Photographer Will McBride passes away

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American photographer will McBride (84) died yesterday, January 29, at a hospital in Berlin.

Will McBride rose to fame in the 1950s and '60s as a pre-eminent documentary photographer. His photo essays appeared regularly in various German magazines and became an important a chronicle of the Kennedy and Adenauer years. With the sexual revolution was in full swing, McBride's work includes sex, nudity, drugs and politics and has experienced censorship. He was as well a painter and sculptor. [...]

The publication was followed in 1975 by another sex education book titled 'Zeig Mal' /'Show Me'. Realizing that sex education should begin earlier than the teens, McBride worked on this publication with psychologist Helga Fleichhauer-Hardt for children and their parents. It was highly controversial, sold over a million copies, but was withdrawn from publication in the US.

source: Article 'Photographer will McBride passes away' by Andrea Chin; www.designboom.com/art/photographer-will-mcbride-passes-away-01-30-2015/; designboom; 30 January 2015