Arnold Crane | the artist




The artist Arnold Crane
Born 1932, Chicago, USA.

Style and technique of the artist: Photography,

-Arnold H. Crane-


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Arnold Crane has worn many hats. Starting out as a portrait photographer, a press photographer, a photojournalist/author, a curator of photography, and so forth…
Arnold Crane has been a photographer for the last 62 years, although he started out as a trial lawyer. Arnold’s passion for photography has taken him to all corners of the globe. He is a member of the White House Press Photographers Association, and he is well known for his black and white female nudes. Arnold’s most important contribution to photography, however, began after a chance meeting with Edward Steichen, curator of photography at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, in the late 1960’s. Steichen, after seeing some of Arnold’s candid shots of Man Ray, suggested that he photograph “all the photographers”. And so, a project thirty years in the making was born…
Ich habe versucht, das Leben des Porträtierten nicht zu unterbrechen. Ich verwandelte mich in eine Fliege an der Wand und sagte: “Schau, ich bin nur hier, um dem Moment ein Denkmal zu setzen – nicht, um eine durchinszenierte Studioaufnahme zu machen.” Man muss Vertrauen schaffen. Außerdem wussten sie, dass ich ihnen nicht schaden wollte, da ich den Auftrag vom Museum of Modern Art hatte, dieses Projekt zu machen…


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