The ceremony for the W. Eugene Smith Fund for Humanitarian Photography is consistently New York’s most remarkable photography event of the year with outstanding presenters and consistently brilliant portfolios of recent work. And last night’s presentation at the School of Visual Arts Theater, on West 23rd, was one of its strongest. This is the Fund’s 40th year; it was originally founded to honor the legacy of the great photo-essayist W. Eugene Smith, with its mission of giving financial support to worthy documentary photographers needing help to complete a long-term project. <www.smithfund.org> One of the highlights of the evening was a video by the...
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