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Will McBride

Boys Watching American Tanks, 1961

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Lot 31
Gelatin silver print
16.0 x 20.0 in (40.6 x 50.8 cm)
Signed, titled, inscribed, and dated on verso


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About Will McBride

Will McBride (American, 1931-2015) was a muti-media artist, known as a photographer in reportage, art photography, and book illustration. McBride was also a painter and sculptor. He was formally trained as a painter by Norman Rockwell and went on to study drawing and painting at Syracuse University, where he graduated in 1953. McBride's work includes nudity, ergo the photographer received censure for the photography in his 1975 book "Show Me!" From 1953 to 1955 he served in the U.S. Army at Würzburg and remained in Germany until his death. McBride is a recipient of the Dr. Erich Salomon Prize which is bestowed by the German Photographic Association.