Paul Strand (1890 - 1976) was an American filmmaker and photographer. Strand discovered photography at New York’s Ethical Culture School. There, Lewis Hine taught Strand photography and inspired him to be a socio-politically aware artist. Strand would help define American modernist photography...
Aaron Siskind (1903-1991) was the fifth of six children born to a Russian-Jewish immigrant family in New York’s Lower East Side. Siskind worked as an English teacher before being given a camera as a wedding present and starting his photography career thereafter...
Photo by Max YAVNO "Aaron Siskind Photographing at the Old Yuma Jail, 1947"