Sebastião Salgado

Born in 1944 in Aimorés, Brazil.
He lives and works in Paris.

He lives and works in Paris.

Education
1968-69 Economist, Ministry of Finance, São Paulo, Brazil
1971-73 Economist, International Coffee Organization, London, England
1973-75 Freelance Photographer, Sygma Agency, Paris, France
1975-79 Photographer, Gamma Agency, Paris, France
1979-94 Photographer, Magnum Photos, Paris, France
1994 Founding, with Lélia Wanick Salgado, a press agency, Amazonas images, handling exclusively his work, Paris, France

Selected Public Collections
Musée de l’Elysée, Lausanne, Switzerland.
The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan.
Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Japan.
Ville du Port, Ile de la Réunion, DOM, France.
Glasgow Arts Centre, Scotland, UK.
Fundação Cultural de Curitiba, PA, Brazil.
Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Paris, France.
Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris, France.
Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt/Main, Germany.
Australian National Gallery, Canberra, Australia
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, CA, USA
New York Museum of Modern Art, NY, USA
Chicago Art Institute, MI, USA
Minneapolis Museum of Art, USA
Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, CA, USA.
Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, USA.
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA, USA.
Deutsche Börse, Frankfurt/Main, Germany.
Museu Historico Abilio Barreto, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil
J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA, USA.
Centre Pompidou, Paris, France.