Danny Lyon is active/lives in New York. Danny Lyon is known for documentary photography-cultural themes, filmmaking.
Biography Danny Lyon
Danny Lyon (born 1942), is a self-taught American photographer and filmmaker. Born in Brooklyn, NY, he is also credited as an accomplished writer to accompany his photographs. He studied history at the University of Chicago, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1963.
That same year, he published his first photographs working for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee. His pictures appeared in The Movement, a documentary book about the Southern Civil Rights Movement.
Later, Lyon began creating his own books. His first, was a study of outlaw motorcyclists in the collection Bikeriders (1967), where Lyon did more than just photograph motorcyclists in the American Midwest from 1963 to 1967. Addi
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