Chronik

1917
Born in Plainfield, USA
1934 – 1938
Enrolled at the Philadelphia Museum School of Industrial Art, where he studied design with Alexey Brodovitch
1938 – 1941
Worked as a graphic artist in New York
1941 – 1942
Spent a year painting in Mexico
1943 – 1944
Designer and photographer for Vogue magazine, New York
1944 – 1945
Served as an ambulance driver and documentary photographer in the American Field Service with the British Army in Italy and India
1946
Photographer, working with Alexander Liberman for Conde Nast Publications, New York
1952
Freelance advertising photographer, New York
1958
Named one of "The World's 10 Greatest Photographers" in an international poll conducted by Popular Photography Magazine
2009
Died in New York, USA

Ausstellungen

2010
Portraits, The National Portrait Gallery, London, UK
2009
Small Trades, J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, USA
2008
Close Encounters, Morgan Library & Museum, New York, USA
Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
Portland Museum of Art, Portland, USA
Tate Modern, London, England
2007
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, USA
HackelBury Fine Art Limited, London, England
2006
Palais des Beaux-Arts / Bozar, Brusells, Belgium
2005
Fondation Beyeler, Riehen, Switzerland
International Center of Photography, New York, USA
2004
Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, USA
Langhans Galerie Praha, Prague, Czech Republic
2002
Hamiltons Gallery, London, England (solo)
2000
Retrospective, Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA (solo)
1997
Retrospective, State Heritage, St.Petersburg, Russia (solo)
1995
Hamiltons Gallery, London, England (solo)
1993
Hamiltons Gallery, London, England (solo)
1991
Hamiltons Gallery, London, England (solo)
1990
National Museum of American Art and National Portrait Gallery, Washington D.C. (solo)
1984 – 1987
Retrospective, Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA (solo)
1985
Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England
1984
Vision Gallery, Boston, USA (solo)
1983
Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
1982
Marlborough Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
1981
Ferens Art Gallery, Yorkshire (travelled to the Museum and Art Gallery, Leicester; Cooper Gallery, Barnsley; Castle Museum, Nottingham; Photographers' Gallery, London), England
Marlborough Fine Art, London, England (solo)
1980
Marlborough, New York, USA (solo)
1979
Tiroler Landesmuseum, Innsbruck, Austria (travelled to the Nueu Galerie am Wolfgang Gurlitt Museum, Linz, Austria; Neue Galerie am Landesmuseum Joanneum, Graz, Austria; and Museum des 20, Jahrhunderts, Vienna, Austria)
1978
Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden
1977
International Museum of Photography, Rochester, New York (travelling to the Brooklyn Museum, New York; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco; Cincinnati Art Institute, Cincinnati; and Museum of Fine Arts, St. Petersburg), USA
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA (solo)
1976
Masters of the Camera, American Federation of the Arts, New York, USA
1975
Jewett Arts Center, Wellesley College, Wellesley, USA
Galleria Civica d'Arte Moderna e Contemporaneo, Torino, Italy (solo)
1967 – 1973
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
1963
Smithsonian Institute, Washington D.C. (solo)
1961
Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA (solo)
1955
Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA

Öffentliche Sammlungen

FAIF Collection, Zurich, Switzerland