France, Paris, 1962, Champs Elysées

Rene Burri’s depiction of the Arc de Triomphe adds texture and narrative to the landmark building. Here, the Champs Elysées is shown in rush-hour chaos as visitors and commuters flood the famous street. Known as a glittering centre of high-end retail and restauranting, the Champs Elysées is depicted in a different way, with emphasis on the hard work and frenetic activity behind the storefronts.

The Magnum at 70, Series 2 – Paris Collection is the second in a series of collections showcasing and celebrating the work of members of the renowned artists’ cooperative, Magnum Photos. The photographic and video works are released on Sedition as curated selections of digital editions as part of a yearlong partnership with Magnum Photos throughout 2017. The Magnum at 70 partnership celebrates 70 years of Magnum Photos by revisiting iconic, era-defining photographic works from the past seven decades and looking ahead to the digital future of photography.


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