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Men on a Rooftop. São Paulo by René Burri

René Burri Biography

Switzerland, 1933

Known the world over for his iconic images of Che Guevara and Brasilia, Rene Burri is one of the world's greatest living photographers. A member of the prestigious Magnum photo agency, Burri is a photographer whose warmth and egalitarianism have distinguished him from others and afforded him unrivalled access to the major events and personalities of the last 50 years. A giant in the history of photography, Burri is admired and respected by his peers for his sympathetic eye and his ability to capture larger than life personalities on film.

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