Produced by Kate Phillips, Magnum Photos
Yes, We Cannes!
The Cannes Film Festival starts today and runs until May 22. Magnum looks back at six decades of the famous international film showcase and schmooze-fest. CANNES, France—The opening ceremony of the Cannes Film Festival, 1953.
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 Struck by the verisimilitude of the prints as historical documents of the life of the peoples around the mountain - woodcutters, fishermen, peasants, aristocrats - as well as the beauty and spiritual aspect of the area,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
Photography is essentially a personal matter — a search for inner truth.