Philippe Halsman: A Retrospective

Past exhibition archive
23 May - 2 September 2001

Photography Gallery

Admission Free

An exhibition of the work of the American photographer, best known for his portraits for Life Magazine from the 1940s through to the 1970s. Halsman photographed the most prominent figures of the post-war years, including artists, intellectuals, authors and film stars. Subjects include Dalí, Einstein, Nabokov, Marilyn Monroe and Audrey Hepburn. A special section of the show is devoted to his famous 'jump' pictures.

Exhibition organised by the National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.

A fully illustrated book accompanies the exhibition, priced £25 exclusively in the Gallery's shops.

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Audrey Hepburn, 1955 - © Philippe Halsman


Audrey Hepburn, 1955
© Philippe Halsman