Save
Save
View
View in room
Share
Share
Save
Save
View
View in room
Share
Share

William Klein

Tatiana, Mary Rose and Camels, Picnic, Morocco, 1958

Silver gelatin print
30 × 41 1/4 in
76.2 × 104.8 cm
Edition of 30
This is part of a limited edition set.
Contact For Price
Location
New York City, Athens, London
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
About the work
IFAC Arts
New York City, Athens, +1 more
Follow

William Klein (born in New York, NY, on April 19, 1928) is a photographer and filmmaker. Though …

Read more

William Klein (born in New York, NY, on April 19, 1928) is a photographer and filmmaker. Though born in New York and educated at the City College of New York, Klein is predominantly active in France. He has directed a number of feature films, including the 1966 film Who Are You, Polly Maggoo? the Cinéma vérité …

Read more
Medium
Photography
Signature
Signed, titled and dated in verso on mount in ink; titled, dated, editioned on artist label verso other sizes available
William Klein
American, b. 1928
Follow

The social documentary tendencies of William Klein’s oeuvre find their roots in his hometown of New York City. Though he began as a painter working in Paris and Milan, Klein was enticed back to the U.S. by photography and immediately began working for Vogue. Klein's first assignment was to create a photo-journal of New York, a project that began his raw city portraits (succeeded ones of by Rome, Tokyo, and Moscow) where he aimed to personally intervene in the images, unlike the "invisible camera" of his predecessor Henri Cartier-Bresson. Though working for Vogue primarily to fund projects such as photo books and his now cult-films (like Who Are You Polly Maggoo), Klein became a renowned and revolutionary photographer both in fashion and elsewhere. He is best known for his garish and controversial images; grainy, high-contrast, and always via wide-angle lens.

Save
Save
View
View in room
Share
Share
Save
Save
View
View in room
Share
Share
About the work
IFAC Arts
New York City, Athens, +1 more
Follow

William Klein (born in New York, NY, on April 19, 1928) is a photographer and filmmaker. Though …

Read more

William Klein (born in New York, NY, on April 19, 1928) is a photographer and filmmaker. Though born in New York and educated at the City College of New York, Klein is predominantly active in France. He has directed a number of feature films, including the 1966 film Who Are You, Polly Maggoo? the Cinéma vérité …

Read more
Medium
Photography
Signature
Signed, titled and dated in verso on mount in ink; titled, dated, editioned on artist label verso other sizes available
William Klein
American, b. 1928
Follow

The social documentary tendencies of William Klein’s oeuvre find their roots in his hometown of New York City. Though he began as a painter working in Paris and Milan, Klein was enticed back to the U.S. by photography and immediately began working for Vogue. Klein's first assignment was to create a photo-journal of New York, a project that began his raw city portraits (succeeded ones of by Rome, Tokyo, and Moscow) where he aimed to personally intervene in the images, unlike the "invisible camera" of his predecessor Henri Cartier-Bresson. Though working for Vogue primarily to fund projects such as photo books and his now cult-films (like Who Are You Polly Maggoo), Klein became a renowned and revolutionary photographer both in fashion and elsewhere. He is best known for his garish and controversial images; grainy, high-contrast, and always via wide-angle lens.

William Klein

Tatiana, Mary Rose and Camels, Picnic, Morocco, 1958

Silver gelatin print
30 × 41 1/4 in
76.2 × 104.8 cm
Edition of 30
This is part of a limited edition set.
Contact For Price
Location
New York City, Athens, London
Have a question? Read our FAQ.
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
Other works by William Klein
Other works from IFAC Arts
Related works
Most Similar
Leisure
Crowds