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Hypnotic Photographs Shine in the Spotlight

Art Review by Claudia Berlinski

This new exhibition of photographs entitled STAGED,  pulled mostly from the Akron Art Museum permanent collection, addresses two ideas: what a photograph represents, and what the role of the photographer is.   754 more words

Art Reviews

Cool guys jumping!

Today I met these cool guys during a photo survey I was doing for my next blog. The photo of them is without a doubt my very first *jumpology* pic. 60 more words


Philippe Halsman (1906-1979)

Born in Riga, Latvia, Halsman wasn’t encouraged by his parents to be creative and photograph. At the age of fourteen Halsman started photography using a 9×12 camera of his father’s that he had found. 421 more words



Philippe Halsman – Dali Atomicus. 1948

Photo Of The Day

on photography and eyes

“I make the woman look at the camera as a symbol of all the eyes that will see the picture I am making.”

Philippe Halsman

On Photography

Dancer Enrica Soma by Philippe Halsman

Enrica Soma (1929 – 1969) was an Italian-American socialite, model, and prima-ballerina. She was also the wife of director John Huston and mother of actress Anjelica Huston. 100 more words


Marilyn Monroe in LIFE Magazine 1952 by Philippe Halsman

Marilyn Monroe´s  first cover shoot for LIFE magazine, in April 1952, made by the great Philippe Halsman, remains as one of the most famous and collectible covers in the magazine´s history ( 46 more words