September 3, 2012
is most famous for his Pulitzer Prize-winning photo of the self-immolation of Thích Quảng Đức
, a Buddhist monk who was protesting the persecution of Buddhists by the South Vietnam's Roman Catholic government. Browne passed away last Monday, August 27th, of complications from Parkinson's disease at the age of 81. Originally hailing from New York City, New York, Browne first delved into journalism after being drafted into the Korean War, and within two decades, his work would capture the collective experience and sentiments of an entire generation in turmoil, striving for global change.
August 31, 2012
This is undeniably a one of the most significant group portraits ever to be taken marking a milestone in the history of Jazz, one of America's greatest inventions of innovation and creativity. On a warm August morning in 1958, avid jazz-enthusiast and photographer Art Kane
(April 9, 1925 – February 3, 1995) gathered 57 jazz musicians (without cell phones, Facebook, email, Twitter, etc.) in Harlem, New York for a one-of-a-kind group portrait consisting of some of the most influential figures in Jazz, including Art Blakey, Count Basie, Lester Young, Dizzy Gillespie, Thelonious Monk, Charles Mingus, Sonny Rollins, Mary Lou Williams, and Marian McPartland.