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Pope John Paul II, Black and White Photograph at St Patrick's Cathedral New York by Burt Glinn
Pope John Paul II, Black and White Photograph at St Patrick's Cathedral New York by Burt Glinn
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Pope John Paul II, Black and White Photograph at St Patrick's Cathedral New York by Burt Glinn

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A black and white photograph from 1979 that captures Pope John Paul II in New York City at Saint Patrick's Cathedral where the pope held mass. The Pope also held masses at Battery Park and Yankee Stadium during his trip to New York in the 1970s.

Pope John Paul II in New York City, 1979 by Burt Glinn is a gelatin silver press print, 12" x 9" with an embossed Burt Glinn stamp in the margin on recto (front of photo). Magnum stamped with detailed notations on verso (back of photo). Provenance: Glinn Estate.

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Artist’s Bio:

Born 1925 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, photographer Burt Glinn worked for LIFE magazine before joining Magnum photo agency. He photographed personalities throughout the 1950s and 60s, continuing to work commercially and editorially for more than five decades in the US and abroad on assignment, until his death in 2008.

The artist photographed revolutionary leader Fidel Castro entrance into Havana, Cuba, celebrity and art luminaries such as Andy Warhol and Helen Frankenthaler. Subject matter included the social scene of the rich, the dirtiness of politics, and the humorous. Glinn received numerous awards for his editorial and commercial photography.

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