The problem, for me, is that Klein's work here is mimicing those who mimic him. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. William Klein's work has influenced a lot of photographers for about 50 years. William Klein (American, b. 335 p. Ills. 1956. Smoke + Veil, Paris (Vogue) William Klein. BAD 1 - 2 POOR 2 - 3 FAIR 3 - 4 GOOD 4 - 5. Klein's work is held in the following public collection: The Book of 101 Books: Seminal Photographic Books of the Twentieth Century, The Cultural Award of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Photographie (DGPh), Royal Photographic Society's Centenary Award, "William Klein to receive Outstanding Contribution to Photography Award", "Without Compromise: The Cinema of William Klein", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=William_Klein_(photographer)&oldid=1001761496, Articles with unsourced statements from August 2014, Wikipedia articles with PLWABN identifiers, Wikipedia articles with RKDartists identifiers, Wikipedia articles with SELIBR identifiers, Wikipedia articles with SNAC-ID identifiers, Wikipedia articles with SUDOC identifiers, Wikipedia articles with Trove identifiers, Wikipedia articles with WORLDCATID identifiers, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, 1999: Centenary Medal and Honorary Fellowship (HonFRPS) from the. Please try again. William Klein. William Klein, Smoke + Veil, Paris (Vogue), 1958 Artwork - 27866 Signed, titled, and dated verso 16 x 12 inch silver gelatin print 20 x 16 inch silver gelatin print 24 x 20 inch silver gelatin print He is best known for his glamorous photographs taken for Vogue magazine throughout the 1950s. 2012: Outstanding Contribution to Photography Award, This page was last edited on 21 January 2021, at 05:40. 1928) initially trained as a painter, studying under Fernand Léger; however, he soon moved on to photography and achieved widespread fame as a fashion photographer while working for Vogue. Nadja Sayej. [5] Klein also experimented with kinetic art, and it was at an exhibition of his kinetic sculptures that he met Alexander Liberman, the art director for Vogue. Klein was born in New York City into an impoverished Jewish family. Andrew Moore: Dirt Meridian February 5 - April 16, 2016. Help others learn more about this product by uploading a video! 1 et 2; Robin Derrick/ Robin Muir, Vogue Inédits. Brief content visible, double tap to read full content. 75003 Paris www.polkagalerie.com Polka presents “William + Klein”, a retrospective organized in celebration of William Klein’s 90th birthday on April 19th 2018. Today, one is tempted, like critic Anthony Lane, to say that he is "the American in Paris." - Anthony Lane, The New Yorker William Klein always dreamed of living in Paris, like Henry Miller, Gertrude Stein, and other like-minded artists and writers. After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. For someone of William Klein’s caliber, it’s hard to summarize his career in a tidy carousel of images. William Klein: Paris + New York + Roma February 5 - April 16, 2016. Edition Braus, 2002. Twenty years later, Klein returned to the fashion world to film ‘Mode in France’, made in collaboration with the designers Jean-Paul Gaultier and Azzedine Alaïa. View Hat + Five Roses, Paris (Vogue) by William Klein sold at Tailor-Made: Fashion Photographs from the Collection of Peter Fetterman on Online Auction 18 - 25 June 2020 . Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, 27 januari - 12 maart 1967. Committee on Photography Fund. Signed, titled and dated in pencil on the verso. Sheet: 40.3 x 30.6 cm (15 7/8 x 12 1/16 in.) Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. This is Me - Control Profile. 149.2014. Be careful as you turn each page! 12 × 9 7/16" (30.5 × 24 cm). William Klein worked in fashion photography from 1957 until 1966, when he left fashion to concentrate on filmmaking. [5] He graduated from high school early and enrolled at the City College of New York at the age of 14[5] to study sociology. His work has sometimes been openly critical of American society and foreign policy; the film critic Jonathan Rosenbaum once wrote that Mr. Freedom was "conceivably the most anti-American movie ever made."[8]. Learn more about the piece and artist, and its final selling price He has produced over 250 television commercials. To get the free app, enter your mobile phone number. He has been awarded the Prix Nadar in 1957, the Royal Photographic Society's Centenary Medal and Honorary Fellowship (HonFRPS) in 1999, and the Outstanding Contribution to Photography Award at the Sony World Photography Awards[4] in 2011. There's a problem loading this menu right now. Despite having no formal training as a photographer, Klein won the Prix Nadar in 1957 for New York, a book of photographs taken during a brief return to his hometown in 1954. [1] The New York Times' Katherine Knorr writes that, along with Robert Frank, Klein is considered "among the fathers of street photography, one of those mixed compliments that classifies a man who is hard to classify."[6]. Barbara Mullen, Paris. Rate William. He moved on to photography and achieved widespread fame as a fashion photographer for Vogue and for his photo essays on various cities. Histoire secrète de la photographie de mode, Paris, Editions du collectionneur, 2002, ill. p. 114. Full content visible, double tap to read brief content. He joined the US Army and was stationed in Germany and later France, where he would permanently settle after being discharged. William Klein was born in 1928, growing up in the "mean streets" of Manhattan. The social documentary tendencies of William Klein’s oeuvre find their roots in his hometown of New York City. William Klein’s wide-ranging career has encompassed groundbreaking “snapshot aesthetic” photographs of New York, some of the most iconic fashion photography, and proto-Pop films. With … Paris + Klein. In 1948, stationed by the United States Army in Paris, he stayed--and fled his family and America to become a painter. Please try again. He quickly found another family and recognition for his talent. William Klein, Tokyo, Pacific Press, 1983, ill. pl. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. Works by William Klein are included the collections of many institutions, including The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, and the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York; the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles; and the Centre Pompidou in Paris. He graduated from high school early and enrolled at the City College of New York at the age of 14 to study sociology. Gelatin silver print. However, as soon as the techniques of … In his signature color and black-and-white compositions, jostled to the brim with more information than a single camera lens was ever expected to take in, we find: men in the street, celebrities, demonstrations, fashion, the police, politics, races, the m tro, soccer, death. Cover a bit worn. Interact with the people, hear their conversations, and as a rule of thumb be close enough to see the colors of their eyes.” Take all the rules about photography that you know (technique, composition, etc. [7] A long time tennis fan, in 1982 he directed The French, a documentary on the French Open tennis championship. 写真にとにかく迫力があって、とても見応えがあります。パリってこんな力強い町なんだ。人でも、建物でも、とにかくパワーを発していて。見ていると、なんだかこっちまで元気になれる写真集です。. Born in New York in 1928, Klein grew up on the mean streets of Manhattan, shuttling between blackboard jungles, experimental schools, pool halls and the Museum of Modern Art. He quickly found another family and recognition for his talent. Klein now lives in Paris but I caught up with him in New York City — the place where he was born, but no longer has much affinity for. Please try again. He has directed feature-length fiction films, numerous short and feature-length documentaries and has produced over 250 television commercials. Klein trained as a painter, studying under Fernand Léger, and found early success with exhibitions of his work. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. William Klein was born in 1928, growing up in the "mean streets" of Manhattan. The American-French photographer and … William Klein always dreamed of living in Paris, like Henry Miller, Gertrude Stein, and other like-minded artists and writers. View William Klein’s 1,299 artworks on artnet. Suggested Lots. 1928) Antonia and Mirrors, Paris, 1963 gelatin silver print signed, titled, dated in pencil and credit stamp (on the verso) image/sheet: 12 x 15 5/8in. 25.2 x 36.2 cm (9 7/8 x 14 1/4 in.) Title: Smoke & Veil, Paris (Vogue) Artist: William Klein (American, born New York, 1928) Subject: Evelyn Tripp (American, Flat River, Missouri 1927–1995 Remsenburg, New York) Date: 1958, printed 1980 Medium: Gelatin silver print Dimensions: Image: 32.9 x 24.1 cm (12 15/16 x 9 1/2 in.) He's just here to promote a new book, William Klein ABC. Unable to add item to List. He joined the US Army and was stationed in Germany and later France, where he would permanently settle after being discharged. Shows a lot of his work in both black and white in color, and also with a flash. In 1948, stationed by the United States Army in Paris, he stayed-and fled his family and America to become a painter. William Klein: Paris + Klein. William Klein is an American artist and filmmaker known for his unconventional style of abstract photography depicting city scenes. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required. A lovely book of fascinating crowds in Paris. At the time, Klein was interested in abstract painting and sculpture. An American expatriate in Paris, Klein has also been making challenging cinema for more than forty years, yet with the exception of his acclaimed documentary Muhammad Ali, the Greatest, his film work is barely known in the United States. At age 18 he entered the U.S. Army for a two-year stint (a year and a half of which were spent at the Sorbonne at the invitation of the French government), and then set himself up in Paris, where he worked briefly with Fernand Léeger. BAD GOOD. Photo: Nadja Sayej. I have this book and it might not be for the faint hearted, it is a wild retrospective of Klein’s personal work that he has done in Paris over the past 60 years. Painter, photographer, movie maker, American in Paris, William Klein escapes pigeonholes, categories, movements. William Klein Smoke + Veil, Paris, VOGUE, 1958 Signed, titled and dated on verso Gelatin silver print 50 x 40 cm 60 x 50 cm (sheet size) 54 x 36,7 cm (image size) William Klein Anouk Aimée, Paris (Vogue) 1961 Gelatin silver print, printed later. ), twist them … There's nothing here you didn't see done in last month's "Vanity Fair" by some other photographer. He has directed numerous short and feature-length documentaries,[7] including the cinéma vérité documentary Grands soirs et petits matins, the 1964 documentary Cassius the Great, re-edited with new footage as Muhammed Ali, The Greatest in 1969. Photos | Summary | Follow. Approximate He became famous in Europe immediately upon publication of his strikingly intense book of photographs, Life Is Good for You in New York - William Klein Trance Witness Revels, for which he won the Prix Nadar in 1956. William Klein. See available photographs, prints and multiples, and paintings for sale and learn about the artist. As a kid, William Klein dreamt of living in Paris like Man Ray, Henry Miller, Gertrude Stein and other American refugees. William Klein always dreamed of living in Paris, like Henry Miller, Gertrude Stein, and other like-minded artists and writers. He started his career as a painter under the wings of Fernand Léger. . Prime members enjoy FREE Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle books. William Klein always dreamed of living in Paris, like Henry Miller, Gertrude Stein, and other like-minded artists and writers. You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. Text in French. William Klein, photographer, film-maker and one of the great postwar iconoclasts, is having a moment. PARIS + KLEIn gathers together hundreds of photographs shot by Klein from the time he first picked up a camera in the 1960s until he put it down, momentarily, to put together this book. 35 x 26 cm. .The whole life of a capital seen through the lively, acidic, melancholic, humorous, irnoical, and moving eyes of William Klein. The world of fashion would become the subject for the first feature film Klein directed in 1966, Who Are You, Polly Maggoo?, which, like his other two fiction features, Mr. Freedom and The Model Couple, is a satire. 27 x 18 cm. WILLIAM KLEIN (b. His style of "in your face" photography is now the predominant style for fashion and reportage. Softcover. Written and researched by Carlo Traina WILLIAM KLEIN ( New York , 19.04.1928) “Become an active participant of the scene. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. Ills. 1926) Mary and Dove and Perrier, Paris (Vogue), 1958 gelatin silver print signed, titled, dated in pencil and credit stamp (on the verso); Sir Elton John Photography Collection label (on the reverse of the mount) 15 5/8 x 11 5/8in. William Klein (born 1928) was a revolutionary fashion photographer. William Klein - Paris + Klein Marval, 2002 Bound with dust jacket. There was a problem loading your book clubs. Hardcover with slightly wrinkled dustjacket. Holiday Wishlist 2015 December 5, 2015 - January 23, 2016. [1] He was ranked 25th on Professional Photographer's list of 100 most influential photographers.[3]. Mint condition. He quickly found another family and recognition for his talent. The result was the remarkable photo-journal. Klein's work was considered revolutionary for its "ambivalent and ironic approach to the world of fashion",[1] its "uncompromising rejection of the then prevailing rules of photography"[1] and for his extensive use of wide-angle and telephoto lenses, natural lighting and motion blur. D.A.P./Distributed Art Publishers, Inc.; First Edition (March 2, 2003). In 1954, after six years of painterly research, he returned to New York to embark on a guerilla confrontation with his estranged native city. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. He soon moved on to photography and achieved widespread fame as a fashion photographer for Vogue and for his photo essays on various cities. In 1948, stationed by the United States Army in Paris, he stayed--and fled his family and America to become a painter. Klein was born in New York into a family of poor Jewish immigrants. An international jury at Photokina 1963 voted William Klein one of the 30 most important photographers in the medium's history. William Klein (born April 19, 1928) is an American-born French photographer and filmmaker noted for his ironic approach[1][2] to both media and his extensive use of unusual photographic techniques in the context of photojournalism and fashion photography. JUMP TO LOT. His photographs are characterised by natural lighting, high contrast, and iconic sets and costume. In 1948, demobilised there by the U.S. Army, he decided to stay - to get away from his family in New York and become a painter. French photographer William Klein was born in New York City in 1928 but permanently settled in France after being discharged from the US Army. William Klein: Tokyo. The scenography is made up of a monumental photographic mosaic of 90 prints, retracing Klein’s oeuvre through the most decisive chapters of his practice. It's not really surprising that this book is in the same style he adopted in the 1950s, but it is disappointing. The expected intensity of William Klein is all there: each frame is alive from corner to corner, usually with a myriad of faces and kinetic energy at a very telling moment of an intimate narrative that you are suddenly privy to. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Reviewed in the United States on January 14, 2016. Klein was born in New York City into an impoverished Jewish family. William Klein is a legend in photography. Klein's most popular photographic works are Gun 1, New York (1955), The Holy family on bike (Rome, 1956), Cineposter (Tokyo, 1961), Vogue (fashion models in the streets of New York, Rome and Paris for Vogue magazine, 1963), Love on the Beat (Serge Gainsbourg album sleeve, 1984), Club Allegro Fortissimo (1990) and Autoportrait (a book of painted contact prints, 1995). William Klein Isabella + Opera + Blank Faces, Paris, VOGUE , 1963 Signed, titled and dated in pencil on verso Gelatin silver print 40 x 50 cm 50 x 60 cm In 1952, he had two successful solo exhibitions in Milan and began a collaboration with the architect Angelo Mangiarotti. The social documentary tendencies of William Klein’s oeuvre find their roots in his hometown of New York City. Saul Leiter: B + W and Painted Nudes November 13, 2015 - January 23, 2016. Unfortunately sold out most everywhere, or extremely expensive: Klein: Moscow. William Klein's explosive New York street photography made him one of the most heralded artists of the sixties. In 1948, Klein enrolled at the Sorbonne, and later studied with Fernand Léger. William Klein. William Klein at a Paris Art Fair in 2018. Redundant hyperactivity that ultimately disappoints, Reviewed in the United States on June 5, 2005. WILLIAM KLEIN (B. Klein continues to live and work in Paris… At age 18 he entered the U.S. Army for a two-year stint (a year and a half of which were spent at the Sorbonne at the invitation of the French government), and then set himself up in Paris, where he worked briefly with Fernand Léeger. In 1948, stationed by the United States Army in Paris, he stayed--and fled his family and America to become a painter. Elliott Erwitt: Regarding Women ... Vogue Paris, 1964: In very good condition. Find an in-depth biography, exhibitions, original artworks for sale, the latest news, and sold auction prices. 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