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Iconic Magnum Photos on View at Ransom Center

Sept. 10, 2013
Iconic Magnum Photos on View at Ransom Center

Come view the inside secrets of some of America's most iconic photographers at an exhibit featuring the Magnum Photos archive, opening this week at the Ransom Center. [Slideshow]

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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.

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Magnum Photos Collection Opens to Researchers, Students and Public

June 17, 2010

The Magnum Photos Collection, comprising more than 1,300 boxes of photographic materials, is now open to researchers, students and the public at the Harry Ransom Center, a humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin.

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Historic Photo Print Archive, Featuring Iconic 20th Century Images, Has New Owner and Home

Feb. 2, 2010

Magnum Photos, Inc., MSD Capital, L.P. and the Harry Ransom Center at The University of Texas at Austin today jointly announced a landmark partnership under which the Magnum Archive Collection, which contains nearly 200,000 original press prints of images taken by world-renowned Magnum photographers, will be preserved, catalogued and made accessible by the Ransom Center. The Collection will reside at the Ransom Center pursuant to an agreement with its new owner, an affiliate of MSD Capital, which recently acquired the prints from Magnum Photos.

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Ransom Center Acquires 77 John Steinbeck Letters

May 14, 2008

The Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center at The University of Texas at Austin has acquired 77 letters from John Steinbeck to Henry S. White, recording a regular correspondence between two business associates and close friends.

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