b. 1929 d. 2006 Location: U.S.
Leonard Freed captured images of a segregated and racially-entrenched society.
“I wanted to force the viewer to make an active decision whether to approach photographs as subject matter or design. By confronting totally unexpected subject matter, presented as well done graphics, the viewer is shocked out of the usual passivity. ” – Leonard Freed, Village Voice, March 16, 1972.