The pictures I took spontaneously — with a blisslike sensation, as if they had long inhabited my unconscious — were often more powerful than those I had painstakingly composed. I grasped their magic as in passing.
Norway’s most famous artist, Edvard Munch, was born on this day in 1863. His iconic painting “The Scream” is regarded as a representation of modern psychic agony. Magnum and Slate present a gallery inspired by this famous work.
SOUTH AFRICA—An annual meeting of members of the Zion Christian Church, 1994.
The death of Chile's Augusto Pinochet on Dec. 10, 2006 was more than the
passing of another dictator. His violent regime spurred an international
human rights movement. Activist and lawyer Reed Brody from Human Rights
Watch, who has closely followed the legal case against Pinochet for a
decade, provided the commentary for this essay.
Minutes to Midnight
by Trent Parke
Trent Parke captured Minutes to Midnight during a two-year journey across Australia at the end of which his son was born. It is both a document of a nation mourning the loss of a perceived innocence and a man's vision and evolution.