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David Hurn
British, b. 1934 (Member)
David Hurn will be at Frankfurt Book Fair next week signing copies of his new book, The 1960s: Photographed by David Hurn and talking about his iconic work from this period.

A true master of his art, Hurn’s 1960s encompassed Hollywood screen idols and East End sun-seekers; headline news, alongside Read full story
From the Archive
Dec 4, 2017
From cheerleading to wild horse wrangling, Dolly Parton look-alike competitions, fraternity dances, arm-
wrestling contests and ladies only clubs with nearly-nude male dancers, Arizona Trips is the first book dedicated to Hurn’s twenty-year love affair with Arizona.

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Magnum News
Sep 16, 2016
David Hurn has been awarded an Honorary Fellowship by The Royal Photographic Society

The RPS Awards, established in 1878, are the longest and one of the most prestigious photography awards in the world. They recognise exceptional photographers, scientists, curators, educators as well as those who have given exceptional service to The Royal Photographic Society.

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Oct 27, 2015
The first exhibition to focus on David Hurn’s photographs from the 1960s will open at Magnum Print Room, London in November (open Wednesday to Friday from 11:30-4:00). The exhibition will reflect the range of Hurn’s diverse output in just one decade – from celebrity portraits to the British at the seaside, the anti-Vietnam war London protests of 1968 to street scenes of Manhattan.

‘Life as it unfolds... More...
Oct 8, 2015
David Hurn's new exhibition Just Passing Through opens at Galleri Kontrast in Stockholm on 7 November 2015 and runs until 6th December 2015.

"I have a ‘chum’ in Stockholm - a favourite city.

Since late 2009 I have made six visits.

I have spent many days meandering by myself. I make no pretence of suggesting I have done any pre sociological or political research, in fact I enjoy being in a place... More...
From the Archive
Sep 25, 2015
A magnificent volume curated with insight and appreciation for a true master of his art. Magnum photographer David Hurn’s rendering of the 1960s encompasses both Hollywood screen idols and East End sun-seekers; headline news, alongside rituals unchanged for centuries. Photoessays from the streets of New York, anti-Vietnam protests, the London Soho scene, the French Riviera, Queen Charlotte’s Ball and... More...