Duncan, David Douglas


Duncan, David Douglas

biographical name

(born Jan. 23, 1916, Kansas City, Mo., U.S.) U.S. photojournalist. After graduating from college, he became a freelance photographer. In 1946 he joined the staff of Life magazine and covered the Korean War (1950); his photographs depicting the life of the ordinary soldier were published in This Is War! (1951). Resuming his freelance life, in 1956 he met Pablo Picasso, with whom he became fast friends; Duncan later published several photographic essays on Picasso's works, including The Private World of Pablo Picasso (1958) and Picasso's Picassos (1961).

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