DAC Collection Artist Information
British photographer, active in South Africa
Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
Berry moved to South Africa in 1952, where he worked as a professional photographer for two newspapers. His work typically captures the image frontally and is aimed directly at the event portrayed. His images of racial uprisings are among his best known. In 1978, he became vice president of the Magnum agency.
Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500115117.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.
Objects related to Ian Berry:
|Ian Berry||A Multi-Racial Café with a Jukebox, Fordsburg, Johannesburg, South Africa, 1961||Gelatin silver print|
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