# 75 Peter van Agtmael

This week we talk with Magnum photographer and photobook publisher Peter van Agtmael about his new book Sorry for the War and his 2020 Yearbook. We also discuss issues facing Magnum in the future.

Along with his ongoing personal projects, Van Agtmael has photographed for many leading publications including The New York Times Magazine, where he has had multiple front covers. His work is held at International Center of Photography, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Deutsche Börse, Photography Foundation and Yale University Art Gallery. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the W. Eugene Smith Grant, the ICP Infinity Award for Young Photographer, the Lumix Freelens Award, the Aaron Siskind Grant, a Magnum Foundation Grant as well as awards from World Press Photo, American Photography Annual, POYi, The Pulitzer Center, The Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University, and the FOAM Gallery in Amsterdam.

His book, Sorry for The War is available here.

Ep 60: Grant Scott & The United Nations of Photography

The UN of Photography, founded by Grant Scott and Sean Samuels, is what we consider the most important photo/resource podcast out there. We talk to Grant about his work on his show, the state of UK photography and his work on the Bill Jay doc, Do Not Bend.

Ep. 47 All Things Photobook with Ben Smith


We welcome photographer and podcaster Ben Smith of A Small Voice, based in the UK. We’ll be discussing the year in photobooks, personally bought and otherwise and Ben’s pod in which he speaks to international photographers about their work.

Ben’s Books:

Joe’s Books:

Paolo Pellegrin : Un’antologia

Salgado: Scent of a Dream: Travels in the World of Coffee Photos

Abbas: In Whose Name?: The Islamic World after 9/11 Photos

The Charcoal Bookclub model.