Ron Haviv

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Ron Haviv
Lot #017

The Beekeeper  2015

Archival Pigment Print on Hahnemuhle Paper. Edition 2/20.

16 x 20 "

Minimum Bid: $560
Buy Now Price: $1,080
Value: $1,800

Koraro, Ethiopia...A boy wears his beekeeping outfit, with protective netting over his face. Thanks to the intervention of the Millennium Village Project, he and his family are able to raise multiple crops and sell honey in an area once prone to famine.

Artist Bio: Ron Haviv is an Emmy nominated, award-winning photojournalist and co-founder of the photo agency VII, dedicated to documenting conflict and raising awareness about human rights issues around the globe. In the last three decades, Haviv has covered more than twenty-five conflicts and worked in over one hundred countries. He has published four critically acclaimed collections of photography, and his work has been featured in numerous museums and galleries. Haviv's photographs are in the collections at The Museum of Fine Arts Houston and George Eastman House amongst others as well as numerous private collections. Haviv has produced an unflinching record of the injustices of war and his photography has had singular impact. His work in the Balkans, which spanned over a decade of conflict, was used as evidence to indict and convict war criminals at the international tribunal in The Hague. President George H.W. Bush cited Haviv’s chilling photographs documenting paramilitary violence in Panama as one of the reasons for the 1989 American intervention. His first photography book, Blood and Honey: A Balkan War Journal, was called “One of the best non-fiction books of the year,” by The Los Angeles Times and “A chilling but vastly important record of a people’s suffering,” by Newsweek. His two other monographs are Afghanistan: The Road to Kabul, Haiti: 12 January 2010 and The Lost Rolls. He has provided expert analysis and commentary on ABC World News, BBC, CNN, NPR, MSNBC, NBC Nightly News, Good Morning America and The Charlie Rose Show.