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As a teenager, Dash Snow clashed with the NYPD over his graffiti. After running away from home at 14, he walked halfway around the city with a Polaroid camera, continuously taking pictures to "capture things he wouldn't remember the next day"...
"I am a photographer from the westside of Detroit Mi. Growing up I've always had a hunger and eye for photography. My surroundings has influenced my unique, street, gritty but clean style within my photographs. No matter what I'm doing my life seems to revolve around my camera..."
Derek Ridgers (born 1950) is an English photographer with a career spanning more than 30 years. He is best known for his photography of music, film, club and street culture, and has photographed stars from James Brown to The Spice Girls, from Clint Eastwood to Johnny Depp, as well politicians, gangsters, artists, writers...
Tazio Secchiaroli (Rome, 25 November 1925 - Rome, 24 July 1998).Tazio was born in Rome. Young photographer of Roman photojournalism, apprentice of Adolfo Porry Pastorel, father of Italian photojournalism, he learned the secrets of photojournalism from him, scoring important shots that will win them compared to other photographers.
Shirin Neshat' s video and installation (Iranian, b.1957) explores the political and social conditions of Iranian and Muslim life in her works, particularly focusing on women and feminist issues.
Internationally-renowned Malian photographer Malick Sidibé opened his legendary and still-thriving Studio Malick in 1962 in Bamako, Mali. Sidibé was Bamako's first photojournalist, capturing the energy of that city's youth at parties and social gatherings.
Yan Morvan is considered one the world’s leading war photographers and he collaborates regularly with international publications. His war journalism has won him the Robert Capa Prize (for reports from Lenanon in 1983), two prizes from World Press Photo and numerous awards from American photo journalism schools.
Giovanni Gastel was born in Milan on December 27, 1955 to Giuseppe Gastel and Ida Visconti di Modrone, the youngest of seven children. His career as a photographer began in a basement in Milan towards the end of the 1970s, where Gastel...
Ferdinando Scianna enrolled in the Faculty of Letters and Philosophy at the University of Palermo, where he will attend various courses without completing his studies. In 1963 Leonardo Sciascia almost by chance visited his first photographic exhibition, which had popular festivals as its theme, at the cultural club of Bagheria.
Jocelyn Bain Hogg began his career as a unit photographer on movie sets after studying Documentary Photography at Newport Art College. He shot publicity for the BBC, photographed fashion and now works on documentary projects and commercial and editorial assignments.
Gianni Berengo Gardin (Santa Margherita Ligure 1930), began to take up photography in 1954, after having lived in Rome, Venice, Lugano and Paris. In 1965 he settled in Milan and began his professional career dedicating himself to reportage, social investigation, architectural documentation and environmental description.
An American portrait and fashion photographer, Terry Richardson was born in 1965 in New York City. His father also did photography for the fashion industry but he struggled with drug abuse and schizophrenia. Richardson was raised in a neighborhood in Los Angeles, known as Hollywood.
Jim Goldberg’s innovative and multidisciplinary approach to documentary makes him a landmark photographer and social practitioner of our times. His work often examines the lives of neglected, ignored, or otherwise outside-the-mainstream populations through long-term, in depth collaborations which investigate the nature of American myths...
Mario De Biasi (Sois, Belluno, 1923 - Milan, 2013) began taking pictures between 1944 and 1945 in Germany, where he was deported during the war. Returning to Milan, his adoptive city, in 1946, he began working as a radio engineer and dedicates his free time to photographs that he takes on the streets of the city.
Between the mid-forties and the early fifties he frequented the artistic circles of Rome, coming into contact with the Forma 1 Group with leading figures such as Mario Mafai, Giovanni Omiccioli, Giulio Turcato, Antonio Corpora, Pietro Consagra, Carla Accardi and Mimmo Rotella, deciding to develop his interest in the figurative arts through the photographic medium.