Bruce Davidson

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General Information

Name: Bruce Davidson

Pen Name: None

Genres: Non-Fiction

Born: 1933 in Chicago, Illinois

Website: N/A


Illinois Connection

He was born in Chicago, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Bruce 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.

Published Works

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

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Bruce Davidson: Central Park

ISBN: 0893819921
Release Date: 2005-06-15

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Bruce Davidson: East 100Th Street

ISBN: 0971368139
Release Date: 2003-01-02

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Bruce Davidson: England/Scotland 1960

ISBN: 3865211275
Release Date: 2006-01-15

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Bruce Davidson: Circus

ISBN: 3865213669
Release Date: 2007-08-01

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Bruce Davidson: Outside Inside

ISBN: 9783865219084
Release Date: 2010-07-01

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Literary Awards

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)

External Links

Bruce Davidson on WorldCat

Bruce Davidson on Amazon


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