William Klein

(American, b. 1928)

anne-marie + cruiser, ny by william klein

William Klein

Anne-Marie + Cruiser, NY, 1962

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anouk aimée and cigarette holder by william klein

William Klein

Anouk Aimée and Cigarette Holder, 1963

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barbershop, simone + antonia, ny by william klein

William Klein

Barbershop, Simone + Antonia, NY, 1963

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candy store by william klein

William Klein

Candy Store, 1955

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nina & simone, piazza di spagna, rome, vogue by william klein

William Klein

Nina & Simone, Piazza di Spagna, Rome, Vogue, 1960

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painted-contact gun 1 by william klein

William Klein

Painted-Contact Gun 1

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Biography

Timeline

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
1955 - 1965
Worked for "Vogue" magazine
1956
Won the Prix Nadar
1966
Directed Who Are You, Polly Maggoo?

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

Literature

1964
Published "moscow" and "tokyo
1960
Published "rome"
1956
Editions' Seuil published 'new york'