The Champ – My Year With Muhammad Ali

The Champ – My Year With Muhammad Ali


Award winning photojournalist Michael Gaffney captured a rare insider’s view of Ali’s world as his personal photographer in 1977-1978. On Saturday, June 17th, we will open our doors to share with you the life and legacy of Ali through the lens of Michael Gaffney honoring the 1-year anniversary of his passing.

Gaffney’s collection of work entitled, “The Champ” showcases intimate images of depicting the boxer both inside and out of the ring. The Champ is a perfect trilogy (The Man, The Fighter, The Greatest) in a year in the life of Muhammad Ali, taking us on a journey with one of the most extraordinary people in our lifetime. These stories – poignant, hilarious and authentic – reveal Ali’s true courageous heart and go far beyond his glories in the ring. THE CHAMP sustains the legacy of Muhammad Ali who continues to inspire millions and make the world a better place.

The Champ – My Year With Muhammad Ali
June 17th – July 15th, 2017

Richard Beavers Gallery
408 Marcus Garvey Blvd, Brooklyn, NY 11216, USA
richardbeaversgallery.com

Michael Gaffney  Untitled, ca. 1977

Michael Gaffney, Untitled, ca. 1977

Michael Gaffney  Untitled, ca. 1977

Michael Gaffney, Untitled, ca. 1977

Michael Gaffney,  Untitled, ca. 1977

Michael Gaffney, Untitled, ca. 1977

Michael Gaffney,  Untitled, ca. 1977

Michael Gaffney, Untitled, ca. 1977

Michael Gaffney,  Untitled, ca. 1977

Michael Gaffney, Untitled, ca. 1977

Michael Gaffney,  Untitled, ca. 1977

Michael Gaffney, Untitled, ca. 1977


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