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Henri Dauman

Born in Paris, 1933, Henri Dauman is a master photographer who has journeyed the world documenting the foremost historical events, personalities and cultural changes of the 20th century. As a feature photographer for LIFE Magazine he captured personalities & icons of politics, art, and culture ranging from John & Jacqueline Kennedy, to Andy Warhol, Elvis Presley, Marilyn Monroe and many others at telling moments of their lives.

For more than four decades, he worked with publishers and magazines such as New York Times, New York Magazine, Newsweek, Forbes, Smithsonian, and Town & Country.

Henri Dauman is the winner of numerous awards. In 1967 he was awarded the Picture Of The Year Award from the school of journalism of the University of Missouri. He has also received an Award of Excellence awarded to him by Communications Art Magazine. 35mm Photography, Photo, The Photography Catalog, Variety, The New York Times and Print Magazine have all featured professional articles discussing his work.

Dauman has exhibited at leading galleries and his prints are held in public and private collections throughout the world including The Tate Liverpool Museum, the German Historical Museum, The Museum Of Modern Art, NYC, The National Gallery of Canada, The National Portrait Gallery and Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C..

Dauman, a former director and vice-president of Cinergy Communications Corp. produced, directed and photographed a variety of productions for PBS, BBC, Granada and ORTF. He also taught photojournalism at the School of Visual Art in New York City and served for eleven years in many official capacities in the growth of ASMP, The American Society of Media Photographers. Edited and published THE BULLETIN Magazine, 1974-75, and conceptualized, edited and co-authored the first ASMP Business Practices Guide, 1972-73, which has been cited in numerous copyright legal decisions.

Henri Dauman’s work brings an extraordinary, invaluable visual record that reflects American and European styles, urban lands


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