Webb, Alex 1952-

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WEBB, Alex 1952-

PERSONAL: Born May 5, 1952, in San Francisco, CA; son of Dwight W. (an editor) and Nancy M. (a sculptor) Webb; married Susan O'Connor (marriage ended); married Rebecca Norris; children: (first marriage) Max. Ethnicity: "Caucasian." Education: Harvard University, B.A., 1974.

ADDRESSES: Home—319 Garfield Pl., Brooklyn, NY 11213. Office—Magnum Photos, 151 West 25th St., New York, NY 10001.

CAREER: Self-employed photographer, 1974—; associated with Magnum Photos, New York, NY, 1976—.

AWARDS, HONORS: Award from Overseas Press Club of America, 1980; grant, New York State Council on the Arts, 1986; Leopold Godowsky Award, 1988; grants, National Endowment for the Arts, 1990; and Hasselblad Foundation, 1998; Leica Medal of Excellence, 2000; David Octavius Hill Medal, 2002.



Hot Light/Half-Made Worlds, Thames & Hudson (New York, NY), 1986.

Under a Grudging Sun, Thames & Hudson (New York, NY), 1989.

From the Tropics, Comunidad de Madrid (Madrid, Spain), 1989.

From the Sunshine State: Photographs of Florida, Monacelli Press (New York, NY), 1996.

Amazon: From the Floodplains to the Clouds, Monacelli Press (New York, NY), 1998.

Crossings: Photographs from the U.S. Mexico Border, Monacelli Press (New York, NY), 2003.

Contributor to books, including Police! A Precinct at Work, by Sara Ann Friedman and David Jacobs, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich (New York, NY), 1975.