Constantine Manos: Untitled
Opus Art: Constantine Manos
'Untitled ' by Constantine Manos
Constantine Manos is an American photographer known for his images of Boston and Greece.
His work has been published in Esquire, Life, and Look and he is a member of Magnum Photos.
first began taking photographs while in high school when he
school's camera club.
Within a few years he was working professionally as a photographer.
At 19, Manos was hired as the official photographer for the Boston Symphony Orchestra at Tanglewood.
photographs of the orchestra culminated in 1961 with his
first published work, Portrait of a Symphony.
Manos graduated from the University of South Carolina in 1955, majoring in English Literature.
served in the military and then moved to New York City, working for magazines.
From 1961-1964, Manos
lived in Greece, photographing the people and landscape.
This work resulted in A Greek Portfolio, published in 1972 and which won awards at Arles and the Leipzig book fair.
In 1963, Manos joined Magnum Photos and became a full member in 1965.
time in Greece, Manos
lived in Boston.
In 1974, Manos
was hired by the city to create the photographs for the Where's Boston? exhibition, a large production in honour of Boston's 200th anniversary.
The photos from that exhibit were published in the book Bostonians: Photographs from Where's Boston?
In 1995, American Color was published, containing Manos' recent photographs of American people.
A Greek Portfolio was reissued in 1999, followed by a major exhibition of his
work at the Benaki Museum of Athens
In 2003, Manos
was awarded the Leica Medal of Excellence for his
American Color photographs.