Eugene Richards

One of the world’s foremost documentary photographers, EUGENE RICHARDS has received many of photography’s prestigious honors, including the W. Eugene Smith Memorial Award, a Guggenheim Fellowship, National Endowment for the Arts grants, the Leica Medal of Excellence, the Leica Oskar Barnack Award, the Olivier Rebbot Award, and the Robert F. Kennedy Lifetime Achievement Journalism Award for the coverage of the disadvantaged. He has published fifteen books, including Dorchester Days; Exploding into Life; Americans We; Cocaine True, Cocaine Blue; The Fat Baby; A Procession of Them; and The Blue Room. Richards’s photographs have appeared in numerous publications, including the New York Times Magazine, Esquire, National Geographic, Time, Newsweek, the New Yorker, People, and Life.

 

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  1. A Procession of Them
    In some countries, they call them the "abandonados," the abandoned ones. They're the impoverished mentally ill and mentally disabled patients being warehoused in psychiatric asylums that are more run-down, more uncaring than the... Learn More
    Published: 1st September 2008
    Hardback | £39.00