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Magnum's first NFT collection

Magnum Has Launched its First NFT Collection

As part of the celebration of its 75th anniversary this year, Magnum Photos is launching its first collection of NFTs. The agency will start with three selections and will slowly release the full 75 image lot through the year.

David Alan Harvey Has Resigned From Magnum Photos

David Alan Harvey, who has been at the center of controversy around images he took in 1989 which may or may not feature underage sex workers, has announced that he has resigned as a Magnum Photos photographer. Magnum had previously suspended Harvey for one year while it investigated a "confidential complaint."

Folded Map Project’s Tonika Johnson Confronts Alec Soth and the NY Times

On September 5, 2020, The New York Times published “The Great Divide” – the latest entry in their “The America We Need” Times Opinion series – which examined neighborhoods on Chicago’s North Side and South Side and the enormous disparities in wealth and health that have emerged between them as a result of racist policies like redlining that began in the early 20th century.

Magnum Photos Receives First Outside Investment in Its 70 Year History

Magnum Photos, one of the most prestigious photographic agencies in the world, is celebrating a storied 70-year history this year, but it is a history that has not been without financial trouble. The agency has recently announced that they will be taking outside investment for the first time to help them grow and innovate in the digital age.

LensCulture and the Commodification of Rape

Where to begin? Magnum Photos and LensCulture are running a photo competition. One of those where you give them lots of money and in return if you’re one of the lucky ones they give you "exposure".

VICE 2015 Photo Issue Offers a Powerful Look at the World Around Us

Established in 1994, VICE Media is an agency focused on covering the arts, modern culture, and recent events of our world. This month, the media company has released their yearly photo issue (Volume #22 Issue #7) in collaboration with Magnum Photos and Magnum Foundation. Featuring a number of thrilling photo essays, VICE explores the heart of a crumbled Gaza, a world of poverty and drugs in South Africa, life after the infamous Killing Fields, and much more. Best of all, the pieces are available to view online at no cost.

Magnum Selling $100 6×6 Signed Prints of Shots That ‘Changed Everything’

Magnum Photos continues to serve as an honored photographic cooperative with offices in New York, Paris, London, and Tokyo. Founding members of the cooperative include the legendary names of Robert Capa, George Rodger, and Henri Cartier-Bresson. This year, the association asked their members what they believed was “an image that changed everything”; and now, you can own limited signed prints of those photographs without breaking the bank.

Magnum Photos Trying Paid Fan Club to Court Copyright Infringers

Prestigious agency Magnum Photos says it is about to roll out a paid membership system in hopes of turning illegal downloaders into paying customers. The move comes a little more than a year after the agency did away with watermarks on its main site, reasoning that they did little to discourage determined downloaders.