Joseph Szabo: The Teacher Who Photographed The 1970s Rebel Youth

joseph szabo 1970s rebel youth
In 1972, Joseph Szabo, a 28-year-old art and photography teacher at Malverne High School, Long Island, was struggling to connect with his pupils. So he started taking pictures of them. 'I tried to photograph everybody', he says, speaking on the phone from Long Island, where he still lives. 'I wanted to include every kind of student, whether they were a stereotype or not in terms of what a teenager should be, and I think the kids saw that. They respected that, and I think they liked that'.  ...  View More
May 20, 2017 Michael