Ron Haviv is an Emmy nominated, award-winning photojournalist and co-founder of the photo agency VII, dedicated to documenting conflict and raising awareness about human rights issues around the globe. In the last three decades, Haviv has covered more than twenty-five conflicts and worked in over one hundred countries. He has published three critically acclaimed collections of photography, and his work has been featured in numerous museums and galleries, including the Louvre, the United Nations, and the Council on Foreign Relations. Haviv's photographs are in the collections at The Houston Museum of Fine Arts and George Eastman House amongst others as well as numerous private collections. Haviv has produced an unflinching record of the injustices of war and his photography has had singular impact. His work in the Balkans, which spanned over a decade of conflict, was used as evidence to indict and convict war criminals at the international tribunal in The Hague. President George H.W. Bush cited Haviv’s chilling photographs documenting paramilitary violence in Panama as one of the reasons for the 1989 American intervention.
Photo Essay: At Biden’s Inauguration, Empty Streets but Not a Void
Ron Haviv’s photographs reveal the hopes and the troubles in Washington, D.C., on the first day of Joe Biden’s presidency.
America’s Fortified Capital Awaits a President’s Inauguration
War photographer Ron Haviv takes the visual pulse of Washington, D.C., after Trump’s riot and before Biden’s inauguration.
A City Under Occupation
Twenty-five thousand National Guard troops arrive in Washington, D.C., for Joe Biden’s inauguration — two weeks after right-wing extremists violently stormed the Capitol.