Burk Uzzle - Landscapes

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Burk Uzzle - Landscapes

Wonderful book exploring 'landscape' in its broadest sense by the magnificent Burk Uzzle.

1st edition published by Magnum Photos, 1973
Format: Softcover
Pages: n/a
Condition: Very Good. Some minor signs of age.

Burk Uzzle has spent his life as a professional photographer. Initially grounded in documentary photography when he was the youngest contract photographer hired by Life magazine at age 23, his work continues to reflect the human condition. For sixteen years during the 1970s and 1980s, he was an active contributor to the evolution of Magnum and served as its President in 1979 and 1980. While affiliated with the cooperative, he produced the iconic and symbolic image of Woodstock (showing Nick Ercoline and Bobbi Kelly hugging), helped people grasp an understanding of the assassination and funeral of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and powerfully projects comprehension of what it means to be an outsider - from Cambodian war refugees to disenfranchised populations without voice or agency to portraits of communities not identified on a roadmap.