World Press Photo 2012 exhibition at Galleria Carla Sozzani

Samuel Aranda, Spain, for The New York Times

Stephanie Sinclair, USA, VII Photo Agency for National Geographic magazine

World Press Photo Contest is one of the most important prizes for photojournalism:it is a unique occasion to review and discover the most beautiful and significant images that have documented and illustrated facts and events on international magazines and newspapers.

World Press Photo is not just an exhibition of beautiful images: more, it is a historic document that let the viewer go through crucial moments of our times.

Laerke Posselt, Denmark. Iranian-born Danish actress Mellica Mehraban

Alex Majoli, Italy, Magnum Photos for Newsweek

The international fame of World Press Photo and the hundreds of thousands visitors that attend the exhibition every year, testify the power of image to transcend cultural and linguistic differences and reach a consistent and immediate level of communication. The exhibition presents the prizewinning photographs for each of the ten categories and travels worldwide to important museums and galleries; the only condition to be respected is to show every photo of the show without any form of censorship.In order to guarantee this, a representative of World Press Photo is in charge of supervising and directing the installation of the exhibition.

Galleria Carla Sozzani
Corso Como 10 – 20154 Milano, Italia
Exhibition from 6th May to 3th June 2012

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