Photographer Interviews

Eugene Richards Reflects on His Job

June 2, 2017

By Holly Stuart Hughes

© Eugene Richards

“Section 60, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia,” 2007, from Eugene Richards’s project about Americans affected by war, part of a new show at the Eastman Museum. Click to see more of Richards's work from the retrospective.

The retrospective exhibition “The Run-On of Time,” opening June 10 at George Eastman Museum, features more than 150 photographs by Eugene Richards. It starts with his social documentary work from the Arkansas Delta in the 1960s, and incorporates images from select magazine assignments and from the 14 books he has published, including  Cocaine True Cocaine Blue (1994), a searing look...

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