Introduction
Philippe Halsman (Latvian: Filips Halsmans, German: Philipp Halsmann; 2 May 1906 – 25 June 1979) was an American portrait photographer. He was born in Riga in the part of the Russian Empire which later became Latvia, and died in New York City.
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Introduction
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.
Nationalities
American, Latvian, Russian
Gender
Male
Roles
Artist, Author, Teacher, Photojournalist, Photographer
Names
Philippe Halsman, Philipp Halsmann
Ulan
500026767
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