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Brasilia

The changing Brazilian capital as seen through the lens of René Burri.

In his book Brasilia, Swiss photographer René Burri, who has been a member of the Magnum agency since 1959, documents the development of a utopia. Work on the city, designed by architect Oscar Niemeyer and town planner Lucio Costa, started in 1956. It became the official capital of Brazil in 1960.

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