Les Artistes

"Red" september - december 2012

Born in 1933 in the USA and died in 2004.

During his 45 year-career, photographer and photojournalist, Eddie Adams covered 13 wars – in Israel, Jordan, Egypt, Turkey, Cyprus, Portugal, Ireland, Lebanon and Kuwait, among others - but became really renowned for an iconic image of the Vietnam War took in 1968. He worked for The Associated Press, Time and other publications, amassing several photojournalism awards. His close-up portraits and emphasis on intimate storytelling presented a new way to photograph war. Adams’ work also includes portraits of politicians and celebrities.