William Klein  (American, 1928) 

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William Klein Biography
1928   Born in New York City
1942   Enrolled at city college of new york to study sociology
1946 - 1948   Spent two years in the US army
1948   Enrolled at the 'sorbonne' in paris
1949   Studied with Lhote and Fernand Leger
1952   Began collaboration with architect Angelo Mangiarotti and magazine "Domus"
1954   Returned to New York and began to photograph the city
1956   Won the Prix Nadar
1955 - 1965   Worked for "Vogue" magazine
1966   Directed Who Are You, Polly Maggoo?
  Lives and works in Paris, France
Selected Exhibitions
2012   Daido Moriyama and William Klein and William Klein, Tate Modern, London, UK
2007   ICP Infinity Award, Center of Photography
2000   galleria carla sozzani, milan, italy
1999   scottish national gallery, edinburgh, scotland
fnac, paris, france
1998   grand manège, moscow
jane jackson gallery, atlanta, usa
1997   pushkin museum, moscow
saint-gervais center, geneva, switzerland
caixa national foundation, madrid, spain
deichtor hallen, hamburg, germany
pouchkine museum, moscow, russia
hamiltons gallery and british film institute, london, uk
fondazione nazionale della fotografia, turin, italy
1942   'piccolo teatro' Milan
'galleria il milione' Milan
1964   Published "moscow" and "tokyo
1960   Published "rome"
1956   Editions' Seuil published 'new york'