Recent Articles

When Eve Arnold met Malcolm X
On Malcolm X Day, we look at the events surrounding an iconic shoot by the Magnum photographer
Published: Friday, 19 May 2017
Paul Smith takes Martin Parr to the beach
The Magnum photographer lets the designer reproduce his beach photographs on a suitably summery range
Published: Wednesday, 17 May 2017
Nicholas Fahey on why he loves Lauren Greenfield
The respected LA photo gallerist on what to look for in a Lauren Greenfield picture, how she's turning on a new generation to photography and why he thinks she's a little bit like Henri Cartier-Bresson
Published: Monday, 15 May 2017
Joel Meyerowitz - in black and white and full colour
Witness the moment when the pioneering American photographer began depicting his world in two ways
Published: Friday, 12 May 2017
How Martin Parr stopped these guys looking at his camera
The inquisitive British Magnum photographer on Mormons, patience, and making a personal connection
Published: Thursday, 27 April 2017
How DNA undermined Darwin
On the anniversary of DNA's discovery, we look at how the double helix called into question a few of his claims
Published: Tuesday, 25 April 2017
Eve Arnold and the story of The Unretouched Woman
On the anniversary of her birth, how the photo legend waited until she was in her sixties before making a book
Published: Friday, 21 April 2017
Lauren Greenfield is in conversation at the Design Museum
Don't miss the Economist’s Anne McElvoy interviewing the Generation Wealth photographer next month
Published: Thursday, 20 April 2017
Steve McCurry at Angkor Wat on World Heritage Day
The entire history of a great civilisation in one place - photographed by one great Magnum photographer

Published: Tuesday, 18 April 2017
When Magnum went to Italy
Rarely seen photos mark the agency’s 70th birthday show at Turin’s Fondazione Camera
Published: Thursday, 30 March 2017
Investigating the deathly side of Guy Bourdin
He turned up at Vogue on a camel and took sleeping pills to elongate his dreams - on the anniversary of the photographer’s death, we take a look at the morbid obsessions that fired his fashion imagery
Published: Wednesday, 29 March 2017
A Movement in a Moment: Photo-Secession
On the day of Edward Steichen’s birth we look back at his painterly take on photography
Published: Monday, 27 March 2017
Danny Lyon remembers Selma
52 years on from those historic marches the photographer recalls how violence led to justice
Published: Tuesday, 21 March 2017

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