Solo Exhibitions

“Portraits et Nus”, Galerie de la Pleiade, Paris, France, 1936

“The Elite of Russia”, 49th International Salon of Photographic Art, Carnegie Institute Galleries, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1962

“Philippe Halsman”, Smithsonian Photography Gallery, Washington DC, 1963

“Sight and Insight”, Tokyo, Japan, 1973

“Halsman Retrospective”, International Center of Photography, New York, 1979

“The Un-Retouched Halsman”, Neikrug Galleries, New York, 1980

“Philippe Halsman”, Stephen White Gallery, Los Angeles, California, 1979

“Philippe Halsman”, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, California, 1982

“Portraits”, Galerie Zur Stockeregg, Zurich, 1985

“101 Covers of LIFE”, Drew University, Madison, NJ, 1985

“Philippe Halsman: A Retrospective”, PaineWebber Gallery, New York, 1986

“Halsman Photographs Warhol”, Nahan Gallery, New York, 1989

“Philippe Halsman”, LIFE Gallery of Photography, New York, 1989

“A New Look at Halsman: The Life Magazine Years 1940-50’s”, Staley Wise, New York, 1991

“Dali’s Schnurrbart, Galerie zur Stockeregg”, Zurich, Switzerland 1991

“Dali by Halsman, Southeast Museum of Photography”, Daytona Beach, Florida, 1993

“Philippe Halsman: A Retrospective”, National Portrait Gallery, Washington DC, 1998

Exhibit traveled to:
Center for Creative Photography, Tucson, Arizona,1999
Currier Gallery, Manchester, New Hampshire, 2000
Hotel de Sully, Paris, 2001
National Portrait Gallery, London, 2001

“Halsman / Dali”, Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York, New York, 2004

“Photographs from Paris in the 1930s”, Poligrafiku Kulturas Nams, Riga, Latvia, 2007

”Philippe Halsman”, Galerie Stephen Hoffman, Munich, Germany, 2006

“Halsman: Photographs from Paris in the 1930s”, Riga, Latvia, 2007

”Philippe Halsman: American Artists”, Montclair Art Museum, New Jersey, 2007

“Jump”, Laurence Miller Gallery, New York, New York, 2010

”Dali by Halsman”, Fundacio Salvador Dali, Pubol, Spain, 2011

“Jumping with Love”, Sejong Center for the Performing Arts, Seoul, Korea, 2013

“Astonish Me!”, Musée de l’Elysée, Lausanne, Switzerland, January 29 – May 11, 2014.

Exhibition will travel to:
Jeu de Paume, Paris (October 13, 2015 – February 2, 2016)
Kunsthal Rotterdam (February 27 – June 5, 2016)
CaixaForum, Barcelona (July 19 – October 30, 2016)
CaixaForum, Madrid (December 29, 2016 – March 3, 2017)

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“Photographie Contemporaine”, Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris, France 1936

“Portraits d’Ecrivains”, Galerie de la Pleaide, Paris, 1937

“La Parisienne de 1900 à 1937”, Galerie de la Pleaide, Paris, 1937

“Musicians”, MoMA, New York, New York, 1948

“Memorable LIFE Photographs”, MoMA, New York, 1951

“Women”, The Overseas Press Club, New York, New York, 1956

“Photographs From the Museum Collection”, selected by Edward Steichen, MoMA, New York, 1958

“Photokina: International Photo and Cinema Exhibition”, Cologne, Germany, 1963

“Pre-Pop: Dali-Halsman”, The Gallery of Modern Art, New York, 1967

“Photography USA”, United States Information Agency, 1977

“Art About Art”, Whitney Museum, New York, New York, 1978

“Photos from the Sam Wagstaff Collection”, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, 1978

“LIFE: The First Decade 1936-1945”, Grey Art Gallery, NYU, 1979

“Fleeting Gestures: Dance Photographs”, ICP,  New York, 1980

“Polaroid Photographs”, Clarence Kennedy Gallery, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1983

LIFE The Second Decade: 1946-1955”, LIFE Gallery of Photography, New York, 1984

“Magnum Photographs from the Archives 1932-1967”, Pace / MacGill, New York, 1985

“Flashback: The Fifties, Bonni Benrubi Gallery”, New York, New York, 1988

“LIFE: Through the Sixties, International Center of Photography”, New York, 1989

“Photo 89”, Nieuwe Kerk, Amsterdam, Holland, 1989

“Hollywood: Identity Under the Guise of Celebrity”, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, California, 1992

“Les Annees 60”, Salon du Livre et de la Presse, Geneva, Switzerland, 1992

“Jean Cocteau, a Photo Biography”, French Cultural Services, New York, 1992

“100 Years of Broadway”, International Center of Photography, New York, 1993

“Fashion”, Galerie zur Stockeregg, Zurich, Switzerland, 1994

“Magnum Cinema, Royal Festival Hall, London, England, 1995
Exhibit traveled to: Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome, Italy, 1995

“A Year in the World: 1968, Magnum Photographs”, Newseum, New York, 1998

“Innovation / Imagination”, Ansel Adams Center, San Francisco, California, 1999

“Dali”, Mitsukoshi Museum of Art, Tokyo, 1999

“Marilyn: Life of a Legend”, County Hall Gallery, London, England, 2003

“Photojournalism 1930-70: Recent Gifts to the Victoria and Albert Museum”, London, England, 2003

“Dali und die Magier der Mehrdeutigkeit”, Museum Kunst Palast, Dusseldorf, Germany, 2003

“Jump! Photographers get off the ground”, National Gallery of Australia, 2003

“A Clear Vision”, Haus der Photographie / Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany, 2004

“Women of Our Time”, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, California, 2004

“Marilyn Monroe Photographs”, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel, 2004

“Made in the Shade”, Pace / Macgill, New York, 2005

“Dali Retrospective”, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Pennsylvania, 2005

“Sight and Insight: The Quest for Hidden Truth”, ArteF, Zurich, Switzerland, 2005

“I Wanna Be Loved By You”, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York, 2005

“Looking at LIFE”, Galerie Stephen Hoffman, Munich, Germany, 2005

“64 Degrees of Separation”, New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, Louisiana, 2005

“Superstars — Das Prinzip Prominenz in der Kunst –Von Warhol bis Madonna”, Kunsthalle Vienna, Austria, 2006

“Marilyn — Legende, Mythos und Ikone”, Kunsthaus, Hamburg, Germany, 2006

“Marilyn”, Staley-Wise Gallery, New York, 2006

“The Sexy Mediterranean”, Duncan Miller Gallery, Los Angeles, California, 2006

“Dali: Painting and Film”, MoMA, New York, 2008

“Magnum Photos: 60 years”, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Holland, 2008

“Old Masters”, Galerie ‘t Fotokabinet, Amsterdam, Holland, 2008

“Famous People”, Famous Photos, Galerie Sho Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan, 2008

“Street & Studio”, Tate Modern, London, England, 2008

“Unknown Halsman”, Magnum Gallery, Paris, France, 2008

“9 Decades of Fashion Photography”, Camera Work, Berlin, Germany, 2008

“An Enduring Friendship: Ansel Adams and Georgia O’Keeffe”, Scott Nichols Gallery, San Francisco, California, 2009

“New Acquisitions”, MoMA, New York, 2009

“Le Paradis, ou Presque : Los Angeles [1865-2008]”, Musée de l’Elysée , Lausanne, 2009

“Grace Kelly”, Kurpfälzisches Museum, Heidelberg, Germany, 2010

“Faces of our Times”, Atlas Gallery, London, England, 2010

“15 Minutes of Fame: Portraits from Ansel Adams to Andy Warhol”, Orange County Museum of Art, California 2010

“Past (Present) Future II, Laurence Miller Gallery”, New York, New York, 2010

“Human Images of 20th Century”, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Japan, 2010

“Dali: The Late Work”, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia, 2011

“Let Your Motto Be Resistance”: African American Portraits, North Carolina University Art Museum, North Carolina, 2011

“Picturing Marilyn”, Milk Gallery, New York, New York, 2011

“Beauty Culture”, Annenberg Space for Photography, Los Angeles, California, 2011

“Oeuvres Choisies”, Magnum Gallery, Paris, France, 2011

“Making Faces”, Portland Museum of Art, Portland, Oregon, 2012

“Magnum Contact Sheets”, International Center of Photography, New York, 2012

“Dali”, Centre Pompidou, Paris, 2012

“Les Ateliers de Dali”, Fundacio Salvador Dali, Pubol, Spain, 2013

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“Award of Merit”, 33rd Annual National Exhibition of Advertising and Editorial Art and Design, The Art Directors Club, 1954

“Certificate of Merit”, Professional Photographers of America, Inc., 1954, 1961, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1969, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1977

“Award for Photography”, Art Directors Club of Chicago, 25th Annual Exhibition, 1957

Chosen as One of the Worlds Ten Greatest Photographers by Vote of Outstanding Photographers, Art Directors, Critics and Teachers in an International Poll conducted by Popular Photography, 1958

Special Award in Recognition of Outstanding Contribution to the Art of Illustration, Society of Illustrators, 1961

“Certificate of Gratitude and Appreciation”, Photonika International Photo and Cinema Exhibition, Cologne, 1963

“The Newhouse Citation for Significant Contributions to the Field of Visual Communication”, Newhouse School of Journalism, Syracuse University, 1963

Certificate of Achievement, The Artists Guild of Philadelphia, 1964

Photographic Excellence Special Award, New York World’s Fair, 1964-1965

“The Golden Plate,” American Academy of Achievement, 1967

“Certificate of Merit”, Art Directors Club of New York 49th Annual Exhibition, 1969

“100th LIFE cover”, 1970

“Life Achievement in Photography Award”, American Society of Magazine Photographers (ASMP), 1975

The Photographic Administrators Award for Outstanding Contributions to Photographic Education, 1975

Honored Photographer, International Center of Photography — 10th Anniversary Celebration, 1984

Art Directors Club (NY) 70th Annual Merit Award “In Quest of Dali,” 1991

“Grateful Appreciation Medallion”, National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian, 1999


First President of ASMP (American Society of Magazine Photographers), 1945

Founding Member, Famous Photographers School, 1962

Teacher “Psychological Portraiture” The New School, New York, New York, 1971-76

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Museum of Modern Art, New YorkMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York
National Portrait Gallery, Washington D.C.Photographic History Collection, National Museum of American History, Washington
Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.George Eastman House, Rochester, New York
Royal Photographic Society, London, England
Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris, France
Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo
International Center of Photography, New YorkSan Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California
New York Public Library: Billy Rose Theatre Collection; Dance Collection, New York
Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York
Denver Art Museum, Denver, Colorado
Salvador Dali Museum, St. Petersburg, Florida
Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, Massachusetts
New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, Louisiana
Polaroid Collection, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, ConnecticutMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
Hallmark Photographic Collection, Kansas City, Missouri
Norton Simon Museum, Los Angeles, California
J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, California
Fundacio Gala – Salvador Dali, Figueres, Spain
The Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England
Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts


Halsman photo of Einstein printed on Bank of Israel currency, 1968

US Postage Stamps;
Adlai Stevenson, 1965
Albert Einstein, 1966
John Steinbeck, 1979
Richard Nixon, 1995

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