Tag: Don McCullin

  • As Wars Rage in the Middle East, Anti-war Photographer Don McCullin Discusses “How Futile Violence Is” | Vanity Fair

    As Wars Rage in the Middle East, Anti-war Photographer Don McCullin Discusses “How Futile Violence Is” | Vanity Fair

    As Wars Rage in the Middle East, Anti-war Photographer Don McCullin Discusses “How Futile Violence Is” The dean of conflict photography assesses the power of images—and his fellow image makers. via Vanity Fair: https://www.vanityfair.com/news/don-mccullin-on-war Recently, photojournalist Mark Edward Harris sat down with McCullin to discuss his oeuvre, their fellow photographers, and conflicts past and present.…

  • Don McCullin – Photographs by Don McCullin | Exhibition review by Mark Durden | LensCulture

    Don McCullin – Photographs by Don McCullin | Exhibition review by Mark Durden | LensCulture

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    Don McCullin – Photographs by Don McCullin | Exhibition review by Mark Durden | LensCulture From his pictures of wars and famines from around the world to his social documentary work in Britain, this retrospective draws together work from all aspects of this British photographer’s remarkable career via LensCulture: https://www.lensculture.com/articles/don-mccullin-don-mccullin From his pictures of wars…

  • 2020 Infinity Award: Lifetime Achievement—Don McCullin | International Center of Photography

    2020 Infinity Award: Lifetime Achievement—Don McCullin | International Center of Photography

    2020 Infinity Award: Lifetime Achievement—Don McCullin via International Center of Photography: https://www.icp.org/infinity-awards/don-mccullin-2020 Sir Don McCullin. He photographed his first open conflict essay about the civil war in Cyprus in 1964. In 1966 he began an eighteen-year affiliation with the London Sunday Times Magazine, covering major conflicts and battlefields — the Congo, Biafra, Israel, Vietnam, Cambodia,…

  • Nine Photo Books (and One Surprise) to Treat Yourself to This Month | AnOther

    Nine Photo Books (and One Surprise) to Treat Yourself to This Month via AnOther: https://www.anothermag.com/art-photography/12434/photo-books-claire-de-rouen-subscriptions-lucie-rox-paul-mpagi-sepuya From Chris Killip’s documentary of a 1980s punk club to Lucie Rox’s journey around Japan, April’s best photo books allow a visual escape from isolation

  • Filmmakers seeking funds for Don McCullin documentary

    Link: A new documentary on the life and work of Don McCullin is to be released in 2012, but the producers, which include one of McCullin’s closest assistants, need your help to finish post-production

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    Link: The power of both book and film come as much from McCullin’s words as from his photographs.  Don expresses his utter disgust, not only with war but with his having to cover it, as a “war junkie.” The film is unforgiving of mankind, most of all of McCullin himself.  He loathes the idea of…

  • The “Shame of Memory” Haunts a War Photographer

    The “Shame of Memory” Haunts a War Photographer

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    The “Shame of Memory” Haunts a War Photographer With the looming crisis in Syria as backdrop, conflict photographers and photo editors of multiple generations debate the value and power of the imagery that emerges from war. via Lens Blog: https://archive.nytimes.com/lens.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/09/09/the-shame-of-memory-haunting-war-photographers/ A 13th-century church is a fitting location for the exhibition of war photographs by Don…

  • Don McCullin at War – The New York Times

    Don McCullin at War – The New York Times

    Don McCullin at War The legendary photographer counsels those seeking conflict: look close to home at the social wars being waged every day. via Lens Blog: https://archive.nytimes.com/lens.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/11/06/don-mccullin-at-war/ The documentary film “McCullin” by Jacqui Morris had its American debut at the Museum of Modern Art this week, and an updated version of the book “Don McCullin”…

  • Extraordinary New Book Unveils the Untold Stories of the World’s Greatest Photojournalists – Feature Shoot

    Extraordinary New Book Unveils the Untold Stories of the World’s Greatest Photojournalists The duty of a photojournalist, according to many, is to remain detached in a moment of crisis, to compartmentalize scenes of violence and war from the goings on of everyday life. As suggested by Italian journalist Mario Calabresi in his extraordinary book Eyes…

  • Digital images can’t be trusted, says war photographer Don McCullin | Art and design | The Guardian

    Digital images can’t be trusted, says war photographer Don McCullin Best known for moving pictures of Vietnam, McCullin says photography has been hijacked by digital cameras and art world via the Guardian: http://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2015/nov/27/don-mccullin-war-photographer-digital-images Best known for moving pictures of Vietnam, McCullin says photography has been hijacked by digital cameras and art world

  • Seeing War Abroad and at Home Through the Eyes of Don McCullin – Feature Shoot

    Seeing War Abroad and at Home Through the Eyes of Don McCullin – Feature Shoot

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    Seeing War Abroad and at Home Through the Eyes of Don McCullin – Feature Shoot Local Boys in Bradford 1972 Don McCullin – Near Checkpoint Charlie, Berlin 1961 Londonderry 1971 At the age of 83, British photojournalist Sir Don McCullin decidedly declared, “I’m not an… via Feature Shoot: https://www.featureshoot.com/2019/04/seeing-war-abroad-and-at-home-through-the-eyes-of-don-mccullin/ At the age of 83, British…

  • Nihilistic Photojournalism? Don McCullin at Tate Britain – Disphotic

    Nihilistic Photojournalism? Don McCullin at Tate Britain – Disphotic

    Nihilistic Photojournalism? Don McCullin at Tate Britain I went to Don McCullin’s current retrospective at Tate Britain with some trepidation. Both in terms of the things I knew the exhibition would ask me to look at, but also in terms of the stance the … via Disphotic: http://www.disphotic.com/nihilistic-photojournalism-don-mccullin-at-tate/ I went to Don McCullin’s current retrospective…

  • Don McCullin on why he is showing at Tate Britain even though he is ‘not an artist’ | The Art Newspaper

    Don McCullin on why he is showing at Tate Britain even though he is ‘not an artist’ The photojournalist also reflects on his career and reveals the most important stories he covered Link: https://www.theartnewspaper.com/preview/tate-britain-celebrates-reluctant-artist-don-mccullin The photojournalist also reflects on his career and reveals the most important stories he covered

  • Beyond the Myth of the War Photographer – The New York Times

    Beyond the Myth of the War Photographer – The New York Times

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    Beyond the Myth of the War Photographer In “Shooting War,” the psychiatrist Anthony Feinstein explores the complexity of photographers’ day-to-day work covering conflict and human depravity. Link: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/18/lens/shooting-war-photograper.html The psychiatrist Anthony Feinstein explores this complexity in his book, “Shooting War” (Glitterati Editions). Starting with a single, striking image from each photographer, Dr. Feinstein profiles 18…

  • The Tri-X factor | 1843

    The Tri-X factor Kodak’s Tri-X is the film the great photographers love. Anton Corbijn, Don McCullin and Sebastião Salgado tell Bryan Appleyard why via 1843: https://www.1843magazine.com/content/features/bryan-appleyard/tri-x-factor Kodak’s Tri-X is the film the great photographers love. Anton Corbijn, Don McCullin and Sebastião Salgado tell Bryan Appleyard why

  • Knighthood for veteran war photographer Don McCullin – BBC News

    Knighthood for veteran war photographer Don McCullin – BBC News

    Knighthood for photographer Don McCullin Veteran war photographer Don McCullin is awarded a knighthood in the New Year Honours list. via BBC News: http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-somerset-38466795 Veteran war photographer Don McCullin has been awarded a knighthood in the New Year Honours list.

  • Photojournalist Don McCullin reflects on life on the front line – CNN.com

    Photojournalist Don McCullin reflects on life on the front line – CNN.com

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    Photographer Don McCullin reflects on a life on the front line Don McCullin has seen enough of war and suffering to last a lifetime. From Cyprus to the Congo, he has captured some of the most powerful photographs of our time. The shell-shocked U.S. Marine gripping his gun with a long, bewildering stare. A starving…

  • Why War Photographers Are More Important than Ever | Vanity Fair

    Why War Photographers Are More Important than Ever | Vanity Fair

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    Why War Photographers Are More Important than Ever Sebastian Junger explains why the work of David Douglas Duncan, Don McCullin, James Nachtwey, and Lynsey Addario is more essential than ever before. via Vanity Fair: http://www.vanityfair.com/culture/2016/05/war-photographers Sebastian Junger explains why the work of David Douglas Duncan, Don McCullin, James Nachtwey, and Lynsey Addario is more essential…

  • Photo London 2016: Editors’ Preview – Photographs will be exhibited at the 2016 Photo London | LensCulture

    Photo London 2016: Editors’ Preview – Photographs will be exhibited at the 2016 Photo London | LensCulture

    Photo London 2016: Editors’ Preview – Photographs will be exhibited at the 2016 Photo London | LensCulture DON’T MISS OUT: A fresh and selective early preview of just a fraction of the wide ranging array of photography that will be on display (and for sale) at Photo London, May 19-22, 2016 via LensCulture: https://www.lensculture.com/articles/photo-london-photo-london-2016-editors-preview Other…

  • Top Photographers Protest Museum Decision | TIME

    Top Photographers Protest Museum Decision “This government, they’ve got their hatchet out and they are hacking away at the arts.” via Time: http://time.com/4249630/top-photographers-protest-museum-decision/ More than 80 prominent photographers and artists—including war photographer Don McCullin, photo critic Sean O’Hagan and book publisher Michael Mack—are demanding a reversal on the controversial decision to move a historic photo…