Magnum Generation(s) - English version


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This project, commemorates the 75th anniversary of the Magnum Photos agency, initiated by Jean-David Morvan, featuring drawings by Rafael OrtizScie Tronc and Arnaud Locquet.

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Author Jean-David MORVAN, Arnaud LOCQUET, Rafaël ORTIZ, ScieTronc, Hiroyuki OOSHIMA
Publisher Editions Caurette
Binding Hardcover
Number of pages 248
Height (cm) 28
Width (cm) 21.8
Thickness (cm) 3
Weight (kg) 1.24
Language English
Released date 02/11/2022
ISBN 9782382890677

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David ‘Chim’ Seymour

This is an English version of the book - Version française juste ici !

Magnum Photos was founded in 1947, following the aftermath of World War II,  four intrepid photographers, their metal tested and forged in the horrors of its battles, forged another union of unprecedented agency.
On the 75th anniversary of its inception, this is the story of Magnum Photos legendary shooting stars.
Magnum represents some of the world’s most renowned photographers, maintaining its founding ideals and idiosyncratic mix of journalist, artist and storyteller.

"If your pictures aren’t good enough, you’re not close enough."
Robert Capa

At the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War, as the shadow of fascism was spreading around the world, Robert Capa, David ‘Chim’ Seymour, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Gerda Taro, and George Rodger went into the field to witness events that would shake world history, sharing what they saw with those who could not be there, thereby defining the raison d’être of the photo reporter. They were courageous and devoted to each other in the heart of conflicts, where they would go to find and reveal the truth.

"All you need is a little bit of luck and enough muscle to click the shutter."
David ‘Chim’ Seymour

This magnificent hard cover book includes a bonus 185-page graphic novel on the history of the agency, a  37-page portfolio with no less than 73 photos, and a complete 14-page folder on Magnum Photos. Magnum Generation(s) is truly the result of love and dedication to these visionary men and women who forged the path for every photo journalist who dared to follow in their footsteps. 

About the authors:

Writer: Jean-David MORVAN

Artists: Rafael ORTIZ, Scie Tronc, Arnaud LOCQUET

Colour artists: Hiroyuki OOSHIMA