50 Precious Magnum Photo Collection

50 Precious Magnum Photo Collection

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Magnum is a community of thought, a shared human quality, a curiosity about what is going on in the world, a respect for what is going on and a desire to transcribe it visually.” – Henri Cartier-Bresson

Here is 50 Timeless collections from their Library.

1. PAKISTAN. Peshawar. 1984. Afghan Girl at Nasir Bagh refugee camp.

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Photo © Steve McCurry/Magnum Photos

2. BRAZIL. Rio de Janeiro. 2010. Children’s Carnival at the Sambódromo.

Photo © David Alan Harvey/Magnum Photos
Photo © David Alan Harvey/Magnum Photos

3. USA. Philadelphia, PA. 2008. Detail I-95 (Toasting from Window).

Photo © Zoe Strauss/Magnum Photos
Photo © Zoe Strauss/Magnum Photos

4. USA. Chicago, Illinois. 1966. Muhammad ALI in gym training.

Photo © Thomas Hoepker/Magnum Photos
Photo © Thomas Hoepker/Magnum Photos

5. USA. New York City. February 25, 1976. Arnold SCHWARZENEGGER during the performance series, “Articulate Muscle: The Male Body in Art” at the Whitney Museum.

Photo © Elliott Erwitt/Magnum Photos USA. New York City. February 25, 1976. Arnold SCHWARZENEGGER during the performance series, "Articulate Muscle: The Male Body in Art" at the Whitney Museum.
Photo © Elliott Erwitt/Magnum Photos

6.  Courtyard of the Lycée Fénelon. June 1990.
Magnum photographers during their annual meeting.

Courtyard of the Lycée Fénelon. June 1990. Magnum photographers during their annual meeting.
Photo © René Burri/Magnum Photos Paris. 

7. Korengal Valley, Kunar Province. April 2008. Jones practices his golf swing while at the main KOP firebase in the valley. Soldiers spend about 2 weeks at the Restrepo outpost before coming back to the main KOP base where they can get a hot shower and call their family.

Photo © Tim Hetherington/Magnum Photos AFGHANISTAN.
Photo © Tim Hetherington/Magnum Photos
AFGHANISTAN.

8. G.B. ENGLAND. Bolton. Bolton School. A chemistry experiment. 1984.

Photo © Peter Marlow/Magnum Photos
Photo © Peter Marlow/Magnum Photos

9. RUSSIA. Altai Territory. 2000. Villagers collecting scrap from a crashed spacecraft, surrounded by thousands of white butterflies. Environmentalists fear for the region’s future due to the toxic rocket fuel.

Photo © Jonas Bendiksen/Magnum Photos
Photo © Jonas Bendiksen/Magnum Photos

10. USA. Chicago, Illinois. 1966. Muhammad ALI on a bridge overlooking the Chicago River and the city’s skyline.

Photo © Thomas Hoepker/Magnum Photos
Photo © Thomas Hoepker/Magnum Photos

11. AFGHANISTAN. Kandahar. March 2005. A boy covers his eyes during a sandstorm in the southern city of Kandahar.

Photo © Moises Saman/Magnum Photos
Photo © Moises Saman/Magnum Photos

12. GB. ENGLAND. Manchester. Moss Side Estate. 1986.

Photo © Stuart Franklin/Magnum Photos
Photo © Stuart Franklin/Magnum Photos

13. USA. Brooklyn, NY. 2009. Atlas waves goodbye to Papa from the door to hallway.

Photo © Christopher Anderson/Magnum Photos
Photo © Christopher Anderson/Magnum Photos

14. CANADA. Lambton County, Ontario. Photographer Larry TOWELL with his pockets full of newborn kittens. One climbs onto his hat. One of his children’s hands points upward. Cats have many litters in the spring. Farm cats usually live in the barn and are there to keep the mouse population in check. Others make family pets. 1997.

Photo © Larry Towell/Magnum Photos
Photo © Larry Towell/Magnum Photos

15. Japan, Kyoto. School children with umbrellas visiting a temple in the Kiyomizu hills. 1977.

Photo © Thomas Hoepker/Magnum Photos
Photo © Thomas Hoepker/Magnum Photos

16. USA. 4th street in New York City. 1970.

Photo © Richard Kalvar/Magnum Photos
Photo © Richard Kalvar/Magnum Photos

17. BRAZIL. Rio de Janeiro. 2009. Marion and Atlas in the shower.

Photo © Christopher Anderson/Magnum Photos
Photo © Christopher Anderson/Magnum Photos

18. Paris. February 1978. Flooding of the Seine.

Photo © Patrick Zachmann/Magnum Photos
Photo © Patrick Zachmann/Magnum Photos

19. EGYPT. Cairo. August 31, 2013. An Egyptian made pistol in a neighborhood near downtown Cairo.

Photo © Michael Christopher Brown/Magnum Photos
Photo © Michael Christopher Brown/Magnum Photos

20. TAIWAN. Taichung. 1997. A newlywed couple and flower children.

Photo © Chien-Chi Chang/Magnum Photos
Photo © Chien-Chi Chang/Magnum Photos

21. INDIA. West Bengal. 1983. Bicycles on the side of a train.

Photo © Steve McCurry/Magnum Photos
Photo © Steve McCurry/Magnum Photos

22. MEXICO. Durango. Young Mennonite women fleeing a cloud of dust. 1994.

Photo © Larry Towell/Magnum Photos
Photo © Larry Towell/Magnum Photos

23. YEMEN. Hadhramaut. Shibam. 1997. Women Gathering Clover.

Photo © Steve McCurry/Magnum Photos
Photo © Steve McCurry/Magnum Photos

24. USA. Washington, D.C. August 28, 1963. Crowds pack the National Mall during the March on Washington.

 Photo © Bruce Davidson/Magnum Photos
Photo © Bruce Davidson/Magnum Photos

25. Breakfast tea being passed between cars on the railway in Pakistan

Photo © Steve McCurry/Magnum Photos
Photo © Steve McCurry/Magnum Photos

26. USA. California. Bel Air. The British filmmaker Alfred HITCHCOCK. 1974.

Photo © Philippe Halsman/Magnum Photos
Photo © Philippe Halsman/Magnum Photos

27. INDIA. Kalaripayatt Martial Arts. Two combatants demonstrate extraordinary elan and agility during a combat session. 1999.

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Photo Raghu Rai/Magnum Photos

28. USA. New York City. Magnum Photos meeting.

Photo © Richard Kalvar/Magnum Photos
Photo © Richard Kalvar/Magnum Photos

29. USA. NYC. June 8, 2013. Anthony Weiner, candidate for mayor of New York City.

Photo © Bruce Gilden/Magnum Photos
Photo © Bruce Gilden/Magnum Photos

30. USA. Brooklyn, New York. 1993. Sunset Park, the third Chinatown in New York City. A martial arts group performing the Lion Dance during Chinese New Year.

Photo © Chien-Chi Chang/Magnum Photos
Photo © Chien-Chi Chang/Magnum Photos

31. INDIA. Rajasthan. 1983. Dust storm.

Photo © Steve McCurry/Magnum Photos
Photo © Steve McCurry/Magnum Photos

32. GB. Scotland. Ayr. Malin. Monday 6, September 1993.

Photo © Mark Power/Magnum Photos
Photo © Mark Power/Magnum Photos

33. 2013, Kenya, Hells Gate. A drilling worker takes a break in the new geothermal pool at Hell’s Gate.

Photo © Dominic Nahr/Magnum Photos
Photo © Dominic Nahr/Magnum Photos

34. Peshawar, Pakistan

Photo © Steve McCurry/Magnum Photos
Photo © Steve McCurry/Magnum Photos

35. INDIA. Uttar Pradesh. Agra. Taj Mahal. 1985.

Photo © Raghu Rai/Magnum Photos
Photo © Raghu Rai/Magnum Photos

36. Maimana, Afghanistan

Photo © Steve McCurry/Magnum Photos
Photo © Steve McCurry/Magnum Photos

37. GB. ENGLAND. Liverpool. New Brighton Promenade. September 1985.

Photo © Peter Marlow/Magnum Photos
Photo © Peter Marlow/Magnum Photos

38. USA. Dover, OH. 2012. Dover Burial Park.
From the OHIO Dispatch

Photo © Alec Soth/Magnum Photos
Photo © Alec Soth/Magnum Photos

39. BRAZIL. Sao Paulo. 1960.

Photo © René Burri/Magnum Photos
Photo © René Burri/Magnum Photos

40. Afghanistan. Buskashi players. 1995.

Photo © Chris Steele-Perkins/Magnum Photos
Photo © Chris Steele-Perkins/Magnum Photos

41. JAPAN. Natural hot spring at Kawayu. 1998.

Photo © Peter Marlow/Magnum Photos
Photo © Peter Marlow/Magnum Photos

42. Portrait of the French photographer Henri Cartier Bresson a founder member of MAGNUM Photos on the roof of the Magnum office penthouse of Magnum Photos in Manhattan on West 57th Street.1961

Photo © Dennis Stock/Magnum Photos
Photo © Dennis Stock/Magnum Photos

43. BANGLADESH. Asulia. 2010. Brick kilns marooned in water. They normally use the kilns 4-5 months a year in the driest seasons (from november approx). This type of brick kiln is ubiquitous in Bangladesh, but is a heavy polluter (as its coal-fired and ineffective), both in terms of CO2 and air quality. As I was shooting a storm came in with heavy winds and rainfall. Workers digging up submerged bricks and throwing them up unto land for them to be collected and taken to the waiting boat.

 Photo © Jonas Bendiksen/Magnum Photos
Photo © Jonas Bendiksen/Magnum Photos

44. USA. 1949. Self-portrait.

Photo © Wayne Miller/Magnum Photos
Photo © Wayne Miller/Magnum Photos

45. AFGHANISTAN. August 16, 2009. An IED detonates on a Marine patrol It was detonated too soon by the triggermen, and no one was killed or seriously wounded. There were suspicions that there would be an attack. A few minutes beforehand, Marines had observed from a hillside as a man in a ditch near the site of the IED continuously popped his head up and down to observe the Marines progress.

Photo © Peter van Agtmael/Magnum Photos
Photo © Peter van Agtmael/Magnum Photos

46. ETHIOPIA. Omo Valley. 2012. Girl from Kara tribe.

 Photo © Steve McCurry/Magnum Photos
Photo © Steve McCurry/Magnum Photos

47. SOUTH AFRICA. Transvaal. Sharpeville. Villagers flee the centre of the village where the police have opened fire on them, trying to protect themselves from the bullets by putting their coats over their head. 1960.

Photo © Ian Berry/Magnum Photos
Photo © Ian Berry/Magnum Photos

48. Yangon train

Photo © Steve McCurry/Magnum Photos
Photo © Steve McCurry/Magnum Photos

49. SPAIN. Seville. 1933.

Photo © Henri Cartier-Bresson/Magnum Photos
Photo © Henri Cartier-Bresson/Magnum Photos

50. CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC. Obo. May 28, 2014. U.S. Special Operations soldiers around their base near the town of Obo, Central African Republic, at night with night vision and stars.

Photo © Michael Christopher Brown/Magnum Photos
Photo © Michael Christopher Brown/Magnum Photos

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