Paul Fusco’s RFK Funeral Train Rediscovered
Copyright Fusco/Magnum Photos
In the days following the 1968 assassination of Robert F. Kennedy, photographer Paul Fusco, on assignment for Look Magazine, photographed the hundreds of thousands of mourners. From aboard the funeral train transporting Kennedy’s coffin from New York to D.C. Fusco captured with his camera the crowds of people waiting by the side of the railroad tracks to pay their last respects.
A monograph of this powerful and classic body of work was published by Aperture in commemoration of the 40th anniversary of Robert F. Kennedy’s death, and an exhibition organized by Magnum Photos is now on view at the Norton Museum of Art in Palm Beach, Florida through May 2nd.
If you are in the area take advantage of this great opportunity to view an important photographic document of American history and a defining work for this accomplished photographer.
RFK Funeral Train Rediscovered
February 13 – May 2, 2010
Norton Museum of Art
1451 S. Olive Avenue
West Palm Beach, FL 33401