About the author(s)
Danny Lyon has long been considered one of the most original and influential documentary photographers. He is also a filmmaker and writer. Lyon’s highly collectible books include The Bikeriders (1968), The Destruction of Lower Manhattan (1969), Conversations with the Dead (1971), Knave of Hearts (1999), and Indian Nations (2002). In 2007, he published the non-fiction work, Like a Thief’s Dream. There have been solo exhibitions of his work at the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Art Institute of Chicago, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Corcoran Gallery in Washington, DC, and the Museum Folkwang in Essen, Germany. He has won two Guggenheim Fellowships, a Rockefeller Fellowship, and many National Endowment for the Arts awards in photography and film. Lyon divides his time between New York State and New Mexico.