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)

'Subway', the new edition of 1986s original. In 1980 Bruce DAVIDSON began photographing the New York subway system. At first in black and white, but he soon realized that color film was necessary to depict the intensity of this graffiti-covered landscape.
  • Format: HC, 30,5 x 30 x 2 cm., 140 pp., colorills., English
Out-of-print volume 'Los Angeles 1964' by Magnum photographer Bruce DAVIDSON contains previously unpublished photographs from Los Angeles. He had been sent there by a magazine, but the publication of the pictures had been rejected for undisclosed reasons.
148,00 € * Weight 0.8 kg
HC with dust jacket, 27 x 23,5 x 2 cm., 192 pp., 120 duotone b/w ills., text language: English
  • Ed(s)/Author(s): Mark Haworth-Booth, Michael Mack
  • Book design: Bernard FISCHER
  • Format: HC with dust jacket, 27 x 23,5 x 2 cm., 192 pp., 120 duotone b/w ills., text language: English
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The compendium 'Augen auf!' offers an art and cultural history of the Leica from the 1920s to the present day. With essays on the technical genesis of the Leica, its influence on modern photojournalism and its significance for the photographic avant-garde
  • Ed(s)/Author(s): Texte: Hans-Michael Koetzle
  • Format: GERMAN ED.! Gebundene Ausgabe, 27 x 32 cm., 564 S., S/W & Farb-Abb., deutsch-sprachiger Text - GERMAN TEXT ONLY!
98,00 € *
'The Way Back' presents works by Bruce DAVIDSON taken between 1957 and 1992 - from his earliest such as 'Brooklyn Gang' (1959), 'Time of Change' (1961-1965) 'East 100th Street' (1966-1968) to late works such as 'Subway' (1980) and 'Central Park' (1992).
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'In Color' by Bruce DAVIDSON presents his personal selection from his lesser-known color archive. These images date back 56 years and represent the photographer's color career from various fields such as magazines & commercial projects as well as fashion.
  • Format: HC, 30,5 x 30 cm., 280 pp., text language: English
from 58,00 € Weight 2.3 kg
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'Kiosk. A History of Photojournalism 1839-1973' by Robert LEBECK & Bodo von Dewitz (ICP Infinity Award 2002) leads you in nine chapters through the eras of international photojournalism and offers an overview of the topics of past decades and centuries.
  • Ed(s)/Author(s): Bodo von Dewitz
  • Format: HC (no dust jacket, as issued), 25,5 x 28 x 4 cm., 336 pp., 666 b/w & color ills., bilingual: German / English
58,00 € * Weight 2 kg
In the 'Magnum Legacy' series about life & work of selected Magnum photographers this volume is dedicated to Bruce DAVIDSON. The accompanying text examines the wide range of his techniques and classifies his work in the photography of the 20th century.
34,00 € * Weight 1.3 kg
'Photographers A-Z' brings together photographers who have made a significant contribution to photographic culture, as well as the most important photographic volumes of the past century. The entries are illustrated with facsimiles from books & magazines.
  • Ed(s)/Author(s): Hans-Michael Koetzle
  • Format: Gebundene Ausgabe mit Schutzumschlag, 26 x 32,5 x 6 cm., 444 pp., reichlich farbig und SW-illustriert, Deutsch-sprachig (GERMAN TEXT ONLY)
The out-of-print 'Zeitblende' was published on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the famous photo agency Magnum. The picture & text book provides an overview of the impressive field of reportage photography that is commensurate with its significance
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