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James HILL Vétérans Photographies


James Hill is a leading photographer and photojournalist and his images have won many of photography’s most impor­ tant prizes including World Press Photo, the Pulitzer Prize, the Visa d’Or at Perpignan’s Visa Pour L’Image, and awards from The Over­s eas Press Club of America and the NPPA. He began his career after studies at Oxford Uni­ versity and the London College of Printing, leaving England for the Soviet Union in the autumn of 1991. Plunged immediately into the strife of the war torn republics of the former Soviet Union he worked initially as a freelan­ cer before joining The New York Times on contract in 1995. He was based first in Moscow and then in Rome, from where he departed to cover the battles of the US led war on ter­ ror in Afghan­i stan in 2001 and the invasion of Iraq in 2003. In recent years he has returned to Moscow and travels across the world focusing his attention on lon­g er projects as well as indepth news features. Hill is re­c ognised, in particular, for blending a style of environ­m ental portraits and landscapes, and mixing an ar­t istic and journalistic awareness of the world around him. His series of books and exhibitions have been supported by both governmental and commercial agencies. Among recent projects were “Victory Day,” an extensive portrait series of more than 500 Russian WWII veterans published with the sup­ port of the Brit­i sh Council and “Days of San Isidro,” a study on bull­f ighting commissioned by the Spanish Ministry of For­e ign Affairs. His latest book, “Somewhere Between War and Peace,” an examination of the emotional and artistic forces domina­ ting a photographer’s career, is published by Kehrer Verlag. His work has been shown in solo exhibits in both state and commercial galleries worldwide. His photo­g raphs are also in the permanent collections of the Pushkin Museum, the Moscow House of Photography, The Houston Museum of Fine Arts, as well as institu­t ional and private collections.


Volya Vasilyevna Reshetnyak Gorky Park, Moscow, 9 May 2006


Galina Filippovna Filippova and Zoya Maksimova Gersimova Gorky Park, Moscow, 9 May 2006


Women Group Gorky Park, Moscow, 9 May 2006


Romantic Couple, Raisa Aleksandrovna Ivanova and Vladimir Semyonovich Semyonov Gorky Park, Moscow, 9 May 2006


Umar Andarzhanovich Burkhanov Gorky Park, Moscow, 9 May 2007


Avgust Alekseyevich Bachinsky and Yuri Alexandrovich Fomichev Gorky Park, Moscow, 9 May 2007


Maria Petrovna Udalova Gorky Park, Moscow, 9 May 2007


Nikolai Ivanovich Bandura Gorky Park, Moscow, 9 May 2007


Mikhail Ivanovich Krylov and Valentin Borisovich Kruglushin Gorky Park, Moscow, 9 May 2007


Yuri Stepanovich Zaguskin Gorky Park, Moscow, 9 May 2007


Sailors of the Baltic, Northern and Pacific Fleets Gorky Park, Moscow, 9 May 2007


Nikolai Vasilyevich Tsygankov Gorky Park, Moscow, 9 May 2007


Yevgenia Nikolayevna Timofeyeva and Aleksander Fillipovich Timofeyev Gorky Park, Moscow, 9 May 2007


Gennady Vasilyevich Kuznestov #1 Gorky Park, Moscow, 9 May 2008


Gennady Vasilyevich Kuznestov #2 Gorky Park, Moscow, 9 May 2008


Lyudmila Nikolayevna Belenstova Gorky Park, Moscow, 9 May 2008


Vitaly Ivanovich Borovskikh Gorky Park, Moscow, 9 May 2008


Galina Kuzminichna Maksimova Gorky Park, Moscow, 9 May 2008


Ivan Sergeyevich Degtyarov Gorky Park, Moscow, 9 May 2008


Gavril Vasilyevich Bogomolov Gorky Park, Moscow, 9 May 2008


Iosif Izraelevich Abugov, Gorky Park, Moscow, 9 May 2008


Antonina Pavlovna Korobova Gorky Park, Moscow, 9 May 2008


Aleksandr Fyodorovich Trunov (medals) Gorky Park, Moscow, 9 May 2008


Ivan Nikitovich Reshetilov and Ludmila Konstantinova Isayeva Gorky Park, Moscow, 9 May 2008


Aleskei Nikolayevich Kondratiev Gorky Park, Moscow, 9 May 2008


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James Hill "Vétérans"  

James Hill is a leading photographer and photojournalist and his images have won many of photography’s most important prizes including World...

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