© Johan van der Keuken, 1956, 'Achter Glas'

Johan van der Keuken was born in Amsterdam in 1938. He began experimenting with photography at the age of twelve and published his first book of photographs in 1955, We Are 17. In 1956 he won a scholarship to IDHEC (Institut des Hautes Etudes Cinématographiques) in Paris. From then on, his career as filmmaker and photographer developed around the theme of “the perception of reality.” (read more)

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© Arnold Genthe, ca. 1927, Denishawn dancers

Photographed during what seems to be a lull in the toga party.

MAGNUM PHOTOS PARTNERING WITH CARNIVAL FILMS

Carnival Films, the multi-award winning producer of Downton Abbey, joins forces with legendary photographic agency Magnum Photos to dramatise the story of the most famous photo-agency in the world.

Currently in development, drama series ‘Magnum’ follows its founders Robert Capa, Henri Cartier-Bresson, George Rodger and David ‘Chim’ Seymour who believed the photographer could make the world a safer place.

Courageous, passionate, idealistic, inquisitive, these men set out to capture the world that survived the war. (read more)

PHOTO: © Magnum Photos, 1947, David ‘Chim’ Seymour, Robert Capa & Werner Bischof in Paris

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