The German photojournalist Robert Lebeck was a self-taught photographer who freelanced in various publications in Heidelberg. His works with the German weekly Stern was his real breakthrough as a photojournalist, and for 30 years he worked on the coverage. Having captured the independence of the Congo, Lebeck was set off to become the photographer of the 60’s.
In the year 1968, Lebeck captured several historical moments through snapshots that marked the year, such as Robert Kennedy’s funeral in which with him died the hope of peace in Vietnam, Richard Nixon’s electoral campaign, the Spring of 1868 in Prague, which markets the student revolts, the German Shooting Festival, and many more. 1968 was a busy, fruitful year of photography with Lebeck, and this display is a comprehensive work of the photographer in Stern Magazine, which was one of the highest-circulation magazines in Germany.
Catch the show Robert Lebeck: 1968 at the Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, running through July 22 as they show many unreleased photographs of Lebeck.
From a snippet that aired on CBS Sunday Morning, "Capturing the Moment" is a segment that focused on photojournalist Eddie Adams, who won his Pulitzer in 1969 for his famous image of a Vietcong prisoner about to be executed at a street in Saigon. Other photographers share their inklings as well.
The German photographer is one of the iconic artists that promoted "Neues Bauen" or "New Objectivity", a movement in architecture that favored functionalism. As a photographer, Werner Mantz applied the same approach to his photography.
One of America's greatest photographers was no just a man of the arts, but he was a theoretician and educator that imbued intellectual and spiritual philosophies in photography. His years in Portland, Oregon are among his famous works that proved of his mastery.
Italian photographer Nino Migliori is famously known for his black and white abstract-humanistic photographs capturing the life of his hometown Bologna. This retrospective in Paris showcases his underestimated genius.
The Canadian photographer Robert Polidori is known for his large-scale urban, interior and landscape photographs, and is mostly known for the size of his images as his subjects often revolve around the architecture of prestigious museums.
International photographer Nelwin Uy may be based in the Philippines but his work makes him travel all over the world. He occasionally takes out his film camera instead of his digital gear, showcasing that talent will always trump the medium.
Jochen Lempert was firstly a man of science before of art. He was a biologist before a photographer, but when he did get into photography, the German photographer channeled his interest with nature to the camera.
Recognized as one of the most eminent British photographers part of the "Thatcher Years", Brian Griffin was known for his music photography that iconized in pop music history. Visuals from album covers, single sleeves, posters and such
Adam Van Fossen's passion for film photography started 12 years ago during his high school photography class. Ever since then, he has continued practicing the craft and capturing the world in dreamlike photographs. Here, our featured community newcomer shares his thoughts on analogue photographs and some of his favorite images.
The rarely seen works of French intellectual and sociologist Pierre Bourdieu are in the form of photography. In this archive, he documents the socio-political aspects and daily lives of Algeria during his fieldwork as a photojournalist in 1958 and 1961.