Liberman, Alexander, 1912-1999

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Birth 1912-09-04
Death 1999-11-19

Biographical notes:

d. November 19, 1999.

From the description of Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122312385

Russian-born artist and photographer, Liberman was for 50 years the influential director of Condé Nast Publications and art director of Vogue.

From the description of Alexander Liberman photography archive, ca. 1925-ca. 1998. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 85172344

Alexander Semeonovitch Liberman (1912-1999) was a sculptor, painter, photographer, graphic designer, and publishing executive working in Paris and New York.

From the description of Alexander Liberman papers, circa 1885-2005. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 710020552

Biographical / Historical Note

Russian-born artist and photographer, who for 50 years was the director of Condé Nast Publications, and art director of Vogue magazine.

Liberman photographed contemporary artists, places, friends and family from about 1925 until circa 1995. He published several books of his photographs, including The artist in his studio (1960, 1988), Greece : gods and art (1968), Marlene : an intimate photographic memoir (1992), Campodiglio : Michelangelo's Roman capitol (1994), Then : photographs 1925-1995 (1995), and Prayers in stone (1998).

From the guide to the Alexander Liberman photography archive, circa 1925-1998, undated, (The Getty Research Institute Special Collections 1200 Getty Center Drive, Suite 1100 Los Angeles, California, 90049-1688 (310) 440-7390)


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