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Leif Erik Nygards / Leif Erik Nygårds

November 17, 2020

Leif Erik Nygårds is a Swedish photographer known for his portraits of celebrities ranging from world leaders to athletes and Hollywood celebrities. His career began in the 1960s with a progressive group of Swedish photographers called Tio Fotografer (Ten Photographers), but after six months he moved to the United States where he worked as an assistant to both Bert Stern and Irving Penn.