Los Angeles — were interviewed about their idea of escape. See Cristina de Middel’s portraits, taken in Sao Paolo, alongside other images from the story, and their accompanying testimonies, here.
Alex Majoli for Vanity Fair
Alex Majoli photographed Dior’s long-time jewelry designer Victoire Castellane and offered a behind-the-scenes look at the craftsmanship in action at the Dior Fine Jewelry atelier in Paris, where Castellane is creative director. Read the profile and see Majoli’s images here.
Alex Webb discusses his new book on Brooklyn
Brooklyn: The City Within, the new book by Alex Webb and Rebecca Norris Webb, created from images taken in the New York borough over five years, has been featured on The Guardian. See photographs from the book along with the pair’s reflections on the borough and their familial roots there, on The Guardian.
Martin Parr’s photos of Wales on The Guardian
Coinciding with his exhibition at the National Museum Cardiff, The Guardian has interviewed Martin Parr about orchestrating “odd mini-dramas” through images he has taken in Wales over four decades. Read the interview here, and see more information about the exhibition here.
Magnum Manifesto on BBC Radio 4 PM
Magnum Manifesto, a group publication which explores the founding and history of the Magnum Photos collective, was featured on BBC Radio 4’s PM news programme this week. Listeners in the UK can play the broadcast on-demand on the BBC’s website, here.
Magnum Manifesto is currently on show as an exhibition at the Compton Verney Art Gallery, Warwickshire, England. More information on the show can be found here.