Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist shares ‘unforgettable images’ of Korea


An installation view of “Visual History of Korea & EOS R3” (Canon Korea)

Korean American photojournalist Hyungwon Kang shares “unforgettable images about Korean culture and history” at an exhibition at the Canon Gallery in southern Seoul, which kicked off Tuesday.

Kang is the winner of two Pulitzer Prizes, one in 1993 for his coverage of the 1992 Los Angeles riots for the Los Angeles Times and one in 1999 for his coverage of the Bill Clinton impeachment and the Clinton-Lewinsky scandal for the Associated Press.

The award-winning photojournalist came to Korea in 2020 following his retirement in 2019 and started a project titled “Visual History of Korea.”

The photography exhibition “Visual History of Korea & EOS R3” showcases 25 photographs that Kang recently took as part of the project, which documents Korean history and culture with images and words for future…

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