Individual Author Record
Name: Bruce DavidsonPen Name: None Genre: Non-Fiction Born: 1933 in Chicago, Illinois Sites:
Illinois ConnectionHe was born in Chicago, Illinois.
Biographical and Professional InformationBruce Davidson is an award-winning photographer. He is best known for his depictions of poverty and adversity in American life. He has been a contributor to periodicals, including, ''Life'', ''Realites'', ''Du'', ''Esquire'', ''Queen'', ''Look'' and ''Vogue''. Davidson's photographs are held in museums around the world. He has published several books and received many awards, including the first grant for photography from the National Endowment for the Arts to document one block in Spanish Harlem. Two one-man exhibitions of his work have been shown at The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Davidson has also dreicted short films, including, ''Living off the Land and Isaac Singer's Nightmare'' and ''Mrs. Pupko's Beard''.
''Bruce Davidson Photographs'', Dodd Mead, 1979''Central Park'', Aperature, 1995''Brooklyn Gang'', Twin Palms Publishers, 1998''Time of Change: Civil Rights Photographs, 1961-1965'', St. Ann's Press, 2002''East 100th Street'', St. Ann's Press, 2003''Bruce Davidson: Subway'', St. Ann's Press, 2004''Bruce Davidson: Portraits'', Aperture, 2005''Bruce Davidson: England and Scotland, 1960'', Steidl Photography International, 2006''Bruce Davidson: Circus'', Steidl The Masters, 2007 - written by Sam Holmes''Bruce Davidson: Journey of Consiousness'', Steidl Photography International, 2009