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If ever a photographer has been a witness to history it has been Harry Benson. Beginning his career of over 6o years in Glasgow, Scotland, his talent, ambition and resourcefulness has put him in the forefront of the great events of his time. It is almost unbelievable that one photographer has witnessed and documented so many major historical moments, and with such beauty, skill, and heart. He was there when the Berlin Wall went up and when it came down. He was there for the civil rights movement and on the Freedom Marches. He followed the Kennedys' and Robert Kennedy's campaign and assassination. He was even on the plane with the Beatles when they arrived in America. All the while he was making memorable photographs. Harry Benson has recorded the social scene with portraits of the most celebrated personalities of the last century. His work has appeared in Life, Vanity Fair, The New Yorker and People. His awards are numerous including the CBE (Commander of the British Empire). He has published twelve books and his work has been shown widely, including exhibitions at the National Portrait Galleries in Washington and Edinburgh, Scotland.


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Horst P. Horst Lanvin Fashion, Paris, 1937

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Horst P. Horst Costume Design by Salvador Dali for Dream of Venus, 1939

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Horst P. Horst Tall Fashion, New York, 1963

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Horst P. Horst Lisa: “I Love You,” Paris, 1938

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Philippe Halsman Jean Cocteau’s Painting Comes to Life, 1949

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Erwin Blumenfeld Dayton’s, 1955

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Horst P. Horst Costume Designs by Salvador Dali for his Ballet Bacchanale, Paris, 1939

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Philippe Halsman In Voluptas Mars, 1941

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Sheila Metzner The Kiss, Fendi, 1986

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David Seidner Darriela Stinea, Jacques Lecone hat, 1987

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David Seidner Darriela Stinea, Jacques Lecone hat, 1987

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David Seidner Darriela Stinea, Jacques Lecone hat, 1987

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David Seidner Darriela Stinea, Jacques Lecone hat, 1987

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David Seidner Darriela Stinea, Jacques Lecone hat, 1987

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David Seidner Darriela Stinea, Jacques Lecone hat, 1987

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David Seidner Darriela Stinea, Jacques Lecone hat, 1987

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David Seidner Darriela Stinea, Jacques Lecone hat, 1987

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David Seidner Darriela Stinea, Jacques Lecone hat, 1987

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David Seidner Darriela Stinea, Jacques Lecone hat, 1987

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David Seidner Darriela Stinea, Jacques Lecone hat, 1987

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David Seidner Darriela Stinea, Jacques Lecone hat, 1987

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David Seidner Darriela Stinea, Jacques Lecone hat, 1987

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David Seidner Darriela Stinea, Jacques Lecone hat, 1987

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David Seidner Darriela Stinea, Jacques Lecone hat, 1987

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David Seidner Darriela Stinea, Jacques Lecone hat, 1987

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David Seidner Darriela Stinea, Jacques Lecone hat, 1987

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David Seidner Darriela Stinea, Jacques Lecone hat, 1987

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David Seidner Darriela Stinea, Jacques Lecone hat, 1987

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David Seidner Darriela Stinea, Jacques Lecone hat, 1987

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David Seidner Darriela Stinea, Jacques Lecone hat, 1987

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David Seidner Darriela Stinea, Jacques Lecone hat, 1987

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David Seidner Darriela Stinea, Jacques Lecone hat, 1987

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David Seidner Darriela Stinea, Jacques Lecone hat, 1987

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David Seidner Darriela Stinea, Jacques Lecone hat, 1987

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David Seidner Darriela Stinea, Jacques Lecone hat, 1987

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David Seidner Darriela Stinea, Jacques Lecone hat, 1987

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