Paul Fusco was born in Leominster, Massachusetts in 1930. He received his B.F.A. in photojournalism from Ohio University and went directly to work for Look magazine as a staff photographer and traveled extensively in South East Asia, Mexico, India, Europe and Russia. In 1974, he joined Magnum Photos.

 

His work has appeared in many domestic and international publications such as LIFE, Time, Newsweek, the Sunday Times and Paris Match.  He has exhibited at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Newseum, New York and the Corcoran Gallery, Washington, D.C. RFK Funeral Train was published by Umbrage Editions in 2001, with an introduction by Norman Mailer. And an updated and expanded edition will be published by Aperture in September 2008. Most recently, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York acquired six of the RFK Funeral Train phtoographs.

EXHIBITIONS
   
2008 RFK Funeral Train: Paul Fusco, M+B, Los Angeles, CA
   
2006 Brighton Triennial of Photography, Brighton, England
  20/30 Vision: An Anniversary Celebration, Bonni Benrubi Gallery, New York, NY
   
2003 RFK: Funeral Train, Joseph Bellows Gallery, La Jolla, CA
   
2002 Monroe Gallery, Santa Fe New Mexico
  Photography: In Equilibrium between Aesthetic and Document, International Festival, Rome, Italy
  Aftermath: Photography on the Wake of September 11th, International Center for Photography, New York, NY
  RFK: Funeral Train, Southeast Museum of Photography, Daytona Beach, FL
   
2001 RFK: Funeral Train, Bonni Benrubi Gallery, New York, NY
   
2000 RFK: Funeral Train, Gallery of Photography, Dublin, Ireland
  Essaies Sur Le Monde, Bibliotheque National de France, Paris, France
   
1999 RFK: Funeral Train, The Photographer's Gallery, London, England
   
1996 In Our Time: Magnum Photographers, Southeast Museum of Photography, Daytona Beach, FL
  In Our Time: Magnum Photographers, Barbican, London, England
   
   
COLLECTIONS Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
  Southeast Museum of Photography, Daytona Beach, FL
  Martin Margulies, Collection, Miami, FL
  International Center for Photography, New York, NY
  Bibliotheque Nationale de France, Paris, France
   
   
SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY The New York Times, Sunday, June 1, 2008
  Sense Relaxation: Below the Mind, 1968
  La Causa: The California Grape Strike, 1970
  What To Do Until The Messiah Comes, 1971
  The Photo Essay: Paul Fusco & Will McBride, 1974
  Marina & Ruby: Training a Filly With Love, 1977
  RFK Funeral Train: Magnum/Umbrage press, 2000
  Chernobyl: Legacy, 2001
  Time Magazine
  Newsweek Magazine
  New York Times
  Look Magazine
  The Washington Post
  The New Yorker