Born 1944

Biography: Documentary photographer Joseph Szabo

Biography: Documentary photographer Joseph Szabo

As a high school teacher on Long Island, New York for more than two decades, Joseph Szabo (born 1944 in Toledo, Ohio) used photography as a tool to reach out to and connect with his students, giving him access to the world of teenagers adults rarely see. Szabo’s images depict the importance of peer acceptance, the significance of the right…
Anders Petersen: Retrospective

Anders Petersen: Retrospective

Anders Petersen, a Swedish photographer born in 1944, is one of the most influential photographers of his generation. After studying under Christer Strömholm at Stockholm’s renowned School of Photography between 1966 and 1968, he began working as a photojournalist for Swedish newspapers and magazines. Since that time, he has been particularly interested in people on the fringe of society. Petersen…
Biography: Sebastiao Salgado

Biography: Sebastiao Salgado

Sebastiao Salgado (born February 8, 1944) is a Brazilian social documentary photographer and photojournalist. Educated as an economist, Salgado egan his photography career in 1973. His first book, Other Americas, about the poor in Latin America, was published in 1986. This was followed by Sahel: Man in Distress (also published in 1986), the result of a 15 month long collaboration…