Waveland, Mississippi, USA. 2005. – Magnum Photos

  • Your Cart 0
  • Magnum Community Tooltip

    Magnum Community

    Magnum Photos Community is a new storytelling platform, featuring the work of Magnum photographers, Magnum news, events, and much more.

    Visit Magnum
  • Magnum Pro Tooltip

    Magnum Pro

    Magnum Pro is the place to search and license photos from Magnum’s acclaimed archive, and holds all editorial, cultural and commercial projects.

    Visit the Pro Site

Standing amongst the remains of a Catholic Church, a statue welcomes the viewer into a post-apocalyptic setting. Following Hurricane Katrina, much of the coastal area of Mississippi was destroyed. Trees were snapped. Homes on the beach area completely disappeared from the coast. From the book In the Wake of Katrina, the picture depicts landlessness and a communal tragedy, defined as a critical moment in America's history.

Canadian photographer Larry Towell shaped his personal style through poetry and folk music. Interested in the themes of dispossession and exile, he published a magazine essay titled Paradise Lost, reporting on the ecological consequences of the catastrophic Exxon Valdez oil spill in Alaska. He became a Magnum Nominee in 1988, and a full member in 1993.

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
Simone Klein
simone.klein@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.

Check

Landscapes form a key part of the Magnum archive. This collection of prints offers a Magnum perspective on the grandeur of planet Earth, available as a museum-quality print for collectors.


Standing amongst the remains of a Catholic Church, a statue welcomes the viewer into a post-apocalyptic setting. Following Hurricane Katrina, much of the coastal area of Mississippi was destroyed. Trees were snapped. Homes on the beach area completely disappeared from the coast. From the book In the Wake of Katrina, the picture depicts landlessness and a communal tragedy, defined as a critical moment in America's history.

Canadian photographer Larry Towell shaped his personal style through poetry and folk music. Interested in the themes of dispossession and exile, he published a magazine essay titled Paradise Lost, reporting on the ecological consequences of the catastrophic Exxon Valdez oil spill in Alaska. He became a Magnum Nominee in 1988, and a full member in 1993.

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
Simone Klein
simone.klein@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.