American Photographer Stanley Greene Dies
The founder of Visa Pour l'Image festival Jean Francois Leroy confirmed Greene's death.
Famous American photojournalist Stanley Greene died on Friday, May 19. The founder of the international photo festival Visa Pour l’Image Jean Francois Leroy wrote about it on his Facebook — he did not mention the cause of death, but said that the photographer has recently been fighting a serious disease.
Stanley Greene was born in 1949 in New York City. Photographer Eugene Smith advised him to study photography at the School of Visual Arts, after that Greene photographed in different genres. However, he seriously considered photography as a career only in the late 1980s when he started working as a photojournalist. He captured the fall of the Berlin Wall in Germany, covered the Chechen War in Russia, and other military conflicts all over the world, including Georgia, Iraq, Somalia, and Lebanon.
Greene won numerous World Press Photo awards, as well as many other prestigious awards in photojournalism. He lived and worked in Paris since 1986.
"After the bombings there are always the tears and the fears of those who have survived , we can only pray for the living , the dead no longer care of the games of war we continue to play with the lives of others , they are the victims of the dogs of war , who are always hungry . Iraq 2004 #blackpassport #noorinages #iraq #sunnies #beyondthewire
Paris was yesterday Life in the 90's breathing in and breathing out in the city of light Paris , was a movable feast to quote "Papa" but for me it was a time of Women with freocious appitites for life , a thrill a minute , sucking the juice out of the cherry rolling the pit in their mouth , abusing al the pleasures life had to offer in Paris forever young / 74 rue Mazerine , Paris , France #noorimages #newvoyagesfromplacesneverseenbefore400 #moveablefeast