Barbey studied photography and graphic arts at the École des Arts et Métiers in Vevey, Switzerland. During the 1960s, he was commissioned by Éditions Rencontre in Lausanne, Switzerland, to report from European and African countries. He also contributed regularly to Vogue. Barbey began his relationship with Magnum Photos in 1964, becoming a full member in 1968, the year he documented the political unrest and student riots in Paris. He served as Magnum vice president for Europe in 1978 and 1979 and as president of Magnum International from 1992 to 1995. His work has appeared in most of the world’s major magazines. He has received many awards for his work, including the French National Order of Merit.
Bruno Barbey. Jean-Luc Godard in Made in USA, 1966.