Bill Eppridge’s Vibrant Portrait of America in the 1960s: A new exhibition charts the legacy of a photojournalist who chronicled the nation during a turbulent era.

October 10, 2022 | Source: Monroe Gallery of Photography

screen shot of Blind magazine article on Bill Eppridge wth mourners holding "Goodbye Bobby" signs as the RFK funeral train passes, 1968

 Via BLIND Magazine

October 10, 2022

"A journalist does not necessarily imply 'artist' but you are not going to make your point if you cannot make a picture that people will stop and explore," said Bill Eppridge (1938 - 2013). As one of the most accomplished photojournalists of the 20th century, Eppridge chronicled the breaking stories of his day, helping to shape the way in which the nation navigated a tumultuous era. Whether documenting the Vietnam War, Woodstock, and the Civil Rights Movement or bearing witness to the tragic end to Senator Robert Kennedy's presidential campaign, Eppridge brought a humanistic approach to reporting. (click for full article with photographs)

The Legacy of Bill Eppridge is on exhibit through November 20, 2022

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