Photography Stories

These Magnum winners echo the best of the best

Magnum LensCulture Photography Awards show the influence of Greenfield, Parr, McCurry and Eggleston These Magnum winners echo the best of the best

Joel Meyerowitz talks French nonchalance

As Joel's Arles show opens, we look back at his earlier photographic jaunt around Europe, half a century ago Joel Meyerowitz talks French nonchalance

Our Magnum book has made it to Arles!

Magnum Photobook: The Catalogue Raisonné has been shortlisted for Rencontres d'Arles’ Historical Book Award Our Magnum book has made it to Arles!

Erik Kessels Fails It in Europe

Curator and creative director shares some of his favourite mistakes with Europe’s gallery-goers this summer Erik Kessels Fails It in Europe

Magnum’s American Crisis

Here’s how the world’s leading photo agency pictured the US in earlier troubled times Magnum’s American Crisis

When Wolfgang Tillmans shot Pride

For Pride month we look back at Tillmans’ coverage of the 1992 event and the different ways he’s exhibited it since When Wolfgang Tillmans shot Pride

Meet the godfather of political memes

Decades before Corbyn and Trump fans shared their JPEGs - John Heartfield was cutting and pasting politics Meet the godfather of political memes

Was Eadweard Muybridge the first Silicon Valley pioneer?

On the anniversary of Horses Trotting, a brief look at how tech, cash and ambition first came together in Palo Alto
Was Eadweard Muybridge the first Silicon Valley pioneer?

Robert Mapplethorpe’s two American Flags

On Flag Day we look at his Stars and Stripes photos and ask what they reveal about the artist Robert Mapplethorpe’s two American Flags

Magnum Photos get closer (and cheaper)

The photo agency’s latest print sale focuses on ways in which photographers have got close to their subjects  Magnum Photos get closer (and cheaper)

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