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Where other portraitists were content to have their subjects sit for them, Philippe Halsman had his jump, an action which he felt caused the real self of his illustrious sitters to come out. Famous sitters included in the book are Marilyn Monroe, Grace Kelly, Brigitte Bardot and Richard Nixon.
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Before you Instagrammed your leap off that boat dock, before you watched that YouTube video instructing you exactly how to attractively achieve said fleeting, gravity-defying moment, before Arthur Elgort captured a generation of models and actors exuberantly midair in what would become a classic fashion pose, there was Philippe Halsman, self-described "jumpologist."--Rebecca Bengal "vogue.com "
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Book Description Harry N. Abrams, New York, 1986. Soft cover. Condition: New. No Jacket. Reprint 1986 from original 1959 edition. Published by Harry N. Abrams. Large softcover without DJ as issued. Condition new, square tight and clean book, spine not creased, sharp corners, no edgewear, no names no underlinings no highlights, no bent page corners, not a reminder.4to, 96 pages, illustrated throughout with photographs by Philippe Halsman. Seller Inventory # 017905
Book Description Harry N. Abrams (October 5, 1986), 1986. Condition: new. Seller Inventory # think0810923386
Book Description Harry N. Abrams, 1986. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0810923386
Book Description Harry N. Abrams, 1986. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0810923386
Book Description Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # SX-0810923386