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Nathalie Herschdorfer, Annalisa Cittera, Pietro Giglio

Mountains By Magnum Photographers

$ 60.00| £ 39.99 (* recommended retail price)

Scale the earth’s most inspiring mountains through photographs culled from the Magnum archives by some of the world’s most celebrated photographers.

Magnum Photos is arguably the most celebrated photographic cooperative ever created and these images represent the world’s most iconic photographers capturing the world’s most breathtaking peaks. Robert Capa portrays the glamour of skiing the Austrian Alps circa 1950; Chris Steele-Perkins offers a hallucinogenic view of Mt. Fuji; Steve McCurry shows us life and war in the shadow of Afghanistan’s Hindu Kush; Harry Gruyaert captures childhood in the Moroccan High Atlas; and Martin Parr contemplates Machu Picchu’s mysterious granite peaks. Unique views, dramatic lighting, and superb composition make this volume a master class in photography. From breathtaking heights and majestic ridge lines to panoramic landscapes and dramatic terrains—these pictures illustrate everything there is to love, fear, and respect about the world’s mountains.

Exhibition Itinerary:

Museum of Fine Arts in Le Locle, Switzerland

June 14–October 13, 2019

Associazione Forte di Bard, Aosta Valley, Italy

July 13–November 10, 2019

Hardcover, 240 pages, 24,0 x 30,0 cm, 9.4 x 11.8 in, 180 color illustrations, 50 b/w illustrations
ISBN: 978-3-7913-8469-6
US September 03, 2019
UK July 08, 2019
Status of delivery: This title is available.


Nathalie Herschdorfer is a curator and art historian specializing in the history of photography. She is currently Director of the Museum of Fine Arts, Le Locle, Switzerland.

Pietro Giglio is an Italian journalist, writer, filmmaker, and alpinist.

Pietro Giglio
Nathalie Herschdorfer