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Mar 31, 2015
by W. Eugene Smith
April 1st marks the 70th anniversary of the beginning of the two-month long, bloody Battle of Okinawa. It was the largest amphibious attack in the Pacific Theater and resulted in the deaths of at least 12,000 American troops, approx. 100,000 Japanese military and between 50,000 and 150,000 Okinawan civilians.

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Mar 31, 2015
by Herbert List
Born into a merchant family in Germany in 1903, after completing his education, and with the rise of power of the Nazis, Herbert List left Germany in the 1930s. He embarked on extensive travels through Greece and Italy, stopping in London and Paris in a search for his language of form between New Objectivity and Surrealism. Immersed in the classical architecture of Athens and the surrealists’ paintings... More...
Education
Mar 31, 2015
In conjunction with the ScotiaBank CONTACT Photography Festival, Magnum Photos are pleased to announce a 3 day Magnum Masterclass led by acclaimed contemporary photographers Michael Christopher Brown, Mark Power, and Larry Towell.

Magnum Photos is an agency synonymous with integrity, curiosity and ‘concerned’ photography. For over sixty years, Magnum’s international photographers have chronicled the... More...
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Mar 30, 2015
by Elliott Landy
British guitar legend Eric Clapton turns 70 years old on March 30th. More...
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Mar 25, 2015
by Michael Christopher Brown
In July of 2014, Magnum nominee Michael Christopher Brown accompanied Jane Goodall as she returned to her home in Gombe Stream National Park, Tanzania. At eighty years of age (and still with a busy schedule), Goodall tries to return to the Park, to where it all began, at least once a year.

This story was published in the March 13th edition of The New York Times Magazine.

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Education
Mar 25, 2015
Magnum Photos are delighted to announce an incredible new training opportunity for early career photographers. Magnum’s Professional Practice workshop will bring a weekend of exclusive seminars and portfolio reviews, featuring experts from across the photographic industry, to London on April 25 – 26. The workshop will be held at Magnum’s Print Room.

Conceived as a response to the constantly changing... More...
Mar 24, 2015
by Christopher Anderson
Republican Senator from Texas, Ted Cruz, is the first major figure to announce that he's running for president in 2016. A staunch conservative, he objects to the Affordable Sales Act ("Obamacare"), same-sex marriage and identifies with the Tea Party Movement.

A number of other political figures are planning to throw their hat in the ring for the Republican ticket. Its expected that Hillary Rodham... More...
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