The motto of the 4th International Dubai Film Festival was "Bridging Cultures, Meeting Minds." In his own words Abbas treated the festival almost like a failed paparazzo surveying both front and backstage.
Happy New Year by Magnum Photographers
Fireworks, dancing, lots of champagne and promises to do things better next year. Anticipation, celebration, hangover. This essay celebrates the ritual of New Year's Eve. Magnum wishes everybody a happy one.
The World Is Young is a profound and loving book by Wayne Miller, a former principal assistant to Edward Steichen. Each photograph is an exploration and celebration of the simple pleasures of childhood.
Nearly everyone has been subjected to awkward and unfortunate dinner parties or similar occasions, especially during the holidays. Magnum documents some such events, in hopes that you have better luck.
Quote of the Week
It's not how a photographer looks at the world that is important. It's their intimate relationship with it."