Danny Lyon

Identify where the artist from? Grew up? Time period?

Born in 1942, still alive today. He was born in Chicago

Define what happened in their life that was significant? Memorable? An event that stands out?

His first important project was The Bikeriders in 1967, and was based on his 4 years spent on the road as a member of a motorcycle club known as the Chicago Outlaws, from 1963-1967. He attempted to capture the glorified life of being and American Biker

Explain the overall meaning of their artwork?

He is a photo documentarist, which means hes trying to make people aware of issues, events, lifestyles that people may not normally see, or know about.

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