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Aug 6, 2019
by Magnum Photographers
Acclaimed American author Toni Morrison has died at the age of 88.

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Aug 6, 2019
by Martin Parr
Boat living is experiencing a golden age in London. The number of registered houseboats has more than doubled since 2012 to almost 5,000 now according to the Canal River Trust (CRT). Many see rivers and canals as a real alternative to the capital’s inaccessible housing market. Others opt to live on a boat driven by environmental concerns.

Magnum Photographer Martin Parr documented the diversity of... More...
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Aug 6, 2019
by Bruce Gilden
With motivation coming from personal family experiences, Bruce Gilden began photographing drug addicted women in 2015. These portraits have all been taken on the streets of notorious neighborhoods where drugs can be found and money earned to support the subjects’ habits.
Gilden’s 2018 book “Only God Can Judge Me” is dedicated to women he photographed over the span of three years in Miami. Earlier... More...
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Aug 6, 2019
by Alex Webb
Alex Webb, along with Magnum colleagues Gueorgui Pinkhassov and Mark Power, spent two weeks in July at a Moscow-based Live Lab. The exercise involved photographing modern Moscow and its inhabitants, editing and printing the work on site at the Schusev State Museum of Architecture. The results will be exhibited at the museum from July 16th to September 1st.
This album contains an edit of Webb’s part... More...
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Aug 6, 2019
by Peter van Agtmael
The 2015 death of suspect Freddie Gray at the hands of police officers caused public outrage and prompted a reassessment of the Baltimore Police Department's doctrines. Many residents of the city's high-crime and predominately African-American neighborhoods had long criticized the BPD's posture of an occupying army in enemy territory. In 2016 the US Department of Justice accused the BPD of racial discrimination... More...
Aug 2, 2019
Marlow captures the intangible essence of all form that is generated by creative force: the enduring mystery of space within space
- Martin Barnes, Senior Curator of Photographs, Victoria and Albert Museum

In 2008, Marlow was commissioned by Royal Mail, on the occasion of the 300th anniversary of the completion of St Paul’s Cathedral, to photograph six cathedrals. The resulting images of Lichfield,... More...
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Jul 30, 2019
by Emin Ozmen
Each year, the Turkish city of Edirne attracts a wide range of people to its Oil Wrestling Festival. Inscribed in the list of UNECO Intangible Cultural Heritage, the festival is considered to be the world's oldest continuously held sporting competition.
Wrestlers, known as "Pehlivan”, have come to compete in the arena for 658 years. Edirne, once the capital of the Ottoman Empire and home to important... More...