In "American Color", Manos has created a set of fascinating images that engage both the eye and mind in repeated viewings and contemplation. Photographing mostly in exotic locales and at public events within the United States, Manos presents a kaleidoscopic view of American culture.
Leaving the Ivory Tower by Werner Bischof
Compelled by the horrors of World War II to leave his successful career as a studio photographer, Werner Bischof became an important humanitarian force in photojournalism before being dying at the early age of 38.
Thirty-nine years ago this week in Los Angeles, Robert F. Kennedy was assassinated. A funeral train carried his body from New York City to Washington, D.C. In RFK Funeral Train, Paul Fusco documents the funeral train procession. Despite the hot weather, hundreds of thousands of people stood along the train tracks waiting to pay their respects.
In this week’s Zoom In, Magnum and Slate present various situations in which we are made to wait.
Quote of the Week
My photographic process lies between extremes: one extreme is play, the other is discipline; one is confusion, another is structure. I move between these extremes and keep pushing—looking for more and more visual complexity while managing to hold the frame together.