One of the great names of Magnum, Marc Riboud is best known for his extensive reports on the East: The Three Banners of China (1966), Face of North Vietnam (1970), Visions of China (1981) and In China (1996). After being active in the French Resistance and studying engineering, Riboud started as a freelance photographer and moved to Paris in 1952, where he was invited by Cartier-Bresson and Capa to join Magnum as an associate. He became a full member in 1955 and served as president of Magnum (1975-76). Riboud’s photographs have appeared in numerous magazines, including Life, Géo, National Geographic, Paris-Match, Stern. He won the Overseas Press Club Award twice (1966 and 1970), and has had major retrospective exhibitions at the Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris (1985), International Center of Photography, New York (1988 and 1997) and Musée de la Vie romantique, Paris (2009).