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Quote of the Week
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.
Paolo Pellegrin
Monday, Aug. 21, 2006
The 25th Anniversary of AIDS--Battling a Black Epidemic
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Conflict in Lebanon
Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2006
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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.

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Interactive Essays
Lebanon DiaryIn the Wake of Katrina
Lebanon Diary
by Christopher Anderson

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.

Magnum in Motion Video Podcasts
Book of the Week: <i>Leros</i>
Book of the Week: Leros
by Alex Majoli
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.
Zoom In: Disembodiment
Zoom In: Disembodiment
by Magnum Photographers
This week’s Zoom In is a conceptual selection hinging on photographic composition that shows extremities, heads, or other body parts.

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