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Works of Art

Philippe Halsman

Paris 26 Rue Marbeuf


In 1951, LIFE Magazine’s star photographer, Philippe Halsman, captured images of the greatest celebrities of the time as part of his famous “Jump” project. Hovering mid-air, the subjects of these photographs reveal new emotions as they give in to the feeling of weightlessness. In 1959, celebrated American literary critic Stanley Edgar Hyman added his portrait to the series as he enjoyed one of these fun and unusual photo shoots…

For further informations :
MAGNUM Photos 19 rue Hégésipe Moreau - 75018 PARIS © Philippe Halsman, Jump (Stanley Edgar), 1959 Phone +33 (0)1 53 42 50 00