365体育备用网址Senior Photographer, The New York Times
365体育备用网址Ángel Franco was born in the South Bronx and began his photography career at 18 years of age. After obtaining a B.F.A. in photography from the School of Visual Arts, he was hired as a staff photographer by The New York Times where he continues to work today.
While bringing his documentary photography to the Times, Franco also continues to pursue his own projects. He has filmed documentary videos for the Discovery Times Channel on Brazil, Ireland, and New York subjects as well as a video report on Guantanamo’s detainees for the PBS NewsHour.
Most recently, Franco exhibited “Invisible New Yorkers” at the The Widner Gallery in Hartford CT. His work has been exhibited in numerous group shows: The International Center of Photography, The Corcoran Gallery in Washington, D.C., The George Eastman House and the Museum of the City of New York. Franco is a recipient of grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York Foundation for the Arts and The Concerned Photographers Fund. He was awarded the Leica Medal of Excellence and received the Pulitzer Prize.
365体育备用网址Franco’s work is in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art and The George Eastman House. He has taught at New York University, the International Center of Photography and the New School for Social Research.
Franco is currently a senior photographer at The New York Times. He continues to work on many types of photography spanning from new digital technology to experimenting with historic processes.