1992 Photo Contest, Oskar Barnack Award, Individual awards

Sebastião Ribeiro Salgado

Magnum Photos for The New York Times Magazine

01 January, 1991

This bird used to inhabit the royal menagerie. It is no longer able to fly due to its oil-caked wings.

Hundreds of Kuwaiti oil wells were sabotaged by departing Iraqis, turning the desert into a poisoned inferno.

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Sebastião Ribeiro Salgado

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