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Photography August, 19 2011

Video | TateShots: Don McCullin

TateShots sits down with Don McCullin, a British photojournalist most known for his role as a war photographer, a title he despises. His exhibit at Tate Modern features photos of war, poverty, and homelessness.

“There were many untold truths of this country,” Tate says of England, and of the poverty-stricken people of London, his hometown. “I tried to let their eyes be my eyes. And I want them to see I’m looking at them through a pair of eyes that have enormous compassion and understanding.”

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