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Will McBride (American, b.1931)
LOT ID: 75579
Schloß Salem, Waschung, Salem, 1962

Silver Print, Gelatin Silver Print
23.62 х 19.68 in. (59.99 x 49.99 cm.)
Signed, inscribed, titled and dated, in pencil on verso
Lot description
60 x 50 cm
Born 1931 in St. Louis, photographer, painter and sculptor, Will McBride attended the University of Vermont (where he studied with Norman Rockwell), Art Institute of Chicago, National Academy of Design, graduating from Syracuse University in 1953. After 3 years in the Army (1953-1955), McBride settled in Germany to pursue his photographic work.
Over 50 years and 18 books later, Will McBride has established himself as one of the foremost documentary style photographers of his day, specializing in "Rites of Passage" imagery, documenting the transition from childhood to adolescence to adulthood.
Will McBride is best known for his 1950's & 1960's photo essays & reportages for Germany's Twen magazine, incl. John F. Kennedy's 1963 Berlin visit to Brandenburg Gate; as well as McBride's controversial 1970's "Show Me" ("Zeig Mal") & "Sex Book" series, Apertures 1999 "Coming of Age" and his auto-biography "I Will McBride".
Schloß Salem, Waschung, Salem by Will McBride
  • Schloß Salem, Waschung, Salem by Will McBride
  • Schloß Salem, Waschung, Salem by Will McBride
  • Schloß Salem, Waschung, Salem by Will McBride
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