Magnum Contact Sheets

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  • ASIN: 050054431X

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u201COffers unique insight into the working progress of the celebrated agencyu2019s photographers over the past seven decadesu2015their approach to taking and editing their pictures as well as their idiosyncratic relationships with the contact sheet.u201D u2015TIME

Available for the first time in a compact edition, this groundbreaking book presents a remarkable selection of contact sheets and ancillary material, revealing for the first time how the most celebrated Magnum photographers capture and edit the very best shots. Addressing key questions of photographic practice, the book illuminates the creative methods, strategies, and editing processes behind some of the worldu2019s most iconic images.

Featured are 139 contact sheets from sixty-nine photographers, as well as zoom-in details, selected photographs, press cards, notebooks, and spreads fromxA0contemporary publications including Life magazine and Picture Post. Further insight into each contact sheet is provided by texts written by the photographersxA0themselves or by experts chosen by the membersu2019 estates. Many of the acknowledged greats of photography are featured, including Henri Cartier-Bresson,xA0Elliott Erwitt, and Inge Morath, as well as such members of Magnumu2019s latest generation as Jonas Bendiksen, Alessandra Sanguinetti, and Alec Soth. The contact sheets cover over seventy years of history, from Robert Capa's Normandy landings and the Paris riots of 1968 via Bruno Barbey, to images of Che Geuvara by RenxE9 Burri,xA0Malcolm X by Eve Arnold, and portraits of classic New Yorkers by Bruce Gilden. 446 illustrations, 240 in color

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