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As part of the BERLIN PHOTO WEEK, Berlin celebrates the 75th anniversary of the legendary photographer agency Magnum Photos with a variety of special exhibitions.

Image-rich contemporary exhibitions at the Helmut Newton Foundation and the Reinbeckhallen Foundation will showcase the current transformation and working methods of the famous photographer's agency Magnum Photos as well as iconic star photographs from Hollywood's heyday as part of the BERLIN PHOTO WEEK.

The Helmut Newton Foundation will present a special highlight with the exhibition Magnum Photos: The Misfits (September 3 - November 20, 2022): Arthur Miller's famous play was filmed in 1960 by star director John Huston with a stellar cast. Almost all Magnum members at the time photographed on set and captured world-famous images, which will be shown in Berlin on the occasion of the agency's anniversary.

Another highlight is the exhibition Jetzt: Magnum Photos at Reinbeckhallen (September 3 to November 20, 2022) - a curatorial survey of iconic Magnum images as well as a perspective look at current works by Magnum photographers.

Now: Magnum Photos will feature ongoing and current projects by 20 photographers:
Khalik Allah, Olivia Arthur, Jonas Bendiksen, Myriam Boulos, Sabiha Çimen, Carolyn Drake, Gregory Halpern, Sohrab Hura, Alex Majoli, Cristina de Middel, Rafal Milach, Emin Özmen, Mark Power, Hannah Price, Alessandra Sanguinetti, Lindokuhle Sobekwa, Alec Soth, Mikhael Subotzky and Newsha Tavakolian.

Strong photo know-how booster: Over 50 talks and lectures.

BERLIN PHOTO WEEK  is hosting a particularly extensive conference program at Arena Berlin this year. Highlights include talks by Magnum photographers Nana Heitmann, Bieke Depoorter, Yael Martinez and Paolo Pellegrin

imaging festival for everyone who loves photography

BERLIN PHOTO WEEK has been taking place in Berlin since 2018 and sees itself as an imaging festival for everyone who loves photography. The intention of BERLIN PHOTO WEEK is to define and show photography as a cultural asset on the one hand and as a socially relevant mass phenomenon on the other. Accordingly, the focus is on creating extraordinary photo moments through funplaces, photowalks and workshops, as well as inspiring offerings such as exhibitions, conferences, talks, networking events and image shows.

BERLIN PHOTO WEEK is a close partner of the international consumer electronics trade show IFA (September 2-6 at the Berlin Exhibition Grounds), which takes place at the same time.

The event and exhibition fireworks around the 75th anniversary of Magnum Photos will take place in the main location of this year's BPW, the Arena Berlin, as well as in numerous partner institutions such as the Helmut Newton Foundation, Reinbeckhallen, CHAUSSEE 36, Loock Galerie and Robert Morat Galerie.


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