Peter Angelo Simon – Muhammad Ali, Fighter's Heaven

Peter Angelo Simon – Muhammad Ali, Fighter's Heaven (April 2016)

In August 1974, Brooklyn-based photographer Peter Angelo Simon spent 48 hours with Muhammad Ali while he was in training for the legendary Rumble in the Jungle bout in Zaire. Simon’s extraordinary images provide great insight into the man behind the legend.

Books include GOAT (Taschen, 2004), Big Apple Circus (Penguin, 1978), and Muhammad Ali, Fighter’s Heaven 1974 (Reel Art Press, 2015).

 

‘Simon captures, on the faces of those who met Ali, the dumbstruck awe and joy that he was able to bring forth.’ The New Yorker