publication date: Monday, March 2, 2015 (part of Spring 2015)

category: Art

clue: This Brazilian gave up the study of money to document economic inequality, but he couldn't give up gold.

explanation: Salgado worked as an economist before becoming a photographer of harsh working conditions in developing nations. His most famous set of photos covers a gold mine in his native Brazil. more…

difficulty: hard

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, and Joanna Woods


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