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Magnum’s 2019 Square Print Sale begins

Beginning at 8AM EST on Monday 28 October, and running for five days until midnight on 01 November, the public will be able to purchase signed or estate-stamped, museum quality prints by the world’s leading photographic artists, for only $100. This opportunity comes once each year, this time bringing together works centred around the theme ‘Hidden’.  Celebrating photography’s function as a vehicle for showing what is neither accessible nor visible to the majority of us, each of the 100 images shed light on the things around us that are otherwise overlooked. From remote societies to elite fraternities, and isolated places to objects so common we don’t stop to look at them, the photographs reveal hidden things, places and lives.  In some cases, it is the images themselves that are hidden; Thomas Hoepker has shared an unseen portrait of Muhammed Ali. On hearing about the ‘hidden’ theme, Hoepker “grabbed some folders of old negatives, and unexpectedly found another Muhammad Ali picture that I had totally overlooked until today.” Other images obscure or conceal; Susan Meiselas photographs …


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