David Douglas Duncan, US photographer of combat and Picasso, dies

The American photographer David Douglas Duncan, who garnered global acclaim for his stark photographs of war while also taking some of the most famous pictures of Pablo Picasso, died Thursday in France aged 102.Duncan had been living on the French Riviera since the 1960s, and had a home in Castellaras, outside Cannes."He died following complications from pneumonia, surrounded by those close to him" at a hospital in the southern town of Grasse, Jean-Louis Andral, director of the Picasso museum in Antibes, told AFP.Duncan began working as a freelance in the...

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By: France 24 - Friday, 8 June

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