Magnum Manifesto: Director's Preview

By International Center of Photography (other events)

Thursday, May 25 2017 5:30 PM 7:00 PM

Join us for the exclusive Director’s Preview of our newest exhibition, Magnum Manifesto, a contemporary look at the legendary cooperative Magnum Photos on its 70th anniversary.

This landmark exhibition celebrates the renowned photo agency created by Robert Capa, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Chim (David Seymour), and George Rodger in 1947. Tracing the ideas and ideals behind the founding and development of Magnum Photos, curator Clément Chéroux explores the history of the second half of the 20th century through the lens of 75 masters, providing a new and insightful perspective on the contribution of these photographers to our collective visual memory.

Thursday, May 25
5:30–7 PM

ICP Museum
250 Bowery, NYC

Please RSVP by Thursday, May 18 to reserve your spot.

This invitation admits two and is not transferable. If you need assistance or have any questions, contact Please include "Director’s Preview" in the subject line to ensure a timely response.


The exhibition is a co-production between ICP and Magnum Photos.

ICP’s presentation of Magnum Manifesto is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts, and by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.

Printing made possible by Canon.


Image: Chris Steele-Perkins, Young Teddy Boys in Southend, England, 1976. © Chris Steele-Perkins / Magnum Photos

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