About US-american Magnum photographer, Bruce DAVIDSON (b.1933, in Oak Park)

Bruce DAVIDSON is an award-winning photographer whose career spans nearly sixty years. He started taking photos at the age of tens. Later he studied at the Rochester Institute of Technology and Yale University until he was drafted into the army. After leaving the military in 1957, he freelanced for Life and joined Magnum Photos in 1958 and received a Guggenheim Fellowship in 1962, grants from the National Endowment for the Arts in 1967 and 1980, the Lucie Award for Outstanding Achievement in Documentary Photography in 2004, and a Gold Medal of Honor Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Arts Club in 2007. His work has been shown at the Museum of Modern Art, New York; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; Palais de Tokyo, Paris; Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.; and Aperture Foundation, New York.

Photo books by Bruce DAVIDSON

  • 'Toward a Social Landscape' (1966, together with works by Lee FRIEDLANDER, Garry WINOGRAND, Danny LYON as well as by Duane MICHALS); 'Subway' (2015, 2011, 1986); 'Brooklyn Gang: Summer 1959' (1998); 'Photographs' (1979); 'East 100th Street' (2002); 'Time of Change: Civil Rights Photographs 1961-1965' (2002); 'England / Scotland 1960' (2006, 2016); 'Circus' (2007); 'Outside Inside' (2010); 'Black & White' (2012)); 'In Color' (2015); 'Nature of Los Angeles. 2008-2013' (2015); 'Los Angeles 1964' (2015); 'Magnum Legacy' (2016); 'Survey' (2016); 'Lesser Known' (announced); 'The Way Back' (anounced)