Theory & Practice

The Joy of Seeing: Magnum Street Photography

Henri Cartier-Bresson The narrow street of Barcelona's roughest quarter is the home of prostitutes, petty thieves and dope peddlers. But I saw a fruit vendor sleeping against a wall and was struck by the surprisingly ge (...)
Sergio Larrain In Santiago there is a vast population of vagabond children who beg in the parks, sleep anywhere they can, forming an independant sort of tribe in the middle of the city with their own language, cu (...)
Ernst Haas A torn poster in New York City with the appearance of a face in silhouette. New York.USA. 1960. Ernst Haas/Courtesy of Getty Images © Ernst Haas | Magnum Photos
Carolyn Drake Jose, who goes by Bonez, fixing the car in the parking lot of AutoZone. Bonez gave us lollipops. Vallejo, California. USA. 2016. © Carolyn Drake | Magnum Photos
Carolyn Drake A volunteer returns carts from the parking lot at the 99 cent store on Sonoma Blvd. Vallejo, California. USA. 2016. © Carolyn Drake | Magnum Photos
Susan Meiselas USA. New York City. 1976. Little Italy. Dee, JoJo. Frankie and Lisa after school on Prince Street. © Susan Meiselas | Magnum Photos
Mark Power USA. Florida. Broward County. Swap Shop drive-in movie theatre.


(From 'Postcards From America'). © Mark Power | Magnum Photos
Mark Power Death of Pope John Paul II. Watching the Pope's funeral on large video screens, broadcast live from the Vatican. Warsaw. Poland. April 2005. © Mark Power | Magnum Photos
Peter van Agtmael USA. Louisville, KY. 2015. Wyandotte, the neighborhood on the outskirts of Churchill Downs, where the Kentucky Derby is held each year during the first weekend of May. Taken during Derby weekend. © Peter van Agtmael | Magnum Photos