Susan Meiselas
Street Fighter, Managua, from the series Nicaragua, 1979

Artwork Info

Artwork title
Street Fighter, Managua, from the series Nicaragua
Artist name
Susan Meiselas
Date created
chromogenic print
12 3/4 × 19 1/16 in. (32.4 × 48.4 cm)
Date acquired
Collection SFMOMA
Purchase through a gift of PhotoWings through Suzie Katz
© Susan Meiselas / Magnum Photos
Permanent URL
Artwork status
Not on view at this time.

During the late 1970s and 1980s, Susan Meiselas photographed the violent civil wars in Nicaragua and El Salvador. She explains the graphic and disturbing stories behind specific gruesome images, and speaks more broadly about the ethics and responsibilities of a photographer documenting and engaging with history.

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