1 April 2014
Harry Benson and Mallett
In his life, Harry Benson, the world's most successful and prolific photojournalist and portrait photographer, has been called upon to photograph every American president from Dwight D Eisenhower to Barack Obama;he has marched with and photographed Martin Luther King Jr. in the period of the Civil Rights Movement; he was present at the Watts Riots in Los Angeles, and in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans; he photographed the Berlin Wall as it was built, and he photographed it being torn down. He has undertaken assignments in conflict zones including Ireland, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Kuwait, Israel and the West Bank.
Grazia has called the Harry Benson exhibition at Mallett as "... the must-see exhibition of 2014" Read the full article as it appeared on our Pinterest page.
The Financial Times’ How To Spend It have said that “you couldn’t ask for a better companion to the past half-century” – read the full article on their website.