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Magnum Stories - Chris Boot



Publisher: Phaidon Press Ltd

Magnum Stories

Magnum Stories
61 master classes on photography by key Magnum photographers.

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This book explores the 'photo story' through 61 master classes by some of the world's greatest photographers, all members of the international photographic agency Magnum.

Phaidon Press Ltd


Number of Pages 512


seems a small price to pay for an extraordinary book.' (British Journal of Photography) 'Marvellous ... how some of the world's best pictures were taken, edited and laid out in order to make the perfect statement.' (Sunday Times) 'Lavish, well-illustrated, and important.' (Daily Telegraph) 'Glorious ... celebration of the photo essay. ... stunning, astounding, and beautifully produced.' (Blueprint) 'Such is the pre-eminence of Magnum Photos, that this history of the agency almost serves as a history of photojournalism for the second half of the 20th century.' (RPS (Royal Photographic Society) Journal) 'Impressive, instructive and profound ... an invaluable tool which should be on every picture researcher's shelf.' (Montage, the magazine of the Picture Research Association) 'This mighty tome demands to be taken seriously. Magnum are the originals, the auteurs, the most committed of the photojournalists, and they demand respect. ... [a] masterwork.' (foto8 (photojournalism magazine)) 'Magnum Stories is a superb compendium of international photojournalism, from war zones and refugee camps to urban street corners and hospital wards.' (The Sacramento Bee) 'In a society bombarded with imagery, this book is a timely reminder of the power of documentary still photography.' (Maclean's) 'A marvelous new photo collection is Magnum Stories, which profiles photographers from the legendary agency founded by Henri Cartier-Bresson and Robert Capa.' (Business Week) 'It is the season for books that cause back strain. This year's 10 lb. plus coffee-table tomes include Magnum Stories, a visual history of the Magnum photography agency...The book combines essays and photos of 61 photographers from the past six decades.' (The Wall Street Journal) 'There's a great story here-actually 61 stories. Boot has structured a book that is fresh, inviting, and provocative.' (Christian Science Monitor) 'Phaidon Press has just released Magnum Stories a breathtaking collection of work by 61 active, retired and deceased Magnum photographers. The 510-page book explores brilliant photographic storytelling, from Eugene Richards' crack cocaine photos to Philip Jones Griffiths' coverage of the 1983 U.S. invasion of Grenada. Along with the photo essays are moving personal statements by each photographer.' (Newark Star Ledger)