Coal Mining, Dhanbad, Bihar, India, 1989

Sebastião Salgado


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"Fast-action photography is no great trick anymore. The real trick is to pin down the slow motions that make the great arcs of history. This is what photographer Sebastião Salgado has done." --Time magazine

This gelatin-silver print by Sebastião Salgado is signed and accompanied by a signed and slipcased copy of Workers: An Archaeology of the Industrial Age, this world-renowned artist's testament of manual labor in the contemporary world.


Gelatin-silver print
Print Paper Size: 18 7/8 x 23 1/8 inches
Print Image Size: 14 1/8 x 21 3/8 inches
Edition of 300 and 30 artist’s proofs
Signed by the artist

About the Artist Tab

Sebastião Salgado has been awarded virtually every major photographic prize in France, Germany, Holland, Spain, Sweden, and the United States. A former member of Magnum Photos and recipient of the W. Eugene Smith Grant in Humanistic Photography, he has twice been named Photographer of the Year by the International Center of Photography.