Magnum Stories

Magnum Stories

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Through the work of key Magnum photographers, including Henri Cartier-Bresson, Robert Capa, Eugene Richards, Martin Parr, Inge Morath and Leonard Freed, this book covers a wide range of subjects including the Vietnam War, student protests in Tiananmen Square, Fidel Castro overthrows Cuban dictator in 1959, Picasso, Malcolm X, the French theatre group Theâtre du Soleil, the US invasion of Grenada in the early 1980s, the New York police, Apartheid and Buddhism. The photographic genres covered include war photography, documentary, photojournalism, social realism, portraits of people and places, fashion and news. There are 61 Magnum photographers featured in the book. Each photographer is represented across 8 pages by a photo story of their choice, which is fully illustrated, and a text which is written in the photographer's own voice based on new interviews with the author. As well as featuring the work of individual photographers, this book functions as a history and interrogation of the form of the photo story-- the key vehicle for photography in the twentieth century, from its earliest developments in the 30s, through the death of b1sphotojournalismb2s, to contemporary manifestations,

Publisher: London : Phaidon Press Limited, [2013]
Copyright Date: ©2004
ISBN: 0714865036 (pbk.)
9780714865034 (pbk.)
Branch Call Number: 070.490922 MAG
Characteristics: 510 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Additional Contributors: Boot, Chris - Editor

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