(b. 1940, New York City, USA)
Born in Brooklyn, New York, on November 24, 1940, Arthur Tress began taking photographs as a teenager in Coney Island, where he spent hours exploring the decaying amusement parks. Later, during five years of world travel, mainly in Asia and Africa, he developed an interest in ethnographical photography that led to his first professional assignment as a U.S. government photographer recording endangered folk cultures of Appalachia...
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