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Portrait of Alexandra Avakian

Photojournalist Alexandra Avakian has covered many of the most important issues of her time, with subjects ranging from Haiti to the fall of the Berlin Wall and the former Soviet Union, from the Palestinian-Israeli conflict to war and famine in Africa, and much more.

Her photographs have been published in TIME, LIFE, The New York Times Magazine, National Geographic, and many more throughout the U.S. and Europe.

Read Avakian's full bio at National Geographic

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  1. May 20

    Blog Post

    So much, moving fast

  2. Mar 01

    Blog Post

    An upcoming documentary

  3. Jan 24


    Women’s March on Washington DC, 1/21/2017

  4. Mar 05

    Blog Post

    New cover of Smithsonian Magazine

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'Windows of the Soul' Book Cover

Named one of Oprah's best gift books and selected among American Photo's year-end best

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'National Geographic LIVE!—The Photographers' DVD cover

Featuring presentations and interviews by veteran National Geographic photographers Alexandra Avakian and Sam Abell

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