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Magnum – Contact Sheets

February 26, 2015 – August 2, 2015

Istanbul Modern, Meclis-i Mebusan Caddesi, Antrepo No. 4, Tophane, Istanbul


As per usual, Istanbul Modern’s Photography Gallery brings us a fascinating exhibition. The museum’s photography exhibitions usually showcase important Turkish photographers or shed light on significant moments in the Turkish photography scene. This time, attention is turned to the powerhouse Magnum Photos agency.

The exhibition uses the contact sheet as the basis for exploring the creative process behind some of the world’s most iconic photographs from the agency. By including first-person accounts, the show gives audiences remarkable insight into the decision-making processes of Magnum’s famous members.

Photographs from over 70 years of visual history are displayed, from images of the D-Day landings by the late Robert Capa, to the 1968 Paris riots by Bruno Barbey, to Stuart Franklin’s Tiananmen Square, to a powerful image of 9/11 by the septuagenarian Thomas Hoepker (above). It also showcases iconic portraiture of political figures, actors, artists and musicians, from Che Guevara and Malcolm X, to Miles Davies and The Beatles.


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