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Bert Glinn

Born in: 1925

United States

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Bert Glinn photographed stars, personalities, and lifestyle subjects.  A long illustrious photo career beginning in the 1950s, Burt Glinn worked commercially and editorially for more than five decades in the USA and abroad. Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, photographer Burt Glinn (1925-2008) worked for Life magazine before becoming a freelancer at Magnum. Glinn became an associate member of Magnum in 1951 along with Eve Arnold and Dennis Stock - the first Americans to join the young photo agency - and a full member in 1954.  Versatile and technically brilliant, Glinn was one of Magnum's great corporate and advertising photographers. He also made his mark with spectacular color series on the South Seas. Japan, Russia, Mexico and California.  Glinn published A Portrait of All the Russias and A Portrait of Japan.  His reportages have appeared in Esquire, Geo, Travel and Leisure, Fortune, Life and Paris-Match.  He has covered the Sinai War, the US Marine invasion of Lebanon and Fidel Castro's takeover of Cuba.  In the 1990's he completed an extensive photo essay on the topic of medical science. He received numerous awards for his editorial and commercial photography.

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  • Photography Black and white

  • Photography Iconic

  • Photography Pop Art

  • American Artist

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Bert Glinn, Andy Warhol, Edie Sedgwick, Chuck Wein, New York City, Photography

Bert Glinn

Andy Warhol, Edie Sedgwick, Chuck Wein, New York City, 1965
24 x 20 inch


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