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Scenes of life

Alex Majoli, Scene #6404, Cairo, Egypt, February 11, 2001 (2017.22.1) Alex Majoli, Scene #8040, Sao Paulo, Brazil, Police, June 17, 2014 (2017.22.2) At the age of fifteen, Alex Majoli joined the F45 photo agency in Ravenna, Italy, and he graduated from the … Continue reading

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John G. Morris (1916-2017)

Cornell Capa, John G. Morris, 1964 (2011.31.4)

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Sandinista uprising

Susan Meiselas, Sandino vive, Estelí, Nicaragua, 1980 (2008.86.9) American photographer Susan Meiselas joined Magnum Photos in 1976 and has worked as a freelance photographer since. She is best known for the work she did documenting the 1978–79 Sandinista uprising in Nicaragua and the … Continue reading

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Chim (David Seymour), November 20, 1911

Born in Warsaw, Poland on November 20th, 1911 Chim, Dawid Szymin, would have turned 114th, today. Known for his sympathetic and compassionate portraits of children and many outstanding photographic photo-essays, Chim build up a thriving career in photography and traveled … Continue reading

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