"I was never concerned with making a conventional travelogue of Tokyo, many exist and are useful guides. I was more interested in atmosphere, feeling, a sense of the strange, the whimsical, the daft, all quite intangible. I wanted the viewer, like me, to feel they sort of understood it, but didn't. They recognised something but could not quite figure it out." - Chris Steele-Perkins, February 2007
by Magnum Photographers
The definitive ceremony for American popular cinema, the Oscars recognize excellence in acting, directing, and screenwriting. This story explores the intrigue, the ardor, and the occasional triviality of the Academy Awards, as seen by Magnum Photographers.
Tibetan Tulkus: Images of Continuity
by Martine Franck
Tulkus are children believed to be reincarnated lamas. They are guided by teachings of a dedicated tutor and are revered throughout their lives. Martine Franck visited them in monasteries in Tibet and India in 1996.
The most important of Hindu pilgrimages, Kumbh Mela will come to a close Feb. 26. During Kumbh Mela, millions of pilgrims come to bathe in the holy rivers in India. Bruce Gilden documented this extraordinary gathering in 2001. (This gallery contains nudity.)