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Portrait of Alexandra Avakian

Photojournalist Alexandra Avakian has covered many of the most important issues of her time, with subjects ranging from Haiti to the fall of the Berlin Wall and the former Soviet Union, from the Palestinian-Israeli conflict to war and famine in Africa, and much more.

Her photographs have been published in TIME, LIFE, The New York Times Magazine, National Geographic, and many more throughout the U.S. and Europe.

Read Avakian's full bio at National Geographic

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  1. Nov 08

    Blog Post

    Smithsonian Magazine: My photos of the Fall of the Berlin Wall

  2. Nov 08

    Recent Press

    Smithsonian Magazine website: my story on the Fall of the Berlin Wall!

  3. Oct 27

    Blog Post

    25th Anniversary/Fall of the Berlin Wall/ exhibit at Goethe Institute Washington DC open now!

  4. Sep 30

    Blog Post

    The War Photographers showing in LA & Poster

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'Windows of the Soul' Book Cover

Named one of Oprah's best gift books and selected among American Photo's year-end best

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'National Geographic LIVE!—The Photographers' DVD cover

Featuring presentations and interviews by veteran National Geographic photographers Alexandra Avakian and Sam Abell

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