Humanity And Inhumanity: The Photographic Journey Of George Rodger

Humanity And Inhumanity The Photographic Journey Of George Rodger It was for LIFE that George Rodger embarked on a series of adventures that were to take him to almost every theatre of war in Africa the Middle East and Asia His urge to record also found expression

  • Title: Humanity And Inhumanity: The Photographic Journey Of George Rodger
  • Author: George Rodger
  • ISBN: 9780714832951
  • Page: 481
  • Format: None
  • It was for LIFE that George Rodger embarked on a series of adventures that were to take him to almost every theatre of war in Africa, the Middle East and Asia His urge to record also found expression on paper, and he was later to publish an enthralling account of these years, and to undertake a lecture tour throughout America The fulcrum of his career came with the libIt was for LIFE that George Rodger embarked on a series of adventures that were to take him to almost every theatre of war in Africa, the Middle East and Asia His urge to record also found expression on paper, and he was later to publish an enthralling account of these years, and to undertake a lecture tour throughout America The fulcrum of his career came with the liberation of Belsen As the only photographer present, the images he captured became crucially important in making known the depravity of the camps Rodger s professional interest led him to join Henri Cartier Bresson, David Seymour and Robert Capa in founding the greatest picture agency of the post war era, Magnum Photos In 1948 he embarked on a campaign of photography rediscovering humanity, starting with an expedition from Capetown to Cairo by road He found in Africa tribes almost untouched by European influence, and was able to create images of enormous power that quickly became world famous This book present the pictures that define George Rodger s long career and a commentary on his extraordinary journey With a Foreword by Henri Cartier Bresson and over 300 powerful linages, it represents a fitting tribute to George Rodger and a celebration of his life s work.

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