The first complete illustrated bibliography of 1,000 iconic photobooks created by members of the renowned photo agency
This fascinating in-depth survey brings Magnum’s history alive through the genre of the photobook – an essential vehicle for photographers to share their work.
Its pages include unpublished behind-the-scenes material, together with ephemera from the photographers’ archives about the making of their books. With an introduction by Fred Ritchin and texts by Carole Naggar, this book explores the evolution of the photobook, as well as the important role that Magnum has played in the history of documentary photography.
About the authors :
Fred Ritchin is Dean of the School at the International Center of Photography in New York. He has lectured internationally on photography and written numerous books on the subject.
Carole Naggar has worked as a poet, artist, curator, educator and photography historian since 1971. Her published books include biographies of David Seymour, George Rodger and Werner Bischof.