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Magnum Stories
HC 28,5x28,5 cm 511 p.
Phaidon 2004

A vast range of photographers are included, from Magnums founders ? Robert Capa, George Rodger, David Seymour and Henri Cartier-Bresson ? to the second and third generations of members, including Eve Arnold, W. Eugene Smith, René Burri, Raymond Depardon, Steve McCurry, Martin Parr and Josef Koudelka, as well as the newest recruits of the last few years.

Each of the photographers is represented by a photo story of their choice, laid out to their specifications, and a text in their own voice that offers a rare insight into their individual thought processes and working practise. The chosen stories covers a wide range of subjects including the Vietnam War, Kosovo, Picasso, Malcolm X, bullfighting in Pamplona, Gandhis funeral, Morocco and post-war Iraq. The book spans a variety of photographic genres such as war and documentary photography, photojournalism, social realism, portraiture, landscapes, fashion.


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