American photographer Bruce Davidson attended Rochester Institute of Technology and Yale University. From 1957 he worked as a freelance photographer and became a member of Magnum Photos in 1958. Davidson gained recognition in the early 1960s for his powerful and comprehensive documentation of the American civil rights movement. He received a Guggenheim fellowship in 1962, and had a solo show at MoMa, New York, the following year. Davidson’s work has been exhibited worldwide and included in a number of photographic publications. His awards include a Gold Medal Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Arts Club in 2007.
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