For me, at least, and I think for many people in Magnum, the confrontation with reality is about understanding and formulating the ambiguity of it, and giving an account of the many forces that are at work within it.
Niagara Falls has long been a destination for newlyweds and lovers. Alec Soth traveled there to explore just why it is that Niagara is associated with sexuality, passion, and new love. "Niagara" is currently on display at New York's Gagosian Gallery.
Leaving the Ivory Tower
Werner Bischof: Life and Work
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 killed at the early age of 38.
On Jan. 30, 1972, 13 civil rights demonstrators in Londonderry, Northern Ireland, were shot dead after British troops opened fire on the crowd. Magnum photographers Gilles Peress and Philip Jones Griffiths, there covering hostilities involving the Irish Republican Army, took a close look at the struggles leading up to Bloody Sunday and its aftermath.