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Featuring around 130 works from the 1930s to the contemporary, this exhibition explores how Magnum photographers have turned their lens to the body.

Magnum Photos was founded in New York in 1947 and is recognised as one of the best-known photo agencies, whose members include many of the world’s leading photographers.

The exhibition presents works that examine a range of subjects from identity, intimacy, sexuality and ritual, to voyeurism and performance, among others. It includes Eve Arnold’s portraits of Hollywood icon Joan Crawford and Philippe Halsman’s Dalí Atomicus, a work that was selected as one of the ‘100 Most Influential Images of All Time’ by TIME magazine in 2016.

Other highlights are Alec Soth’s series Niagara, an exploration of love and passion in one of America’s best-known honeymoon destinations, and Alessandra Sanguinetti’s The Adventures of Guille and Belinda, including Ophelias – inspired by the enigmatic beauty of John Everett Millais’ classic painting.

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