René Burri, 1933-2014

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René Burri, photo by Sandro Campardo / European Press Photo AgencyRené Burri, photo by Sandro Campardo / European Press Photo Agency

Magnum photographer René Burri died on October 20 at the age of 81. Among the best-known images taken by the globe-trotting photographer is the iconic and widely reproduced image of Che Guevara, head tilted back and smoking a cigar. Burri also photographed Pablo Picasso, Alberto Giacometti, as well as the conflicts in Vietnam, Cyprus, and Korea. His work was included in many exhibitions and he published a number of books, including, most recently, Impossible Reminiscences (2013), a collection of his color work.