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My photographs are political in a way: They intend to comment on the human comedy, and if this is not politics, what is?
David Seymour
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(c) Inge Morath / Magnum Photos
Tomorrow is the birthday of iconic Magnum photographer Inge Morath, who kept a vibrant photo journal of her many trips to the Soviet Union.

ST. PETERSBURG, USSR — A sleigh drawn by five horses, 1965.

© Inge Morath / Magnum Photos
Interactive Essays
Chernobyl LegacyRequiem in Samba
Chernobyl Legacy
by Paul Fusco

The nightmare of Chernobyl continues to be a painful reality for those exposed to its radioactive fallout. In Chernobyl Legacy, Paul Fusco faces the human tragedy of the world's worst nuclear energy disaster.

Requiem in Samba
by Alex Majoli

Living in the poor favelas of Brazil, photographer Alex Majoli encountered a beautiful but violent culture shaped by the constant specter of death. During his time there, he also discovered a different outlook on life captured in the sounds of samba.

Magnum in Motion Video Podcasts
Book of the Week: <i>L'Instante e la forma</i>
Book of the Week: L'Instante e la forma
by Ferdinando Scianna
In L'Instante e la forma, Ferdinando Scianna captures moments all over the world that reflect his own keen style, blending composition and exactness.
Zoom In: Here Comes Summer!
Zoom In: Here Comes Summer!
by Magnum Photographers
Americans typically celebrate the unofficial start of summer on Memorial Day weekend with barbecues, swimming parties, and trips to the beach.
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