by Ida Kar
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 1957
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- Ida Kar (1908-1974), Photographer. Artist associated with 1480 portraits, Sitter associated with 137 portraits.
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Kar photographed Klein next to his blue sponge sculpture at his first London show, titled Monochrome Propositions of Yves Klein, held at Gallery One. The exhibition provoked controversial reviews, including the Daily Mirror's piece headlined 'The Artist Who Paints Nothing.'