1978 - Richard Kalvar

Having studied English and American literature he became assistant to fashion photographer Jérôme Ducrot in 1965. He spent some time in New York and then returned to Paris. A member of the VU agency, he started VIVA and joined MAGNUM, of which he became president. His work mainly focuses on daily urban life which he has photographed extensively all over the world. Richard Kalvar is one of those rare birds who make you laugh.