Danny Lyon and his lasting effects on society

Where was the artist from and where did they grow up? What was the time period that they lived in?

Danny Lyon was born on March 16, 1942 in Brooklyn, NY. He is still alive to this day at the age of 75. He is happily married to his wife, Nancy Lyon.

What was the most significant event that happened in their life?

The most significant event that happened in Danny's life was being accepted in the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, also knows as the SNCC. He lived during the Civil Rights Movements and he took photos during that movement.

What was the overall meaning of their artwork?

The meaning in Danny Lyon's artwork was for people to better understand what when on during the Civil Rights Movement. He also wanted to make a differences on the world through his photography.

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