The Black Panthers protesting in Chicago, Illinois. 1968. - Hiroji Kubota Print – Magnum Photos

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Hiroji Kubota became interested in photography while getting to know photographers Elliott Erwitt, Rene Burri and Burt Glinn during their visit to Japan in 1961. He subsequently moved to the US to pursue his passion, settling in Chicago. Over this period, until his return to Japan in 1968, he photographed American society, including the Civil Rights struggle. This image of three Black Panthers set against a snowy Chicago cityscape is one of the his most enduring from this period.

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  • The Black Panthers protesting in Chicago, Illinois. 1968.

  • Hiroji Kubota
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At a time of major political disruption, with the rise of populism and a swing to the right in Europe and the USA coming hot on the heels of the Arab Spring, this curation takes a look through Magnum's archive at photographs of protest from the 1930s to the present day.


Hiroji Kubota became interested in photography while getting to know photographers Elliott Erwitt, Rene Burri and Burt Glinn during their visit to Japan in 1961. He subsequently moved to the US to pursue his passion, settling in Chicago. Over this period, until his return to Japan in 1968, he photographed American society, including the Civil Rights struggle. This image of three Black Panthers set against a snowy Chicago cityscape is one of the his most enduring from this period.

We are here to help. Please let us know if you have any questions about this or any other Magnum prints. You can contact one of the following print sales associates.

LONDON & NEW YORK
Chelsea Jacob
chelsea.jacob@magnumphotos.com
T: +44 20 7490 1771

PARIS
Christina Vatsella
christina.vatsella@magnumphotos.com
T: +33 1 53 42 50 44

Shipping advisory

We advise on a delivery period of up to 3 weeks for your print. If you would like your print sooner, please contact your local print sales representative for stock information. Collectors prints will be listed at retail value for shipping purposes and customs duties on import are at your cost and not included in your Magnum purchase.