1994 Pulitzer Prize Feature Photography

This photo won Kevin Carter the 1994 Pulitzer Prize for feature photography.

quote from a 1994 article in nyt

“His picture of an emaciated girl collapsing on the way to a feeding center, as a plump vulture lurked in the background, was published first in The New York Times and The Mail & Guardian, a Johannesburg weekly.”

Joanne Cauciella Bonica astute observation :

“It is ironic that Kevin Carter won the Pulitzer for a photograph which to me is a photograph of his own soul and epitomizes his life. Kevin is that small child huddled against the world, and the vulture is the angel of death.”

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