Steve Schapiro - Andy Warhol, Nico, and the Velvet Underground, 1965 (detail)

Steve Schapiro

November 17, 2020

Steve Schapiro is an American photographer and photojournalist, known for his photographs of key moments of the civil rights movement such as the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom or the Selma to Montgomery marches. He studied under W. Eugene Smith, who not only taught him the technical skills he needed to succeed as a photographer, but also informed his personal outlook and world-view.

Featured image: Steve Schapiro - Andy Warhol, Nico, and the Velvet Underground, 1965 (detail). Silver Gelatin Print. 16 × 20 in. 40.6 × 50.8 cm. Edition of 25. This is part of a limited edition set. Photo courtesy Art Commerce LLC