Monroe Gallery of Photography

Grey Villet

(South African, 1927–2000)

drag racing in moline, illinois by grey villet

Grey Villet

Drag Racing In Moline, Illinois, 1957

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farmers randy & lois oster speak with lawyer activist sarah vogel on their farm, which is facing foreclosure, north dakota by grey villet

Grey Villet

Farmers Randy & Lois Oster speak with lawyer activist Sarah Vogel on their farm, which is facing foreclosure, North Dakota, 1982

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gay activist alliance president jim owles is arrested, gay rights demonstration at city hall, new york, 1970 by grey villet

Grey Villet

Gay Activist Alliance President Jim Owles is arrested, Gay Rights Demonstration at City Hall, New York, 1970

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gay rights demonstration at city hall, new york, 1970 by grey villet

Grey Villet

Gay Rights Demonstration at City Hall, New York, 1970

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mildred and richard loving, king and queen county, virginia in april 1965 by grey villet

Grey Villet

Mildred and Richard Loving, King and Queen County, Virginia in April 1965, 1965

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mildred and richard loving, king and queen county, virginia in april 1965 by grey villet

Grey Villet

Mildred and Richard Loving, King and Queen County, Virginia in April 1965, 1965

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Biography

Timeline

1927
Born in a sheep herding center called Beaufort West in the Karoo desert of South Africa
1954
Began his career with LIFE magazine
1955
He won photojournalism’s most prestigious award when he was named Magazine Photographer of the Year