A Second Look: Chim’s Children of War
In 1948, Magnum photographer David Seymour was given a mission by the newly founded UNICEF: report on the fate of the 13 million children across Europe who have been left homeless and/or in dire need by the Second World War.
Chim a vivid retrospective of Europe
History’s fickle nature has given Chim and George Rodger a back seat to their more celebrated colleagues and co-founders of Magnum Photos, Robert Capa and Henri Cartier-Bresson.
David “Chim” Seymour Retrospective at the ICP in New York
“We Went Back: Photographs from Europe 1933–1956 by Chim” – for long time expected exhibition of one of the most respected photojournalists of 20th century, will be presented at the International Center of Photography in New York from January 18 to May 5, 2013.
David Seymour’s children of war go on show for first time
Vintage photographs from David ‘Chim’ Seymour’s Children of Europe series will go on show for the first time in the UK at Magnum Print Room in London.
Picturing Misery: David Seymour’s ‘Children of Europe,’ 1948
As a new exhibition of David "Chim" Seymour's work opens at ICP in New York, LIFE.com presents page spreads from a December 1948 issue of LIFE magazine that featured his powerful work for UNICEF in post-war Europe.
The scars of war
Stunning colour images reveal how Europe was still littered with graves, rusting planes and sunken battleships two years after its liberation from the Nazis