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Arnold Newman

AKA Arnold Abner Newman

Born: 3-Mar-1918
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 6-Jun-2006
Location of death: Manhattan, NY
Cause of death: Heart Failure

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Photographer

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Environmental portraitist

Known for his practice of capturing his subjects in the setting in which they worked, a technique which was described as "environmental portraiture." Noted sitters included Igor Stravinsky (at his piano), Marcel Duchamp, Pablo Picasso, and Alfried Krupp.

Father: (hotelier)
Brother: (two brothers)
Wife: Augusta Rubenstein (m. 1949, two sons)
Son: Eric
Son: David

    High School: Miami Beach, FL (1936)
    University: Art, University of Miami (1936-38, dropped out)
    Professor: Photography, Cooper Union


Author of books:
Bravo Stravinsky (1967, photography)
The Great British (1979, photography)
One Mind's Eye (1974, photography)
Faces USA (1978, photography)
Artists: Portraits From Four Decades (1980, photography)
Arnold Newman: Five Decades (1986, photography)
Arnold Newman's Americans (1992, photography)
Arnold Newman (1999, photography)

Is the subject of documentaries:
The Image Makers: The Environment of Arnold Newman, 1977

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