Leonard Freed: Worldview #2020

Leonard Freed: Worldview By Leonard Freed William A. Ewing Leonard Freed Worldview Leonard Freed ranks among the giants of twentieth century photojournalism His work as a member of Magnum regularly graced the front pages of major newspapers around the world as well as the covers of
  • Title: Leonard Freed: Worldview
  • Author: Leonard Freed William A. Ewing
  • ISBN: 9783865214638
  • Page: 221
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Leonard Freed: Worldview By Leonard Freed William A. Ewing Leonard Freed ranks among the giants of twentieth century photojournalism His work as a member of Magnum regularly graced the front pages of major newspapers around the world, as well as the covers of many international magazines Worldview, the most ambitious collection of Freed s work ever produced, spans his full 50 year career, from coverage of the Israeli PalestinianLeonard Freed ranks among the giants of twentieth century photojournalism His work as a member of Magnum regularly graced the front pages of major newspapers around the world, as well as the covers of many international magazines Worldview, the most ambitious collection of Freed s work ever produced, spans his full 50 year career, from coverage of the Israeli Palestinian conflict back through the American Civil Rights movement to post war German reconstruction Among other highlights, it includes a key selection of images from his New York City Police Department project that became the landmark book, Police Work There, as throughout his career, Freed s vision was sharp, insightful and critical, but always deeply sympathetic to his fellow human beings he was a pioneer in what has aptly been called concerned photography He died in 2006.
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      Leonard Freed was a documentary photojournalist Freed had wanted to be a painter, but began taking photographs in the Netherlands and discovered a new passion He traveled in Europe and Africa before returning to the United States where he attended the New School and studied with Alexey Brodovitch, the art director of Harper s Bazaar In 1958 he moved to Amsterdam to photograph its Jewish community Through the 1960s he continued to work as a freelance photojournalist, traveling widely He documented such events and subjects as the Civil Rights movement in America 1964 65 , the Yom Kippur War in 1973, and the New York City police department 1972 79 1 His career blossomed during the American civil rights movement, when he traveled the country with Martin Luther King, Jr in his celebrated march across the US from Alabama to Washington This journey gave him the opportunity to produce his 1968 book, Black in White America, which brought considerable attention His work on New York City law enforcement also led to a book, Police Work which was published in 1980.Early in Freed s career, Edward Steichen purchased three photographs from Freed for the collection of the Museum of Modern Art In 1967, Cornell Capa selected Freed as one of five photographers to participate in his Concerned Photography exhibition Freed joined Magnum Photos in 1972 Publications to which Freed contributed over the years included Der Spiegel, Die Zeit, Fortune, Lib ration, Life, Look, Paris Match, Stern, and The Sunday Times Magazine of London.In later years, Freed continued shooting photographs in Italy, Turkey, Germany, Lebanon and the U.S He also shot four films for Japanese, Dutch and Belgian television.

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