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Howard Bingham
Cleveland; 1975

From Reflection: The Photographs of Howard Bingham: 1962-2000 at the Focus: HOPE Gallery
Detroit, Michigan
Signed Verso

Howard Bingham is an internationally renowned photographer whose work has documented many of America's historic turning points ­ including the uprisings of the turbulent 1960s. His work has appeared in Life, Sports Illustrated, Look, Newsweek, Time, Playboy and Ebony, as well as numerous international publications.

Bingham's fateful 1963 meeting with a young boxer named Cassius Clay resulted in a decades-long friendship that includes Bingham's role as the personal photographer for the sportsman who changed his name to Muhammad Ali. Bingham has received numerous awards for his work. His book, Muhammad Ali: A Thirty-Year Journey, was published by Simon & Schuster. Describe by Frank Deford of Sport Illustrated as "the nicest man in professional sports," Howard's joyful and warm personality shows through in many of the countless photographs he has made during his illustrious career.

This photograph is copyrighted by the photographer.