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David Bowie with a book about Buster Keaton

in New Mexico in 1975.

 

Photograph:

Steve Schapiro;

courtesy of Fahey/Klein Gallery, Los Angeles

 

Steve Schapiro, Photojournalist Who Bore Witness, Dies at 87

He documented the civil rights movement

and subjects as diverse as narcotics users,

migrant workers and movie stars,

seeking to capture their emotional heart.

NYT

Published Jan. 24, 2022

Updated Jan. 25, 2022, 11:46 a.m. ET

https://www.nytimes.com/2022/01/24/
arts/steve-schapiro-dead.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

From left,

Ralph Abernathy,

James Forman,

the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.,

the Rev. Jesse Douglas

and John Lewis

lead a march from Selma to Montgomery in 1965,

in a scene from the Paramount documentary “I Am MLK Jr.”

 

Photograph: Steve Schapiro

 

Seeing Martin Luther King Jr. in a New Light

NYT

April 1, 2018

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/01/
arts/television/martin-luther-king-documentaries-hope-and-fury.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ralph Abernathy (rear)

and Martin Luther King lead the way on the road to Montgomery in 1965.

The American flag was a natural symbol for a movement

that called on the nation to live up to its principles.

 

Photograph: Steve Schapiro

 

How James Baldwin's The Fire Next Time still lights the way towards equality

A new edition of the classic treatise on civil rights,

featuring photojournalist Steve Schapiro’s visual record of the struggle,

provides a model for how to report in the Black Lives Matter era

G

Tue 4 Apr 2017 10.00 BST

Last modified on Thu 26 Mar 2020 14.34 GMT

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2017/apr/04/
james-baldwin-the-fire-next-time-steve-shapiro

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A spectator at the Selma to Montgomery march

with a sign condemning police killings

presages the grievances of today’s Black Lives Matter movement.

 

Photograph: Steve Schapiro

 

How James Baldwin's The Fire Next Time still lights the way towards equality

A new edition of the classic treatise on civil rights,

featuring photojournalist Steve Schapiro’s visual record of the struggle,

provides a model for how to report in the Black Lives Matter era

G

Tue 4 Apr 2017    10.00 BST

Last modified on Thu 26 Mar 2020    14.34 GMT

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2017/apr/04/
james-baldwin-the-fire-next-time-steve-shapiro

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A young man participating in the march from Selma to Montgomery, 1965.

 

Photograph:

Steve Schapiro;

courtesy of Fahey/Klein Gallery, Los Angeles

 

Steve Schapiro, Photojournalist Who Bore Witness, Dies at 87

He documented the civil rights movement and subjects as diverse as narcotics users,

migrant workers and movie stars, seeking to capture their emotional heart.

NYT

Published Jan. 24, 2022

Updated Jan. 25, 2022, 11:46 a.m. ET

https://www.nytimes.com/2022/01/24/
arts/steve-schapiro-dead.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A long walk to freedom …

a photo of the Selma-to-Montgomery protest marches

taken by Steve Shapiro in 1965,

which appears

in a new edition of James Baldwin’s The Fire Next Time.

 

Photograph: Steve Schapiro

 

How James Baldwin's The Fire Next Time still lights the way towards equality

A new edition of the classic treatise on civil rights,

featuring photojournalist Steve Schapiro’s visual record of the struggle,

provides a model for how to report in the Black Lives Matter era

G

Tue 4 Apr 2017 10.00 BST

Last modified on Thu 26 Mar 2020 14.34 GMT

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2017/apr/04/
james-baldwin-the-fire-next-time-steve-shapiro

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Selma march, 1965.

 

Photograph:

Steve Schapiro;

courtesy of Fahey/Klein Gallery, Los Angeles

 

Steve Schapiro, Photojournalist Who Bore Witness, Dies at 87

He documented the civil rights movement and subjects as diverse as narcotics users,

migrant workers and movie stars, seeking to capture their emotional heart.

NYT

Published Jan. 24, 2022

Updated Jan. 25, 2022, 11:46 a.m. ET

https://www.nytimes.com/2022/01/24/
arts/steve-schapiro-dead.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We Shall Overcome, 1964

Students during the summer of 1964 in Oxford, Ohio

 

Photograph: Courtesy of Fahey/Klein Gallery

 

Ali to Andy W: Steve Schapiro’s life in photography – in pictures

The activist, documentarian and photographer, who has died aged 87,

captured the American civil rights movement

while shooting the likes of David Bowie and Robert Kennedy

G

Tue 18 Jan 2022    07.00 GMT

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2022/jan/18/
ali-to-andy-warhol-steve-schapiros-life-in-photography-in-pictures

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

John Lewis, then Chairman of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, in 1963.

 

Photograph:

Steve Schapiro;

courtesy of Fahey/Klein Gallery, Los Angeles

 

Steve Schapiro, Photojournalist Who Bore Witness, Dies at 87

He documented the civil rights movement and subjects as diverse as narcotics users,

migrant workers and movie stars, seeking to capture their emotional heart.

NYT

Published Jan. 24, 2022

Updated Jan. 25, 2022, 11:46 a.m. ET

https://www.nytimes.com/2022/01/24/
arts/steve-schapiro-dead.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

James Baldwin with a boy in Durham, N.C., 1963.

Mr. Schapiro’s images of Mr. Baldwin’s 1963 tour of the South

were included in Mr. Baldwin’s book “The Fire Next Time.”

 

Photograph:

Steve Schapiro.

 

Steve Schapiro, Photojournalist Who Bore Witness, Dies at 87

He documented the civil rights movement and subjects as diverse as narcotics users,

migrant workers and movie stars, seeking to capture their emotional heart.

NYT

Published Jan. 24, 2022

Updated Jan. 25, 2022, 11:46 a.m. ET

https://www.nytimes.com/2022/01/24/
arts/steve-schapiro-dead.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Steve Schapiro    1934-2022

 

https://www.nytimes.com/2022/01/24/
arts/steve-schapiro-dead.html

 

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2022/jan/18/
ali-to-andy-warhol-steve-schapiros-life-in-photography-in-pictures

 

 

 

 

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2017/dec/19/
steve-schapiro-heroic-times-in-pictures

 

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2017/apr/04/
james-baldwin-the-fire-next-time-steve-shapiro

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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