DAC Collection Artist Information
American and Russian photographer, photojournalist, and teacher, born Latvia
Brief biography, in most instances from the Union List of Artist Names® Online:
Innovative photographer best known for his whimsical images of celebrities and artists, most notably Salvador Dali. He became a fashion photographer in Paris in 1928, and later immigrated to the United States in 1940, where he did numerous assignments for "Life" magazine. In 1959, he published his "Jump Series," images of prominent individuals jumping in front of the camera.
Artist ID number in the Union List of Artist Names®: ULAN 500026767.
The ULAN link above leads to a cataloging authority record at the Getty Research Institute.
Objects related to Philippe Halsman:
|Philippe Halsman||Winston Churchill, 1951 (printed 1978)||Gelatin silver print|
|Philippe Halsman||Untitled (Elevator Scene), ca. 1958-1960||Gelatin silver print|
|Philippe Halsman||Jimmy Durante, ca. 1950-1959||Gelatin silver print on photographic paper|
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