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Frederick William McDarrah (November 5, 1926 – November 6, 2007) was an American staff photographer for The Village Voice and an author. He is best known for documenting the cultural phenomenon known as the Beat Generation from its inception in the 1950s. In his book The Artist's World in Pictures, co-authored with Thomas B. Hess, McDarrah documented the New York art world, the New York School and the world of Abstract expressionism in New York City during the late 1950s.
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Worked at the Village Voice beginning in the mid-1950s as an ad saleman, then as staff photographer, and later picture editor. He documented bohemian life in Greenwich Village, most notably the "Beats." Several collections of his photographs have been published.
Artist, Author, Photojournalist, Photographer
Fred W. McDarrah, Frederick William McDarrah, Frederick William Macdarrah, Fred McDarrah
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