Produced by Kate Phillips, Magnum Photos
Though Tax Day is normally April 15, the IRS has moved it forward one business day to April 18 this year, which means plenty of Americans will be spending the weekend slaving over their returns to meet the filing deadline. Magnum shares your grief with a gallery of taxes, paperwork, and anxiety. Best of luck! NEW YORK CITY—James Dean with his accountant, 1955.
Book of the Week
by Chris Steele-Perkins
The impetus for this three-year project began when Steele - Perkins was offered a gift from his Japanese wife of the famous book by nineteenth-century master printmaker Katsushika Hokusai, "36 Views of Mount Fuji". Struck by the verisimilitude of the prints as historical documents of the life of the peoples around the mountain - woodcutters, fishermen, peasants, aristocrats - as well as the beauty and spiritual aspect of the area, Steele-Perkins began to research further.
Join the Fray
The more I work, the more I realize that the viewer is the only actor in the creation of meaning in a picture. And I like that.