Introduction
Micha Bar-Am (Hebrew: מיכה בר-עם) (born 1930 in Berlin, Germany) is an Israeli journalistic photographer. His images cover every aspect of life in Israel in the past sixty years. Since 1968 he has been a correspondent with Magnum, the photographic cooperative. From 1968 to 1992, he was the New York Times photographic correspondent from Israel. He has published several books of photography, beginning in 1957. His work is held in numerous international museums and institutes throughout the world.
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Introduction
Bar-Am was born in Berlin, but grew up in Haifa, Israel. He began taking pictures while at a kibbutz in 1953, and from 1957 to 1966, he worked for an Israeli Army magazine. In 1967, he became a member of Magnum and has since then been working for the New York Times. Bar-Am has documented the history of Israel from the Sinai campaign of 1956 to the Gulf War of 1991.
Nationalities
German, Israeli
Gender
Male
Roles
Artist, Photojournalist, Photographer
Name
Micha Bar-Am
Ulan
500115294
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