Sebastião Salgado

Brazilian, born 1944

4,260 followers

Sebastião Salgado

Brazilian, born 1944

4,260 followers

Sebastião Salgado travels the world documenting the poor and powerless, as well as the grandeur of …

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Sebastião Salgado travels the world documenting the poor and powerless, as well as the grandeur of nature, in analog black-and-white photographs that are both highly formal and unflinchingly documentary. Influenced by his training as an economist, and aligned with masters of documentary photography like Robert Capa

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Dallas Museum of Art, and 1 more
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The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 2 more
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Tate, and 1 more
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The Guardian
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