Abbas (photographer)

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Abbas
Abbas - Magnum Photographer.jpg
Native name
عباس عطار
Born1944
Died (aged 74)
NationalityIranian

Abbas Attar (Persian: عباس‎; full name: عباس عطار ʿAbbās ʿAṭṭār) (1944 – 25 April 2018)[1][2] was an Iranian photographer. He was known for his photojournalism in Biafra, Vietnam and South Africa in the 1970s. He was a member of Sipa from 1971 to 1973, a member of Gamma from 1974 to 1980, and joined Magnum Photos in 1981.[1]

Abbas died of complications from diabetes in Paris on 25 April 2018 at the age of 74.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Photos, A. Abbas / Magnum (26 April 2018). "Photojournalist Abbas - a career in pictures". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2018-04-26 – via www.theguardian.com.
  2. "Magnum photographer Abbas dies, aged 74 - Amateur Photographer". Amateur Photographer. 26 April 2018. Retrieved 2018-04-26.
  3. "Obituary: Abbas, photographer and Magnum Photos member, 1944-2018 – British Journal of Photography". www.bjp-online.com. Retrieved 2018-04-26.