Bruce Davidson

Bruce Davidson: Subject: Contact

Bruce Davidson: Subject: Contact

BRUCE DAVIDSON, SUBJECT: CONTACT will present contact sheets in context with vintage prints from four seminal projects from the 1950s and ‘60s – Circus, Brooklyn Gang, Time of Change, and East 100th Street – illustrating Davidson’s connection to some of the 20th century’s most important social, cultural, and political moments. Poetic and profound, powerful and tender, Davidson’s work derives its…
Bruce Davidson: Retrospective

Bruce Davidson: Retrospective

Bruce Davidson became a member of Magnum Photos in 1959, when the American was just 26-years-old. Davidson’s work focused on subcultures and lifestyles on the margins of society. His most well-known works include Circus, Brooklyn Gang and Subway. Today, Davidson is considered a pioneer of social documentary photography. In the 1960s, he photographed the Civil Rights Movement (Time of Change)…
Bruce Davidson: Bruce Davidson

Bruce Davidson: Bruce Davidson

This summer WestLicht presents the first retrospective exhibition in Austria on the work of Bruce Davidson (born Chicago, 1933) one of the leading exponents of humanist photography and with close to sixty years of membership one of the most prominent photographers of Magnum agency. The now legendary cooperative was founded in 1947 by Robert Capa, Henri Cartier-Bresson, George Rodger and…
Bruce Davidson: Los Angeles 1964

Bruce Davidson: Los Angeles 1964

Bruce Davidson describes the genesis of this project thus: “Esquire’s editors sent me to Los Angeles, and when I landed at LA International Airport I noticed giant palm trees growing in the parking lot. I ordered a hamburger through a microphone speaker in a drive-in called Tiny Naylor’s. The freeways were blank and brilliant, chromium-plated bumpers reflected the Pacific Ocean,…