(New York 1929 – 2006) American-born photographer, he collaborated with Magnum since 1972. Freed has always been interested in those who live on the fringes of society, becoming one of the most famous American photojournalists for his images on Jewish communities in the world, on the condition of Black Americans, on the American civil rights movement. Photography becomes, in numerous books, exhibitions and films, his way of exploring complex issues such as social violence, racial discrimination and his own Jewish origins.
He became famous for his images of the American civil rights movement. In numerous books, exhibitions and movies, he used photographs to explore complex social realities such as violence, racism and his own Jewish roots.Leonard freed wikipediaLeonard freed inmotionBooks published with Postcart VENICEVENEZIA