I'm more interested in a photography that is 'unfinished' — a photography that is suggestive and can trigger a conversation or dialogue. There are pictures that are closed, finished, to which there is no way in.
Magnum and Slate celebrate the birthday of Henri Cartier-Bresson, French photographer and co-founder of the Magnum Photos cooperative, whose artful yet spontaneous photographs helped establish photojournalism as an art form.
VALENCIA, Spain—Inside the sliding doors of the bullfighting arena, 1933.
On July 12, Hezbollah fighters kidnapped two Israeli soldiers and killed three others. Israel responded by launching a bombing campaign that has killed hundreds and crippled Lebanon. Magnum photographer Christopher Anderson witnessed this in Lebanon, covering the conflict as it unfolded.
In the Wake of Katrina
by Larry Towell
Between September 3-11, 2005, Magnum photographer Larry Towell and Mississippi novelist Ace Atkins set out to document the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina—the worst natural disaster in US history. Driving from Bayou La Bartre, Ala. to Grand Isle, La., they encountered the victims of the storm and the horrible imprint it had left behind. This is what they witnessed in the wake of Katrina.
Alex Majoli's first book is an alarming reportage on the lives of inmates at the notorious psychiatric hospital on the Greek island of Leros. Majoli captures their daily lives both inside the hospital and outside it, after the facility closed in the mid-1990s.