Magnum Photos Blog
Ajax loader
Blog
Posts by
Page
of 384
Education
Jan 16, 2019
An intensive three-week documentary photography course in association with London College of Communication.

Apply now for this unique three-week course led by award-winning Magnum photographers Stuart Franklin and Chris Steele-Perkins, and by Max Houghton, course leader of MA Photojournalism and Documentary Photography at LCC.
Now in its fifth year, this course will equip students with the historical... More...
Featured Essays
Jan 16, 2019
by Stuart Franklin
With just over two months to go until the UK is due to leave the European Union, politicians from all sides — Conservative, Labour, Liberal Democrat, nationalists, unionists — voted down the deal painstakingly negotiated by Prime Minister Theresa May over the past two years.
Magnum photographer Stuart Franklin documented the moment among the crowd gathered outside the houses of Parliament and shares... More...
Featured Essays
Jan 16, 2019
by Moises Saman
Having eliminated ISIS from the country, Iraqi authorities have launched a campaign of retribution against alleged ISIS sympathizers. A corrupt and cruel system has used a broad brush to label thousands of men and boys as ISIS affiliates and hundreds have been hung despite the lack of firm evidence. At the same time, thousands of Sunni families with alleged ties to ISIS fighters have been interned... More...
Magnum News
Jan 16, 2019
Magnum presents historic and contemporary photographic works, including very rare prints


For its first participation at ArtGenève, Magnum presents a panorama of its photographic creation through a selection of iconic images covering 7 decades

A selection of vintage prints traces the history of the agency. Very rare prints by Abbas, Eve Arnold, Bruce Davidson, Marc Riboud and Raymond Depardon, cover... More...
Featured Essays
Jan 9, 2019
by Cristina de Middel
Alfonso Cuarón’s highly regarded “Roma” is a semi-autobiographical film set in Mexico City during the early 1970s. On January 6th he won a Golden Globe for directing the film and the project is expected to do well at the Academy Awards.
“Roma’s” primary characters are Sofia, a middle-class mother played by Marina de Tavira, and Cleo, a nanny played by first-time actress Yalitza Aparicio. In 2018 Cristina... More...
Featured Essays
Jan 9, 2019
by Susan Meiselas
In late November 2018 US Border Patrol agents fired tear gas on asylum seekers at The San Ysidro Port of Entry between Tijuana, Mexico and San Diego, California, as they attempted to cross en masse. The delays caused by bureaucratic limits on asylum applications at the crossing, which is situated between Tijuana, Mexico and San Diego, California, have forced the growing community of migrants in waiting... More...
Featured Essays
Jan 9, 2019
by Newsha Tavakolian
The nomadic Bakhtiari people inhabit Iran’s southwestern province of Khuzestan. Until recently, the region had been fertile, which made it ideal grazing land for a people whose livelihood is dependent on their herds of sheep. Land development and a long drought have forced changes to the Bakhtiari lifestyle. As green pastures disappear, shepherd families must travel great distances between suitable... More...
1
...