Posts Tagged ‘Magnum Photos’

Magnum Photos Names 6 New Nominees

Posted by on Monday June 29, 2015 | Photojournalism

  Matt Black, Carolyn Drake, Richard Mosse, Newsha Tavakolian, Lorenzo Meloni and Max Pinckers have been named nominees of Magnum Photos. The cooperative agency also voted to make Michael Christopher Brown, who was named a Magnum nominee  in 2013, an associate of the agency. Magnum Photos announced the news yesterday at the conclusion of its... More

Grant Deadlines: Magnum/Inge Morath, Manuel Rivera-Ortiz and Pulitzer Center

Posted by on Tuesday February 3, 2015 | Photojournalism

Deadlines are coming up for grants supporting women photographers, and photographers working on social issues. The 2015 Inge Morath Award  Magnum and the Inge Morath Foundation have announced deadlines for the 14th annual Inge Morath Award: submissions must be received by April 30th, 2015. The two foundations award $5,000 to a female photographer under the... More

What We’re Following on Instagram This Week

Posted by on Tuesday June 17, 2014 | Photojournalism, Social Media/Web

Here’s what the @pdnonline folks are checking out this week on Instagram. Cengiz Yar, Jr @burndiary Burn, the online magazine for emerging photographers founded by David Alan Harvey, has been using Instagram to post photo essays: one photographer sharing photos from somewhere in the world for seven days. This week: Cengiz Yar, Jr., (@hfwh) posting... More

What Does Robert Capa’s “Close Enough” Rule Mean Today?

Posted by on Wednesday December 4, 2013 | Photojournalism

“If your pictures aren’t good enough, you’re not close enough,” Robert Capa famously said. But was he right? To celebrate the 100th birthday of Robert Capa and the upcoming show “Capa in Color” at the International Center of Photography, Magnum Photos has been asking photographers to reflect on the great photojournalist’s legacy—and his famous adage—... More

ICP Appoints Mark Lubell New Executive Director

Posted by on Tuesday November 19, 2013 | Uncategorized

The board of trustees of the International Center of Photography (ICP) has named Mark Lubell to be its new executive director. He replaces Mark Robbins, who left the job as director of the museum and school after 19 months to become President and CEO of the American Academy in Rome. Lubell was Director of Magnum... More

Magnum Announces Just One Nominee, Welcomes Olivia Arthur and Peter van Agtmael as Full Members

Posted by on Monday July 1, 2013 | Business, Photojournalism

Magnum Photos has announced that just one photographer, Michael Christopher Brown, will join the agency as a nominee this year. Olivia Arthur and Peter van Agtmael will become full members of the agency, and Alex Majoli will continue as president of Magnum Photos. The announcements were made this afternoon following Magnum’s annual general meeting last... More

Look3: Josef Koudelka on the Measure of a Photographer, Courage, and Controlling Your Own Destiny

Posted by on Monday June 17, 2013 | Events, Fine Art, Photojournalism

Legendary photographer Josef Koudelka packed the house at the Paramount Theater in downtown Charlottesville during the Look3 Festival of the Photograph over the weekend, and the audience greeted him with a standing ovation after master of ceremonies, photographer Vince Musi, announced that Koudelka had been reluctant to participate. Koudelka, who has a reputation as a... More

Paolo Pellegrin and His Subject At Odds Over Photograph

Posted by on Friday February 22, 2013 | Awards/Contests/Grants, Photojournalism

© Paolo Pellegrin/Magnum Photos In response to allegations that he staged a photograph and plagiarized captions for his prize-winning story about the underside of Rochester, New York, Paolo Pellegrin has defended the work in a statement distributed by Magnum, his agency. The full text of the statement is below. On the BagNews Notes blog, Pellegrin... More