Sebastião Salgado

(Brazilian, b. 1944)

'backs, serra pelada' brazil by sebastião salgado

Sebastião Salgado

'Backs, Serra Pelada' Brazil, 1986

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church gate, bombay, india by sebastião salgado

Sebastião Salgado

Church Gate, Bombay, India, 1995

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dinka group at pagarau, southern sudan, from the series genesis by sebastião salgado

Sebastião Salgado

Dinka group at Pagarau, Southern Sudan, from the series Genesis, 2006

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iceberg between paulet island and the shetland islands, antarctica, from the series genesis by sebastião salgado

Sebastião Salgado

Iceberg between Paulet Island and the Shetland Islands, Antarctica, from the series Genesis, 2005

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mosque of istiglal, jakarta, from the series migrations by sebastião salgado

Sebastião Salgado

Mosque of Istiglal, Jakarta, from the series Migrations, 1996

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serra pelada, brazil (hand) by sebastião salgado

Sebastião Salgado

Serra Pelada, Brazil (hand), 1986

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Biography

Timeline

1944
Born on February 8, 1944 in Aimorés in the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil
1973
Began his career as a professional photographer in Paris
1982
W. Eugene Smith Award for Humanitarian Photography, USA (Ethiopian Famine)
Award for continuing the project on the Latin American peasants, Ministry of Culture, France
1984
Prix de la Ville de Paris et Kodak, for a first photographic book, Other Americas, France
1985
World Press Photo Award, Holland
1988
Photographic Journalist of the Year by the International Center of Photography, USA
1989
Erna and Victor Hasselblad Award, for life achievement, Sweden
1991
World Press Photo Award winner, Oskar Barnack individual Award
1993
Featured in People Magazine

Literature

2007
Africa, Taschen
2005
An Uncertain Grace, Aperture
2004
Genesis, Taschen
2000
Migrations: Humanity in Transition, Aperture
The Children, Aperture
1997
Terra: Struggle of the Landless, Phaidon
1992
Workers: An Archaeology of the Industrial Age, Aperture
1988
Sahel: The End of the Road, University of California Press
1986
Other Americas, Pantheon
Sahel: Man in Distress, Aperture