George Rodger  (British, 1908-1995) 

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George Rodger, North African Stories: Then and Now

 

George Rodger
North African Stories: Then and Now
Magnum Photos
George Rodger, Hassau chieftains demonstrate their superb horsemanship in a “Fantasia”, N’Djamena, Chari-Baguirmi, Chad

 

George Rodger
Hassau chieftains demonstrate their superb horsemanship in a “Fantasia”, N’Djamena, Chari-Baguirmi, Chad
1941

Magnum Photos
George Rodger, Wrestlers, Korango Nuba, Kordofan, Sudan

 

George Rodger
Wrestlers, Korango Nuba, Kordofan, Sudan
1949

Atlas Gallery
George Rodger, The Pygmies, Young Bachimbiri Girl, Uganda

 

George Rodger
The Pygmies, Young Bachimbiri Girl, Uganda
1948

Atlas Gallery
George Rodger, Emmanuel, son of the Chief Drummer of the Bunyaro tribe

 

George Rodger
Emmanuel, son of the Chief Drummer of the Bunyaro tribe
1954

Atlas Gallery
 
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George Rodger, Wrestlers face each other before a match, Kordofan, Sudan

 

George Rodger
Wrestlers face each other before a match, Kordofan, Sudan, 1949
silver print

 

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George Rodger, Kordofan, Sudan (3 works)

 

George Rodger
Kordofan, Sudan (3 works), 1949
gelatin silver prints

 

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George Rodger, The Royal Executioner of the Bunyoro tribe with his symbolic axe, Uganda

 

George Rodger
The Royal Executioner of the Bunyoro tribe with his symbolic axe, Uganda, 1954
gelatin silver print

 

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1908   Born in Cheshire
1921 - 1925   St. Bee’s College, Cumbria, UK
1947   Rodger was invited to join Robert Capa, Henri Cartier-Bresson, David Seymour and William Vandivert in founding Magnum Photos
1985   First Prize at "Peace in the World" exhibition in Moscow, U.S.S.R. (now Russia)
1993   Honorary Fellow of Royal Photographic Society
1993   Honorary Fellow of Kent Institute of Art and Design
1995   Died in Kent on 24 July
2004   Retrospective – Photo Gallery International, Tokyo, Japan
2004   The African Photographs (with Ian Berry) – Brunei Gallery, London, UK
2000 - 2001   George Rodger Retrospective – Doisneau Gallery, Paris, France; Barry Singer Gallery, Petaluma, Ca, USA; Leica Gallery, New York, USA
1999   Village of the Nubas – Focus Gallery, London, UK
1999   G. Ray Hawkins Gallery, Santa Monica, California (exhibition with Peter Rodger)
1998   Amnesty International Speech in Honour of George Rodger – The Photographers’ Gallery Print Room, London, UK
1996   A Photographic Journey – Birmingham Art Gallery, Birmingham, UK
1996   The African Photographs – National Gallery of Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK
1996   La Promenade des Anglais, Nice, France
1996   George Rodger, Photographer – Kent Library, Ashford, Kent, UK
1994   Lichtbild Gallery, Bremen, Germany; University of Kent; Royal Photographic Society, Bath, UK
1993   Kent Institute of Art and Design, Maidstone and Rochester, UK; Vision Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1992   Winston Churchill: Britain at War - Churchill House, London, UK
1991   Portfolio Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK; Guillaume Gallozzi Gallery, New York, NY
1990   Le Port, Réunion Island, Africa
1990   The Blitz - Picto at Bastille, Paris, France; National Museum of Film, Photography and TV, Bradford, UK; Navy Museum, Washington D.C.
1990   Musée de l'Elysée, Lausanne, France; Musée de la Photographie, Charleroi, Belgium; Astley- Cheetham Gallery, Stalybridge, UK; Stockport Arts Center, Manchester, UK
1989   Oriel Clywd, Wrexham, Wales; Bolton Art Gallery, Bolton, UK; Wakefield Art Gallery, Wakefield, UK
1988   Mid-Pennine Arts, Burnely, UK; Metropole, Folkestone, Kent, UK; Anthropological Museum, University of Aberdeen, Scotland
1987   Photographers' Gallery, London, UK
1986   Cyprus National Bank, Nicosia and Limasso, Cyprus
1986   Fifty Photos from the 50s - Amsterdam Foto, Amsterdam, Netherlands
1984 - 1986   Tribal Africa - FNAC Montparnasse, Paris; Ecole Régionale des Beaux-Arts, Dunkerque, France; Magnum Gallery, Paris, France; Espace Image Gallery, Marseille, France; Musée des Beaux-Arts, Angouléme, France
1982   London Faces the Blitz - Photogallery, St Leonard's-on-Sea, UK
1982   Contrast Gallery, London, UK
1979   The Photographers' Gallery, London, UK; FNAC, Montparnasse, Paris, France
1978   Tribal Africa - University of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa
1975   Photographer for Life - Canterbury City Library, Canterbury, UK
1974   Photographers' Gallery, London, UK
1999    George Rodger, Photographic Voyager (text by Carroll Naggar and Barry Singer), Barry Singer Gallery, USA)
1994 - 1999    Humanity and Inhumanity: The Photographic Journey of George Rodger (text by Bruce Bernard), Phaidon, USA
1955 - 1999    Village of the Nubas, Delpire, France/Phaidon, UK
1997    George Rodger: The African Photographs (text by Bruce Bernard), The British Council, UK
1990 - 1991    The Blitz: The Photography of George Rodger, Viking, UK/E Rutherford: Penguin, USA
1987    George Rodger, Magnum Opus: Fifty Years in Photojournalism, Dirk Nishen, UK and Germany
1975    World of the Horse (with Judith Campbell), Octopus and Ridge Press, UK/USA
1974    George Rodger, Gordon Fraser/Arts Council of Great Britain, UK
1944    Desert Journey, The Cresset Press, UK
1943    Red Moon Rising, The Cresset Press, UK
1943    Far on the Ringing Plains, The Macmillan Company, USA