Philippe Halsman
Latvian, 1906-1979
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Represented by industry leading galleries.
Collected by major museums
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields
Selected exhibitions
2016
Philippe Halsmann: Astonish Me!,
Kunsthal Rotterdam
2015
Philippe Halsman: Étonnez-moi!,
Jeu de Paume
2014
Philippe Halsman, Astonish Me!,
Musée de l'Elysée

Philippe Halsman was at one point considered the best photo-portraitist in France. He had an incessant interest in faces: “Every face I see seems to hide—and sometimes fleetingly reveal—the mystery of another human being.” Halsman’s photographs of politicians, celebrities, and intellectuals were featured widely in …

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