“You’re sitting there with thirty or forty contacts books all over the floor, and you find yourself staying up late into the night thinking ‘there has to be something there’ and finding nothing at all. And the people on Instagram write to you and say, ‘oh my God, I’d love to look at your contact sheets’ and I tell them quite honestly, probably not, because they’re gonna disappoint the shit out of you!”
A Small Voice Podcast – 196 – Eugene Richards
The Art of the Personal Project: Eugene Richards – A Photo Editor
The Art of the Personal Project: Eugene Richards
The town of Earle, Ark., is disappearing. Or at least, that’s what it looked like to photographer Eugene Richards
Still Lives – The New York Timeshttps://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/04/21/us/coronavirus-photographers-diary.html
In this unnatural state of isolation, photographers show us the things that bind.
Eugene Richards Looks Back at a Life in Photography – Feature Shoot[contentcards url=”https://www.featureshoot.com/2018/12/eugene-richards-looks-back-at-a-life-in-photography/”]
Eugene Richards: The territory of the destitute – The Eye of Photography[contentcards url=”http://loeildelaphotographie.com/en/2017/12/05/article/159975084/eugene-richards-the-territory-of-the-destitute/”]
The Unknown Eye and the Eugenes. – The Eye of Photography[contentcards url=”http://www.loeildelaphotographie.com/en/2017/06/30/article/159958492/the-unknown-eye-and-the-eugenes/”]
Eugene Richards, master of political photography – The Eye of Photography[contentcards url=”http://www.loeildelaphotographie.com/en/2017/06/21/article/159956920/eugene-richards-master-of-political-photography/”]
Eugene Richards Reflects on His Job | PDN Online[contentcards url=”http://www.pdnonline.com/features/photographer-interviews/eugene-richards-reflects-job/”]
Eugene Richards: A Life in Photography – The New York Times
Eugene Richards: A Life in Photography
The George Eastman Museum in Rochester will open the first museum retrospective of the work of the photographer Eugene Richards on June 10. The exhibit, “Eugene Richards: The Run-On of Time,” covers his career as a photojournalist and documentary photographer from 1968 to the present and was produced in collaboration with the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, Mo. Curated by April Watson and Lisa Hostetler, the retrospective includes 146 photographs, 15 books, and selected videos. It is accompanied by a catalog distributed by Yale University Press.
The third edition of Eyes on Main Street – The Eye of Photography
The third edition of Eyes on Main Street
Focusing on the theme of “Main Street: a Crossroad of Cultures,” the exhibition, curated by Jerome De Perlinghi and co-curated by Catherine Coulter Lloyd and Régina Monfort, features the work of 100 photographers from 31 countries with an equal number of men and women. Among the artists included in this years’ edition are: the late Marc Riboud, Olivia Arthur, Linda Bournane-Engelberth, Omar Havana, James Nachtwey, Martin Parr, Eugene Richards, Gaia Squarci and Jo Ann Walters.
Revisiting Eugene Richards’s Sweeping Portrait of Life Below the Poverty Line – The New Yorker
Revisiting Eugene Richards’s Sweeping Portrait of Life Below the Poverty Line
Thirty years ago, when Consumers Union, the publisher of Consumer Reports magazine, commissioned the photojournalist Eugene Richards to travel through fourteen American cities and towns to document poverty, he approached the project with the meticulousness of a policy analyst. “We read news articles and sociology texts, studied maps and statistics charts, searching for ways to address the issues of hunger, homelessness, and unemployment,”
World-Class Photojournalism, at Home in the South Bronx – The New York Times
World-Class Photojournalism, at Home in the South Bronx
When Eugene Richards opens his next exhibit, it will not be at a Chelsea gallery or a major Midtown museum. It will be at a location that he much prefers: the Bronx Documentary Center.
Eugene Richards: Looking for Lincoln’s Legacy | PROOF
Eugene Richards: Looking for Lincoln’s Legacy
This video is part of our “Exposure” series—where National Geographic photographers share the stories behind their images. Listen to photographer Eugene Richards talk about his assignment: Looking for Lincoln’s legacy in our modern times.
Eugene Richards Receives 2014 Missouri Honor Medal | NPPA
Eugene Richards Receives 2014 Missouri Honor Medal
The other medalists this year are veteran editor Byron E. Calame; long-running NPR host Audie Cornish; The Guardian, a 193-year-old newspaper; advertising creative leader Steve Kopcha; the editorial staff of the Kyiv Post in Ukrainia; and the magazine WIRED.
Eugene Richards’ Notes From the Road: The Bedroom
Link: Eugene Richards’ Notes From the Road: The Bedroom | PROOF
There was almost a pleading quality to Reverend Landers’s voice when he asked if I would take his picture. “It will go right there,” he said, pointing to a patch of wallboard hung with angel wings made of crepe paper and a cross fashioned from scraps of cardboard. “I’d be proud to be so remembered and immortalized.”
Red Ball of a Sun Slipping Down: Eugene Richards’ Return to the South
Link: Red Ball of a Sun Slipping Down: Eugene Richards’ Return to the South – LightBox
With a recent announcement on the crowd funding platform Kickstarter, award-winning photographer Eugene Richards speaks to LightBox about his latest book, Red Ball of a Sun Slipping Down, and his motivation to self-publish the project. The following text is adapted from a recent email correspondence.
Life in a Circle
Link: Life in a Circle | The Run-on of Time
A couple of years ago I was photographing an annual report for a pharmaceutical company and ended up in a hospital in downtown Guatemala City, where I was privileged to witness one of those mostly unnoticed and un-newsworthy events that speak of how giving some people can be. Permit me to share this story with you.
Getty Images Grants for Editorial Photography: Eugene Richards
Link: Getty Images Grants for Editorial Photography: Eugene Richards – British Journal of Photography
In 2010 Eugene Richards published the book War is Personal, which documented the devastating effects that serving in Iraq has had on some veterans and their families. Now with the help of another Getty Images Grant for Editorial Photography, Richards plans to continue the project, looking this time at soldiers returning from Afghanistan
The Landscape of Oil
Link: The Landscape of Oil | The Run-on of Time
Today I’m posting something new, a short video that in a sense is an interpretation of work that I completed for National Geographic in North Dakota. The story, titled “The New Oil Landscape,” in the March issue of the magazine, focuses on the changes that a nearly unprecedented oil boom brought to this once isolated farming state
The Run-on of Time
Link: The Run-on of Time – Eugene Richards
After more than forty years as a photographer, I’ve been repeatedly told it’s time to consider putting together a retrospective. But I remain hesitant. It’s not the pictures, though there are a lot of ordinary ones. When you look back, you realize how many people you’ve lost touch with, how many people have either passed on or are unreachable.