Pablo Neruda  por Sergio Larrain-1958  was given a grant from the British Council that allowed him to produce a series of photographs of London. The same year Henri Cartier-Bresson saw his photographs of street children &suggested that he work for Magnum. He spent 2 years in Paris, where he worked for international press titles, became a Magnum associate in 1959, a full member in 1961. He returned to Chile when the poet Pablo Neruda invited him to photograph his house.

The “Isla Negra” house. Photographs taken in the Valparaíso Region, on the Pacific Coast, inside and around the house of the Chilean poet Pablo NERUDA.

Sergio Larrain

Region of Los Lagos. Island of Chiloe. Village of Chonchi. 1961 // by © Sergio Larrain/Magnum Photos

Sergio Larrain CHILE. Between Chiloe Island and Puerto Montt. 1957

lepetitmonsieurcocosse: Sergio Larrain, South of Chile, Couple on sailing trip from Chiloe Island to Puerto Montt, 1957

Fotografía de Sergio Larraín. Centro José Guerrero.

'Valparaíso, Chile' by Chilean photographer Sergio Larraín via El Ángel Caído

Imágenes 13: Biografía de Sergio Larraín

Los Abandonados , 1957 - One of the children living around the Mapocho river and sleeping under bridges.