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Arnold Newman

Arnold Newman

20th-21st century American photographer
(New York, New York, 3/3/1918 - 6/6/2006, New York City, New York)

Note: Born 3 March 1918. In 1938 Newman moved to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and worked in a portrait studio. In 1939, Newman worked in Philadelphia and Allentown, Pennsylvania and Baltimore Maryland for the Leon Perskie studio. From 1939 to 1941, Newman was the director of the Tooley-Myron Photo Studio in West Palm Beach, Florida. From 1941 to 1942, Newman worked in New York City, New York. From 1942 to 1945, Newman ran his own studio "Newman Portrait Studio" in Miami Beach, Florida. Since 1946, Newman has operated his own studio in New York City, New York called "Arnold Newman Studios Inc.". In 1946, Newman also began to photograph for magazines. In 1949 Newman photographed Glass House (New Canaan, Conn.) in 1949. In 1954, Newman travelled to Europe to photograph for Holiday and Life magazines. In 1958 Newman photographed in Africa, and in the next year he photographed in Israel. Newman photographed for the Smithsonian Institute in 1965. From this time he acted as photography adviser to the Israel Museum in Jerusalem. Newman was a visiting professor of photography at Cooper Union in New York City for many years. He died at his home in Manhattan in 2006. American photographer, New York City.

3 objects

Pablo Picasso

gelatin silver print
Museum Purchase

Igor Stravinsky

gelatin silver print
Museum Purchase

Wall & Ladders, Philadelphia, PA

1939 (printed ca. 1940's)
gelatin silver print
Museum Purchase, Gridley W. Tarbell II Fund