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Le Manege De Mr. Barre, 1955
“I hate ugliness, it makes me physically ill. But melancholy and compassion, these may be minor values but they’re the ones that move me most of all.”
Charing Cross Road from No. 84, (Marks & Co.), 1936
I've never "arranged" my photographs, I've always been an observer."
~ Wolfgang Suschitzky
4th of July Fireworks, 1962Bruce is one of the great Magnum photographers best known for his gritty urban work. This is a rare gem in his archive. Full of wonderment, humanity and hope.
March on Washington - Martin Luther King Jr. after delivering his, ‘I Have a Dream’ speech, Lincoln Memorial, Washington D.C., August 28, 1963
"I need to become completely anonymous if I’m to capture the essence, the root fact about the person and not merely their surface."
Senator John F. Kennedy at the Capitol, Washington DC, 1953
This is my favorite Arnold Newman image. Such a great environmental portrait with a true sense of destiny as JFK looks to the future. Where is our leader now?