Topic: Magnum Photos into the Digital Age

UT Austin Receives Gift of Magnum Photos Collection from Dell, Fuhrman, Phelan Families

Sept. 20, 2013

[caption id="attachment_42170" align="alignright" width="245" caption="George Rodger, Sahara Desert, 1957, verso. With permission of Magnum Photos."][/caption]

AUSTIN, Texas The Magnum Photos collection, which contains nearly 200,000 press prints of images taken by world-renowned Magnum photographers, has been donated to the Harry Ransom Center at The University of Texas at Austin. The gift was made by Michael and Susan Dell, Glenn and Amanda Fuhrman and John and Amy Phelan.

Read more

Exhibition Explores Magnum Photos Continual Evolution

June 17, 2013

[caption id="attachment_40727" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="Jonas Bendiksen. "Russia. Altai Territory. Villagers collecting scrap from a crashed spacecraft, surrounded by thousands of white butterflies. Environmentalists fear for the region's future due to the toxic rocket fuel." 2000 © Jonas Bendiksen/Magnum Photos"]Jonas Bendiksen. "Russia. Altai Territory. Villagers collecting scrap from a crashed spacecraft, surrounded by thousands of white butterflies. Environmentalists fear for the region's future due to the toxic rocket fuel." 2000 © Jonas Bendiksen/Magnum Photos[/caption]

"Radical Transformation: Magnum Photos into the Digital Age," an exhibition at the Harry Ransom Center, explores the evolution of Magnum Photos from print journalism to the digital age and reveals a global cooperative that is continually in flux and exploring new relationships between photographers, their subjects and their viewers.

Read more