2015 LOOK3 Artist David Alan Harvey discusses his many projects during his photographic career including the books "Cuba" (National Geographic; 1999) and "Divided Soul" (Phaidon Press, 2003), and the unseen project from 1967, "Tell It Like It Is". Harvey is interviewed by Kathy Ryan, Director of Photography at The New York Times Magazine.
David Alan Harvey's photographs spark the human psyche. His books Cuba (National Geographic; 1999) and Divided Soul (Phaidon Press, 2003) capture the effects of the blood and sweat of a cultural migration to the Americas. Living Proof (powerHouse Books, 2007) explores hip-hop culture. His 2012 award-winning book (Based on a True Story) published by BurnBooks and in collaboration with his son, Bryan Harvey, broke new ground in photo book narrative form and design.
His work has been exhibited at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, the Biblioteque Nacional, Paris, the Museum of Modern Art, and the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts among other venues. Some of his most prolific essays have appeared in National Geographic magazine since 1973.
As a popular mentor for young photographers, David founded Burn Magazine, an award-winning online and in print journal for emerging photographers. He is currently the publisher of BurnBooks, a press specializing in limited edition art books. David is a member of the legendary Magnum Photos cooperative and lives in the Outer Banks of North Carolina. David Alan Harvey was a LOOK3 presenter in 2008.
No Filter: LOOK3 is thrilled to present an expansive exhibition of David Alan Harvey's photographs titled No Filter and featuring unseen work from his 1967 project, "Tell It Like It Is," his recent documentation of the Haenyeo in South Korea, and select photographs from his work in Brazil.