Tag: Larry Towell

  • Juxtapoz Magazine – Larry Towell’s Friendship with the Old Colony Mennonites

    Juxtapoz Magazine – Larry Towell’s Friendship with the Old Colony Mennonites“In 1989, I discovered them in my own back yard, land-hungry and dirt poor. They came looking for work in the vegetable fields and fruit orchards of L…Link: https://www.juxtapoz.com/news/photography/larry-towell-s-friendship-with-the-old-colony-mennonites/Larry Towell photographed the Old Colony Mennonites in rural Ontario and Mexico between 1990 and 1999. The […]

  • Turning Points: Life-Changing Moments by Magnum Photographers – Photographs and texts courtesy of Magnum Photos | LensCulture

    https://www.lensculture.com/articles/magnum-photos-turning-points-life-changing-moments-by-magnum-photographers From iconic images of major world events, to intimate moments of pleasure and delight — here is an outstanding selection of remarkable images from Magnum Photos — each with a personal story.

  • Land, Loss and Rebirth in Standing Rock – The New York Times

    [contentcards url=”https://lens.blogs.nytimes.com/2017/09/04/land-loss-and-rebirth-in-standing-rock/?module=BlogPost-Title&version=Blog%20Main&contentCollection=Multimedia&action=Click&pgtype=Blogs&region=Body”] Land, Loss and Rebirth in Standing Rock – The New York Times PERPIGNAN, France — Larry Towell watched as the remains of the main protest campsite at Standing Rock, N.D., burned around him in February. The structures, many of them considered sacred by the Native Americans who began the protests against the Dakota […]

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    Rampant Poverty at Pine Ridge Reservation by Larry Towell

  • Picturing Afghanistan – The New Yorker

    Picturing Afghanistan So it’s fitting that the photographer Larry Towell begins his monumental new book, “Afghanistan,” more or less where Ishmael’s “programme of Providence” left off: the endpapers of the book feature an etching that depicts a massive clash of horsemen in the high mountain passes of the Hindu Kush during the First Anglo-Afghan War

  • Towell from Kiev (and Canada): the Cream Rises to the Top

    Link: Towell from Kiev (and Canada): the Cream Rises to the Top — BagNews I’ve been hearing a lot of chatter about the world being too full of photos these days and how the glut threatens the cream from rising to the top. Well, looking at these photos from Kiev by Magnum’s Larry Towell, I […]

  • A Postcard From Rochester

    Link: LITTLE BROWN MUSHROOM Ten Magnum photographers will be working in Rochester. Two of these photographers have already gotten started. A couple weeks ago, Alessandra Sanguinetti and Jim Goldberg picked up Uncle Jackson in Oakland and began driving to Rochester. You can see some pictures from their trip here. On their way, Alessandra and Jim […]

  • Another Side of Afghanistan by Larry Towell

    Link: LightBox Through five harrowing videos (three of which are shown here), Towell gives viewers a comprehensive look at life for citizens inside conflict-riddled Afghanistan. Meanwhile, the photographs from this project are on display for the first time in Larry Towell: Danger and Aftermath at the Museum London in Southwestern Ontario through April 1. “I wanted to look more […]

  • Gone City: Larry Towell needs an ass-kicking

    His just-published series of photos of topless Haitian women receiving care in makeshift “emergency tents” after the earthquake is gratuitous, racist and disgusting. Link: Gone City: Larry Towell needs an ass-kicking via: Photography Prison

  • Magnum Blog / Transcript of Larry Towell Interview on Twitter

    Larry Towell twittering in the Magnum NY office. Photograph taken by Meagan Young Check it out here.

  • Access to Life

    In Access to Life, eight Magnum photographers portray people in nine countries around the world before and four months after they began antiretroviral treatment for AIDS. Paolo Pellegrin in Mali, Alex Majoli in Russia, Larry Towell in Swaziland and South Africa, Jim Goldberg in India, Gilles Peress in Rwanda, Jonas Bendiksen in Haiti, Steve McCurry […]

  • Magnum Blog / Larry Towell's Indecisive Moments Documentary

    Initially Larry Towell wished to document the birth of a nation, following the Oslo-Agreement. Instead he ended up documenting what he would later refer to as “the World’s largest open-air prison”. In 2001 he was given a small video camera and began to maintain a video diary while working in Israel and Palastine. In his […]

  • The World From My Front Porch – Larry Towell

    A mid-career retrospective, this exhibition explores the issues of land and landlessness in two parts. The first section reveals Larry Towell’s family and their relationship to their land in Ontario. Most of the photographs in this section were taken within 100 yards of his front porch. The second section reviews Towell’s work over the past […]

  • Living with AIDS: Peru, by Larry Towell

    Living with AIDS: Peru, by Larry Towell

    From Magnum Photos, part one of photographer Larry Towell’s Living With AIDS photo essay, this one in Peru. As always, Towell’s eye is sharp. Here.