| Характеристики Арнольд Ньюман |
|язык текста||английский, нем., фран.|
|формат||231 x 289 мм|
Фотографии Арнольда Ньюмана являются классикой портретной
живописи. Его фотографии объединяют надлежащие художнику, его место и характерную
для него среду, таким образом, указывая на его область деятельности.
Piet Mondrian behind his easel, Igor Stravinsky at his piano, Max Ernst sitting smoking on his throne-like chair: the photographs of Arnold Newman (1918-2006) are classics of portraiture. His subtle arrangements constituted the foundations of "environmental portraiture." His photographs integrate the respective artist`s characteristic equipment and surroundings, thus indicating his or her field of activity. The enormous fame of Newman`s portraits can be ascribed to their daring compositions and sometimes astounding spatial structures.
The photographer`s beginnings, however, were none too promising. During the Great Depression, Newman had to abandon his art studies for financial reasons. Between 1938 and 1942 he concentrated on socio-documentary photography in the ghettos of West Palm Beach, Philadelphia, and Baltimore. One might think that being forced to earn his living in a photography studio would have stifled his artistic potential: Newman portrayed up to 70 clients a day. Yet he still succeeded in developing a very personal touch and establishing himself in the New York art scene of the early 1940s. His subjects included Marcel Duchamp, Marc Chagall, Jackson Pollock, Willem de Kooning, and Alexander Calder among many others. With his unmistakable style, Newman became the star photographer of artists, writers, and musicians.
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