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MORVAN, Yan

Born 1954 in Paris, France.

Lives and works in Paris, France.

Yan Morvan’s first published photograph appeared in Libération in 1974. Afterwards, he joined Paris Match and, later, Figaro Magazine. Between 1980 and 1988, he was a member of the Sipa agency and became a correspondent for Newsweek, covering the Iran-Iraq war as well as conflicts in Lebanon, Afghanistan, Rwanda and Kosovo, among others. Since 1988, he has been a freelancer and earned recognition as one of the profession’s greatest war photographers. Morvan works with the world’s leading magazines on a regular basis. His war reporting has earned him a nomination for the Robert Capa Gold Medal Award, two World Press Photo Awards and many awards given by American journalism schools.