DATE 6/25/2024

LIVE from NYPL presents Michael Stipe launching 'Even the birds gave pause'

DATE 6/22/2024

Artbook at Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles Bookstore presents Penny Slinger launching and signing 'An Exorcism'

DATE 6/20/2024

picturehouse + thesmalldarkroom present Yelena Yemchuk on 'Malanka'

DATE 6/13/2024

ICP presents Eugene Richards on 'Remembrance Garden'

DATE 6/13/2024

LaToya Ruby Frazier, removing the contradiction between ideals and practice

DATE 6/8/2024

"Next-level otherness" in Pride Month staff pick 'Nick Cave: Forothermore'

DATE 6/6/2024

Celebratory and transgressive, 'John Waters: Pope of Trash' is a Pride Month Staff Pick

DATE 6/3/2024

In Nan Goldin's 'The Other Side,' you are who you pretend to be

DATE 6/2/2024

Green-Wood Cemetery presents Eugene Richards launching 'Remembrance Garden: A Portrait of Green-Wood Cemetery'

DATE 6/1/2024

There's no such thing as being extra in June! Pride Month Staff Picks 2024

DATE 5/28/2024

'Mickalene Thomas: All About Love,' on view at The Broad

DATE 5/24/2024

Celebrate Memorial Day weekend with Garry Winogrand's intimate, flashing mirror of America

DATE 5/24/2024

Beautifully illustrated essays on Arab Modernists


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Philippe Halsman's Jump Book

Best known for his celebrity portraiture for mid-century magazines like Time, Vogue, Match and especially LIFE (for which he shot more than 100 covers) Philippe Halsman published his iconic Jump Book in 1956, gathering nearly 200 photographs of his esteemed "sitters" jumping in mid-air. From fellow-artists, designers and photographers like "Capt. Edward Steichen," featured here, to public intellectuals, writers, political figures, athletes and entertainers like Dr. J. Robert Oppenheimer, Richard M. Nixon, the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, Aldous Huxley, Carol Channing, Marilyn Monroe and Jackie Gleason, Halsman undertook the study of "jumpology" in order to capture his subjects in sudden bursts of energy, overcoming gravity. "He cannot simultaneously control his expressions, his facial and his limb muscles," Halsman explains in his Introduction. "The mask falls. The real self becomes visible. One has only to snap it with the camera." Now out in a gorgeous new facsimile edition from Damiani.

Philippe Halsman's Jump Book

Philippe Halsman's Jump Book

Hbk, 8.25 x 11 in. / 96 pgs / 197 b&w.

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DATE 4/20/2024

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DATE 2/14/2024

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DATE 11/27/2023

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