This summer, Magnum Photos presents iconic color photographs from the 20th century in the latest exhibition at its Paris gallery, located in the 11th arrondissement. It is the gallery’s first group exhibition to date, drawing upon the work of eight photographers in total: Werner Bischof, Ernst Haas, Alex Webb, Harry Gruyaert, Constantine Manos, Miguel Rio Branco, Bruno Barbey, and Gueorgui Pinkhassov.

Assembling eight different pioneering perspectives from the Magnum archive through over 40 works, the exhibition also pays homage to the traditional color printing processes of the era, featuring a large number of rare vintage dye transfer and cibachrome prints.

Download the full press release here.

We do not often think of color when we think of Magnum's early years, and yet several of the cooperative's photographers were instrumental players in the dawn of color photography. As the medium becomes more integrated into the art world, we feel it is time to revisit these pivotal years and celebrate the art that emerged.

Samantha McCoy, Gallery Director

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