Philippe Halsman – Sorpréndeme
(Spanish text edition)
A comprehensive exhibition at Caixa Forum, Barcelona, features a selection of more than 300 stills by Philippe Halsman. It depicts a magnificent journey from his early work in Paris, where he became professional photographer; to the American period starting in 1940.
Halsman’s multi-faceted work appeared in advertisements for clients like Elizabeth Arden; and were published in the covers of magazines like LOOK, PARIS MATCH or the 101 LIFE Magazine. His ability to unveil the inner personality of the people he photographed is represented by unforgettable portraits of celebrities, politicians, writers or artists , like Alfred Hitchcock, Albert Einstein, Marilyn Monroe, Audrey Hepburn, André Malraux and Picasso, among others.
|Cover||Paperback with flaps|
|Contributors||Anne Lacoste, Sam Stourdzé et al.|
|Type of book||Exhib'publication|
|Museum / Place||Musée de l'Éysée, Lausanne|