Portraits by Alexander Liberman
Alexander Liberman Photography Archive, ca. 1925–ca. 1998 (Series I, Artists and Personalities)
This digitized section of the Alexander Liberman Photography Archive comprises 1,500 photographs of artists and personalities from the 20th century. Produced between 1925 and 1998, these portraits by Alexander Liberman (1912–1999) capture artists at work or in their studios, and often document works in progress or finished works of art.
This collection contains photographs of more than 240 American and European artists, including Georges Braque, Paul Cézanne, Salvador Dalí, Willem de Kooning, Marcel Duchamp, Max Ernst, Alberto Giacometti, Wassily Kandinsky, Henri Matisse, Barnett Newman, Pablo Picasso, Robert Rauschenberg, and Mark Rothko.
A sculptor and graphic designer as well as a photographer, Liberman was for 50 years the highly influential director of Condé Nast Publications and the art director of Vogue.