Erich Lessing (Austria, b. 1923) is one of the great and influential photographers, being present at crucial times and places in post-war Europe. His monumental oeuvre spans more than sixty years and holds over 30.000 images.
In 1956 Erich Lessing, then already a two-year member of Magnum, photographed the Hungarian revolution in the streets of Budapest, unintentionally producing an important historical document, recording people's anger against Stalinist rule from within. This year it has been fifty years since the revolt. To mark this occasion the Budapest photo series is scheduled for an international tour, which launches at the Noorderlicht Photogallery.
Livre MAGNUM MAGNUM, les photographes de l'agence se commentent en duos
Réédité en « Petit Format », l'ouvrage Magnum Magnum était déjà paru en 2007. Ce livre retrace le travail des grands maîtres de la photographie du XXe siècle, des grands photographes actuels et des nouveaux talents de l'agence de photographes la plus connue du monde. 400 images iconiques des 60 dernières années ont été ici sélectionnées et commentées par les 69 photographes de Magnum. Ainsi, entre autres duos le travail d'Henri Cartier-Bresson est décrit par Eve Arnold, celui de Martin Franck par Ferdinando Scianna. L'oeuvre de Martin Parr est commenté par René Burri et l'oeuvre d'Alex Webb est détaillé par Chris Steele-Perkins.
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Livret : Erich Lessing
Une reproduction Grand format... Exposition Magnum's First first event for the friendship year between France and Korea The Museum of Photography, Seoul will bring out the exhibition Magnum’s First, organized by Magnum Photos (founded in 1947), a photographic co-operative of great diversity and distinction in Europe and U.S. owned by its photojournalist-members. This exhibition is the first event for the friendship year between France and Korea in 2015 and 2016.
Magnum’s First is composed of 83 black and white vintage prints that make up the eight photo essays by Henri Cartier Bresson, Marc Riboud, Inge Morath, Jean Marquis, Werner Bischof, Ernest Haas, Robert Capa and Erich Lessing. In fact, the exhibition has its own story. The original name of Magnum’s First was Gesicht der Zeit. Rediscovered in an Innsbruck cellar in 2006, the first Magnum group exhibition, Gesicht der Zeit, was initially presented in five Austria... Exposition Fotomuseum WestLicht presents « In Our Time »
Until today Magnum stands for documentary photography of the highest standard. Robert Capa, Henri Cartier-Bresson, George Rodger and David Seymour (Chim) founded the legendary photo agency in 1947, with the aim to work independently in a motivated cooperative of likeminded photographers - as reporters, commentators and poets with a camera. The decisive moment and Human Interest became the central paradigms of this group.
The exhibition IN OUR TIME opens a time window to the first forty years of Magnum with photographs of the five initiators and fifty other members, such as Werner Bischof, Ernst Haas, Erich Lessing, Eve Arnold, Marc Riboud, Elliott Erwitt, Inge Morath, René Burri, Bruce Davidson, Constantine Manos, Burk Uzzle, Hiroji Kubota, Bruno Barbey, Josef Koudelka, Gilles Peress, Mary Ellen Mark, Susa... Exposition MAGNUM'S first - Flo Peters Gallery
Magnum Photos and the Flo Peters Gallery present the sensational rediscovery of the first Magnum Group exhibition of 1955.
Research shows that the exhibition "Face of Time" was first shown in June/July 1955 in the French Cultural Institute in Innsbruck. Their existence forgotten, the 83 Magnum Vintage Prints lay hidden in two wooden boxes in the basement of the French Cultural Institute for more than 50 years. Only in 2006 was this treasure rediscovered and returned to Magnum Photos. This unique historical discovery revises the belief that the Magnum exhibition curated by Fritz Gruber for the Colonial photokina in the autumn of 1956 was the first.
This rediscovered original exhibition of 83 images from 8 photographers of the first Magnum-generation is now presented exclusively at the Flo Peters Gal... Exposition Magnum Photos 60 years at the Stedelijk Museum Throughout that period MAGNUM never ceased to supply photographs that have become part of the world’s collective memory – pictures of landmark events like the Russian army’s invasion of Prague in 1968 and the Tiananmen Square demonstrations in Beijing in 1989. The exhibition uses photographs, books and texts to illustrate the history of MAGNUM year by year and gives visitors the opportunity to view work by 83 photographers, such as Robert Capa, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Carl de Keyzer, Martin Parr, Susan Meiselas and Leonard Freed.
MAGNUM was established in 1947 by Robert Capa, Henri Cartier-Bresson, George Rodger and David Seymour. They were convinced that photography was the best medium with which to document world events and raise public awareness. And they succeeded – the way MAGNUM photographer... Exposition Erich Lessing - The Hungarian Revolution of 1956 You are welcome to join us for the opening on Friday 12 May, at 17.00h by Hubert Smeets, chief editor of the magazine Groene Amsterdammer....