Chim: Between Devastation and Resurrection shines a light on the work of one of the most respected photojournalists of his day. Born Dawid Szymin in Warsaw in 1911, Chim, who published under the name David Seymour after World War II, was an astute observer of 20th Century European politics, social life, and culture, from the beginnings of the antifascist struggle to the rebuilding of countries ravaged by World War II. A founder of Magnum Photos with Henri Cartier-Bresson, Robert Capa, and George Rodger in 1947, Chim was drawn to the struggle of workers’ rights, countries in transition, and postwar resistance and survival.


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