New ‘iconic’ image of 9/11? Photographs and meanings

A newly popularised photograph from the bombing of New York on 9/11/2001 has caught the attention of the media and the public. The image, taken by photographer Thomas Hoepker, has stirred up controversial opinions. Perfect example of the ambiguity of images: never take an image for granted.

Source: The Guardian, www.guardian.co.uk

Image by Thomas Hoepker/Magnum, 9 September 2001, Source: The Guardian, www.guardian.co.uk


Read the analysis in the Guardian here


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