Obituary: Photojournalist Marc Riboud, 93

August 31, 2016

By Holly Stuart Hughes


Photojournalist Marc Riboud, photographed in 1969. "Instinctively, I feel that good photographs come from being surprised," said Riboud, who died August 30 at the age of 93.

French photojournalist Marc Riboud, an early member of Magnum who documented the transformation of China for over 40 years and made the iconic 1967 photo of an anti-war demonstrator confronting National Guardsmen with a flower in her hand, died in Paris on August 30. He was 93. Magnum announced the news today. His wife, Catherine, reported the cause of death...

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