Wednesday, June 22, 2016

In a Heatwave State of Mind

South Brooklyn Boys by Bruce Davidson (1959)

Brooklyn Gang (teenage boy working on Cadillac Coupe de Ville)
Photo by Bruce Davidson (1959)

Brooklyn Gang (boy with Coke machine)
Photo by Bruce Davidson (1959)

Bruce Davidson began taking photographs at the age of ten in Oak Park, Illinois. He has been a member of the Magnum Photos agency since 1958. His photographs, notably those taken in Harlem, New York City, have been widely exhibited and published. He is known for photographing communities usually hostile to outsiders. Bruce Davidson’s work is in the collection of the Museum of Modern Art and The Whitney Museum, as well as The Museum of Contemporary Photography. More here and here.


JiEL said...

Boys will always be boys.

joseph said...

rebel without a cause... avec James Dean a certainement influencé ce photographe, non?

another country said...

Il y a quelque chose, c'est vrai. J'ai quant à moi un petit faible pour la dernière photo...

another country said...

@ JiEl : C'est la devise de ce blog, n'en déplaise aux féministes.