For the first time, Magnum Artists brings together a collection of over 200 photographs that define the unique relationship between the world’s greatest photography collective and the world’s greatest artists. Matisse and Picasso by Robert Capa, Takashi Murakami by Olivia Arthur, Warhol and de Kooning by Thomas Hoepker, Bonnard by Cartier-Bresson, Sonia Delaunay by Herbert List, Kiki Smith by Susan Meiselas, and many more.
Magnum Artists takes readers into the personal worlds of some of the most acclaimed artists, shot by the biggest names in photography. Featuring anecdotal texts tell the stories behind each shoot.
About Magnum Photographers
Since the 1930s, Magnum Photos has documented the world’s major events and personalities. Its incredible array of photographers continue to share the cooperative’s pioneering vision to chronicle world events, people, places and culture with a powerful narrative that defies convention, shatters the status quo, redefines history and transforms lives. Read more on magnumphotos.com.
About the Author
Simon Bainbridge is an arts editor specialising in contemporary photography. He is the editorial director of 1854 Media, and has served as the principal editor of British Journal of Photography since 2003. He has curated two photography exhibitions and initiated the UK’s largest annual public exhibition, ‘Portrait of Britain’.