Published On: Wed, Sep 19th, 2012

Latino Trailblazers: Ángel Franco

Happy Hispanic Heritage Month! Celebrate the importance of Latino culture with Being Latino, Best Buy and our partners.

We’re paying tribute to the generations of Hispanic Americans who have positively influenced and enriched our nation and society. A new tribute airs each weekday from September 17 – October 12

Today’s Trailblazer is Ángel Franco, award winning New York Times photographer. 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. He 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 prestigious Leica Medal of Excellence and was a recipient of the Pulitzer Prize, as well as multiple nominee.

Mr. Franco’s work is in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art and The George Eastman House as well as private collections. He was an adjunct professor at New York University, an instructor at the International Center of Photography and the New School for Social Research. Mr. Franco was the photographer for the “This Land” column and is currently a senior photographer at The New York Times.

Buen Provecho…

George Torres
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Latino Trailblazers: Ángel Franco