15th Annual Lucie Awards

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Sunday, October 29, 2017

Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall

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Join the premiere annual event honoring the greatest achievements in photography.

The Lucie Awards is the premiere annual event honoring the greatest achievements in photography. The photography community from around the globe pays tribute to the most outstanding people in the field. Each year, the Lucie Advisory Board nominates deserving individuals across a variety of categories. Once these nominations have been received, an honoree in each category is selected.
The honorees are presented with the Lucie statue during a spectacular evening at the Lucie Awards gala ceremony in New York.

The Lucie Awards is the signature program of Lucie Foundation.

2016 Honorees


Achievement Sports

Simon Bruty

Preparation or luck? Simon often asks himself this question when he makes a good photograph, whether he is at a local kids soccer game or the end zone at an NFL game. Thirty years ago he joined Allsport, a boutique sports agency based in …

Achievement in Fine Art

Anthony Hernandez

Anthony Hernandez was born and raised in Los Angeles. Self-taught, he has been exhibiting his work since 1970. His photographs have been collected by many museums in both the United States and Europe.

Spotlight Award

Musée de l’Elysée

The Musée de l’Elysée is one of the world’s leading museums entirely dedicated to photography. Since its establishment in 1985, it has improved public understanding of photography through innovative exhibitions, key publications and…

Visionary Award

Nathan Lyons

Nathan Lyons was an integral part of almost every area of photography as photographer, educator, publisher, lecturer, author, and curator for nearly 60 years. He was Founding Director Emeritus…

Achievement in Photojournalism

Don McCullin

A British photojournalist born in Somerset, England in 1935, Don is known greatly for his war photography. He has witnessed and captured photos of major civil wars, uprisings, and significant moments.

Double Exposure

Graham Nash

Legendary singer-songwriter GRAHAM NASH is a two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee-with Crosby, Stills, and Nash and with the Hollies. He was also inducted into the Songwriter’s Hall of Fame twice, as a solo artist and with CSN, and he is a GRAMMY Award winner.

Life Time Achievement

Tsuneko Sasamoto

Tsuneko Sasamoto has been in the field of photography for over 75 years. She was born in Tokyo, Japan in 1914. Her career in photography began at the age of 25 when Kenichi Hayashi suggested her to be the first …

Achievement in Portraiture

Rosalind Fox Solomon

Rosalind Fox Solomon travels the world to find her subjects without being commissioned or assigned to do so. She enters closed circles and takes risks in terms of personal experience and artistic practice.