Danny Lyon’s inside shots – in pictures
Danny Lyon’s portraits of disaffected groups, from bikers to activists, changed the way we see America
Danny Lyon’s The Seventh Dog is published by Phaidon on 21 April, at £75.
The Observer, Sunday 20 April 2014
Danny Seymour with his Arriflex and John Lennon, photographed at Danny Seymours loft, Bowery between Prince Street and Spring, 1970
A photo of John I’ve never seen before.
From activists and Outlaw bikers to prisoners in a Texas jail, Danny Lyon tells radical stories by embroiling himself in the lives of his subjects a stance that has redefined photojournalism. Sean O’Hagan talks to the veteran photographer