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The principles of Philippe Halsman


Dali ‘Atomicus’, unretouched. Source: Wikipedia, used under the terms of the Creative Commons

One of the less commonly cited photographic greats, Philippe Halsman is perhaps best known for his… 1,050 more words

Ming

Voluptuous Death


Surrealist Salvador Dalí and photographer Philippe Halsman created this photograph in 1951. Seven models were used to compose the shape of a skull based on a sketch done by Dalí. 27 more words

Beauty

Another museum visit - Kunsthal Rotterdam

Last Friday Quinn and I made good use of our “Museum Jaarkaart” once again!
I love it that whenever we’re thinking of having a “mother-daughter”-date, a trip to the museum comes up most of the times – it’s absolutely wonderful to share our passion of all things creative and artistic. 330 more words

Art

(Art)Books we love | Astonish Me

Another #artbookfriday with a new really cool art book. Today I have a massive retrospective volume for you about the photography legend Philippe Halsman. When I saw the announcement of this book I knew I needed it. 526 more words

Fashion

“Pour mon travail sérieux, je m’efforce d’atteindre l’essence même des choses et des objectifs qui sont peut-être impossible à réaliser. D’un autre côté, je suis très attiré par toute forme d’humour, et cet aspect puéril de mon caractère m’amène à touts sortes de comportements frivoles”. 69 more words

Paris

PHILIPPE HALSMAN (1906-1979)

Philippe Halsman (Latvian: Filips Halsmans 2 May 1906 – 25 June 1979) was an American portrait photographer. He was born in Riga in the part of the Russian Empire which later became Latvia, and died in New York City. 1,717 more words

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