Sebastião Salgado | A Photographer You Should Know

This post courtesy of Photofocus and Ted.com

Sebastião Salgado is a Brazilian-born photographer best known for his social documentary photography of workers in less developed nations.  He began his career as an economist who worked with the World Bank.  He abandoned his career and became a full-time photographer in 1973.

Sebastião Salgado spends his time traveling to countries to capture stories. He is known for his activism and was named as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, and an honorary member of the Academy of Arts and Sciences in the United States. He works on long-term self-assigned projects which he published as books.  These include The Other AmericasSahelWorkersMigrations and Genesis.

Please click here for more information on Sebastiao Salgado and please visit our friends at Artsy.net , a great resource for art collecting and art education.

Hear from the man himself.

Learn a bit more about him:

Please click here for more information on Sebastiao Salgado and please visit our friends at Artsy.net for great resource for art collecting and art education.

http://blog.ted.com/2013/05/01/sebastiao-salgado-a-gallery-of-spectacular-photographs/

http://www.photography-now.net/sebastiao_salgado/portfolio1.html

http://www.peterfetterman.com/artists/sebastio-salgado/

 

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