magnum° postcards


A postcard collection of 50 of the best images by Magnum photographers.


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Price: USD$22.95

magnum° postcards is a unique gift and souvenir collection of 50 of the best images from the book magnum°. Offering a vision of the contemporary world at the turn of the twentieth-century by the photographers of the celebrated Magnum agency, they accompany the major exhibition, now touring worldwide. Selected from the hundreds of photographs featured in magnum°, these are powerful and poetic images by Magnum's best-known photographers, including Henri Cartier-Bresson, René Burri, Steve McCurry, Inge Morath and Martin Parr. The collection is richly varied; some images make strong and exciting statements about the reality of the world, others are playful, delighting in colour and form. With the cards using the unusual square format, the packaging of magnum° postcards is also a work of art in its own right. Whether to send or to collect, magnum° postcards is a stunning gift item that will appeal to all lovers of contemporary design and photography.

SPECIFICATIONS:

Format: Card Box
Size: 161 x 161 mm (6 3/8 x 6 3/8 in)
Pages: pp
Illustrations: 0 illustrations
ISBN: 9780714840086

"Another price-is-right item from Phaidon... The cards range from Martin Parr's whimsically garish English close-ups to photojournalist James Nachtwey's austere black-and-whites. They come in a cute little tin that's worth saving."—American Photo

"The sheer power is breathtaking... Heartbreakingly beautiful."—Independent

"Magnum are the originals, the auteurs, the most committed of the photojournalists, and they demand respect."—foto8

"Another price-is-right item from Phaidon... The cards range from Martin Parr's whimsically garish English close-ups to photojournalist James Nachtwey's austere black-and-whites. They come in a cute little tin that's worth saving."—American Photo

"The sheer power is breathtaking... Heartbreakingly beautiful."—Independent


 

 

 
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