Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Fascinating Color Photographs Capture Everyday Life in Austria, Romania and Ireland During the mid-1950s and early 1960s

Born in Austria in 1923, Inge Morath was the first woman to integrate the famous Magnum agency with Robert Capa and Henri Cartier-Bresson of whom she was the assistant. When properly placed back among her many photo reportages, her pictures deliver a mountain of informations on photography after the war, and force us to see the color with a fresh eye.

After joining Magnum as official photographer in 1955, Inge Morath was sent around the world, covering stories in Europe, Middle East, Africa, United States and South America for magazines such as Paris Match and Vogue. Check out these fascinating color photographs of some of Europe countries such as Austria, Romania and Ireland during the mid-1950s and early 1960s taken by nge Morath.

IRELAND. Killorglin, County Kerry. 1954.

IRELAND. Killorglin, County Kerry. 1954.

IRELAND. Killorglin, County Kerry. 1954. Puck Fair.

IRELAND. Killorglin, County Kerry. 1954. Puck Fair.

IRELAND. Killorglin, County Kerry. 1954. Gypsy wagons

IRELAND. Killorglin, County Kerry. 1954. Puck Fair.

IRELAND. Killorglin, County Kerry. 1954. Gypsy family.

IRELAND. Killorglin, County Kerry. 1954. Gypsies.

IRELAND. Killorglin, County Kerry. 1954. Puck Fair.

IRELAND. Kilorglin, Couty Kerry. 1954. Puck Fair.

IRELAND. County Kerry. Killorglin. 1954. Puck Fair.

IRELAND. Killorglin, County Kerry. 1954. Puck Fair.

IRELAND. Killorglin, County Kerry. 1954. Puck Fair

AUSTRIA. Bad Gastein. 1955. Winter carnival procession.

AUSTRIA. Ball in Vienna. 1961.

AUSTRIA. Cafe in Vienna. 1961.

AUSTRIA. Danube at Castle of Persenburg. 1958.

AUSTRIA. Danube at Mauthausen. 1958.

AUSTRIA. Lake Constance. 1959.

AUSTRIA. Vienna. 1961. The Prater.

ROMANIA. Certeze. 1958.

ROMANIA. Certeze. 1958.

ROMANIA. Cluj. Girl wearing Hungarian style clothing. 1958.

ROMANIA. Cuhea. Man guarding a bell tower. 1958.

ROMANIA. Deda. Peasant women. 1958.

ROMANIA. Oas. 1958.

ROMANIA. Panciu. Grape packing cooperative. 1958.

ROMANIA. Rasinari. 1958. Peasant wedding.

ROMANIA. Rucar. Wedding. 1958.

ROMANIA. Rucar. Woman in local costume. 1958.

ROMANIA. Sic. 1958.

(© Inge Morath © The Inge Morath Foundation/Magnum Photos)

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