Exhibition of Philippe Halsman: Jump
22 FEB - 21 MAY
The Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center Moscow, Russia
As part of the X Moscow International Biennale ‘Fashion and Style in Photography’ the Jewish Museum and Tolerance Center presents the first solo exhibition in Russia of photographer Philippe Halsman: Jump.
“I was motivated by a genuine curiosity. After all, life has taught us to control and disguise our facial expressions, but it has not taught us to control our jumps. I wanted to see famous people reveal in a jump their ambition or their lack of it, their self-importance or their insecurity, and many other traits.”
Philippe Halsman is one of the central figures in American photography of the second half of the 20th century. His insightful portraits of politicians, artists, intellectuals appeared on more than a hundred LIFE magazine covers as well as in Look, Esquire, The Saturday Evening Post, Paris Match. Fifty photographs of Halsman will be displayed at the exhibition including his most known work created with Salvador Dali – Dali Atomicus. Continue reading »