Topic: Magnum

Sergio Larrain—Magnum
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Life on the Streets: Sergio Larrain at Rencontres

For a man who worked professionally for barely more than ten years, Sergio Larrain, who died in 2012, had a disproportionately large impact on photography. The author of four books, he is widely considered Chile’s finest lensman, though he became something of a recluse later in life.

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Yolanda Cuomo at her desk in her Chelsea studio, New York NY, February 4, 2012.
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Profile of a Curatorial Master: Yolanda Cuomo

Yolanda Cuomo is the curatorial voice behind some of the 20th century’s greatest photographic books. This year, alongside Melissa Harris, Cuomo is co-curating this year’s LOOK3 Festival of the Photograph in Charlottesville, Va.

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USA. Illinois. Chicago. 1948. An alley between overcrowded tenements, with garbage thrown over the railings of the back porches. Most of the area's tenants were transient. Contact email:New York : photography@magnumphotos.comParis : magnum@magnumphotos.frLondon : magnum@magnumphotos.co.ukTokyo : tokyo@magnumphotos.co.jpContact phones:New York : +1 212 929 6000Paris: + 33 1 53 42 50 00London: + 44 20 7490 1771Tokyo: + 81 3 3219 0771Image URL:http://www.magnumphotos.com/Archive/C.aspx?VP3=ViewBox_VPage&IID=2S5RYDI201Y8&CT=Image&IT=ZoomImage01_VForm
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In Memoriam: Wayne Miller (1918 – 2013)

Wayne Miller, the legendary Magnum photographer known for his photographs of the World War II Pacific theater and the post-war streets of Chicago, passed away Wednesday at the age of 94.

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Florian van Roekel—Courtesy Flatland Gallery
Photo Essay

A Major Case of ‘the Mondays': Photographs of Office Life

Happy Administrative Professionals Day! To observe the occasion, LightBox presents a curated selection of images by 10 photographers taken over the past quarter-century on the subject of modern office life — its quirks, arcane customs and distinctive fashions.

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Battle Company
Out There

Revisiting Memory and Preserving Legacy: Tim Hetherington and Chris Hondros

Nearly two years ago, photographers Tim Hetherington and Chris Hondros were killed in Misrata, Libya. A new documentary on Hetherington’s life, produced by friend Sebastian Junger, premieres on HBO April 18, 2013. Here, photographer Peter van Agtmael reflects on the memory of his colleagues and the legacy of their lives.

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California, 1955.
Photo Essay

A Kiss Is (More Than) Just a Kiss: Elliott Erwitt’s Portraits of Intimacy

To commemorate Valentine’s Day in a unique and moving way, LightBox turned to Elliott Erwitt’s sprawling archive for inspiration.

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Liu Jie
Photo Essay

Migrant Nation: Liu Jie Documents China’s Ongoing Transformation

Chinese photographer Liu Jie photographed more than 20 villages in the Chinese countryside, documenting the separation of rural families due to urban migration.

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Leonard Freed—Magnum
Out There

This is the Day: The 1963 March on Washington

To mark the 50th anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington this August, TIME presents a new book by the J. Paul Getty Museum featuring photographs of the historic rally by Magnum photographer Leonard Freed. LightBox asked Julian Bond, chairman emeritus of the NAACP, to share his memories of the march.

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David Seymour—Magnum
Out There

A Second Look: Chim’s Children of War

In 1948, Magnum photographer David Seymour was given a mission by the newly founded UNICEF: report on the fate of the 13 million children across Europe who have been left homeless and/or in dire need by the Second World War. ‘Children of War’, a new book by Umbrage Edition, highlights his incredible photographs of European children taken in the aftermath of the war.

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Arnaud Maggs courtesy of Susan Hobbs Gallery, Toronto
The Backstory

In Memoriam: Photographers Who Died in 2012

TIME pauses to remember the photographers we lost in 2012.

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