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Born in New York City in 1930, Ken Heyman first became interested in photography in high school. Later, during his student days at Columbia College-which were interrupted by a two-year stint in the army-his skill as a photographer grew, but still regarded photography as no more than a hobby. Then two events in college helped to direct him toward his career in photography. First, he sent off selections of his work to two national photography annuals and was pleased, indeed surprised, when both indicated they were eager to print his pictures-and did.

 But perhaps more important was his becoming a student of the distinguished anthropologist Margaret Mead. To fulfil a term paper requirement in one of her courses, Mr. Heyman submitted a photographic essay that interested the famous professor. Out of this began a friendship and collaboration that continued for more than twenty years.

 Their first collaboration began shortly after his graduation from Columbia in 1956, when she invited him to go with her to take pictures in Bali. Other field trips followed: some with Mead and others where he went alone. Since then, ken Heyman has photographed in more than sixty countries. These photographs have appeared in major exhibits and in two books co-authored with Margaret Mead: Family (1965) and World Enough (1976).

 Ken Heyman has done photographic assignments for many magazines, including Life. He has worked for the U.S. Information Agency, photographing Alliance for Progress projects in Latin America, and for several photographic agencies, including Rapho Guillumette Agency and Magnum.

 Shows of Mr. Heyman's work have been held at the Museum of Modern Art (1963), the Hallmark Gallery (1965), The International Center for Photography in New York City (1976), The Zabriskie Gallery in Paris (1995). Ken Heyman's work has brought him a number of awards including "The World Understanding award," considered to be one of the top awards in photography. It is given "to honor the photographer whose work has contributed most to a better understanding among the world's people."

 Ken Heyman has done many books in addition to Family and World Enough. His recent works includes twenty-two books for children written by Ann Morris. The multicultural perspective in these acclaimed books reflects Heyman's varied experience and his ability to sensitively interpret the human condition.

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Photography, Surreal Cemetery, Ken Heyman

Surreal Cemetery

Ken Heyman

Photography - 27.9 x 35.6 x 1.3 cm Photography - 11 x 14 x 0.5 inch

$4,800

Photography, Men Working, Ken Heyman

Men Working

Ken Heyman

Photography - 27.9 x 35.6 x 1.3 cm Photography - 11 x 14 x 0.5 inch

$4,800

Photography, Man Holding Woman Head, Ken Heyman

Man Holding Woman Head

Ken Heyman

Photography - 35.6 x 27.9 x 1.3 cm Photography - 14 x 11 x 0.5 inch

$4,800

Photography, Woman and Child by the Beach, Ken Heyman

Woman and Child by the Beach

Ken Heyman

Photography - 35.6 x 27.9 x 1.3 cm Photography - 14 x 11 x 0.5 inch

$4,800

Photography, Woman Holding Child on Beach, Ken Heyman

Woman Holding Child on Beach

Ken Heyman

Photography - 35.6 x 27.9 x 1.3 cm Photography - 14 x 11 x 0.5 inch

$4,800

Photography, Man Standing in Front of House, Ken Heyman

Man Standing in Front of House

Ken Heyman

Photography - 27.9 x 35.6 x 1.3 cm Photography - 11 x 14 x 0.5 inch

$4,800

Photography, Woman Holding out Hand, Ken Heyman

Woman Holding out Hand

Ken Heyman

Photography - 27.9 x 35.6 x 1.3 cm Photography - 11 x 14 x 0.5 inch

$4,800

Photography, Boys Playing, Ken Heyman

Boys Playing

Ken Heyman

Photography - 27.9 x 35.6 x 1.3 cm Photography - 11 x 14 x 0.5 inch

$4,800

Photography, Dancers, Ken Heyman

Dancers

Ken Heyman

Photography - 35.6 x 27.9 x 1.3 cm Photography - 14 x 11 x 0.5 inch

$4,800

Photography, Washington Square Park, Ken Heyman

Washington Square Park

Ken Heyman

Photography - 27.9 x 35.6 x 1.3 cm Photography - 11 x 14 x 0.5 inch

$4,800

Photography, Superman Parade, Ken Heyman

Superman Parade

Ken Heyman

Photography - 27.9 x 35.6 x 1.3 cm Photography - 11 x 14 x 0.5 inch

$4,800

Photography, Dog Wash, Ken Heyman

Dog Wash

Ken Heyman

Photography - 27.9 x 35.6 x 1.3 cm Photography - 11 x 14 x 0.5 inch

$4,800

Photography, Basketball, Ken Heyman

Basketball

Ken Heyman

Photography - 27.9 x 35.6 x 1.3 cm Photography - 11 x 14 x 0.5 inch

$4,800

Photography, Dancing, Ken Heyman

Dancing

Ken Heyman

Photography - 27.9 x 35.6 x 1.3 cm Photography - 11 x 14 x 0.5 inch

$4,800

Photography, Ram Dad, Ken Heyman

Ram Dad

Ken Heyman

Photography - 27.9 x 35.6 x 1.3 cm Photography - 11 x 14 x 0.5 inch

$4,800

Photography, Busy Street, Ken Heyman

Busy Street

Ken Heyman

Photography - 27.9 x 35.6 x 1.3 cm Photography - 11 x 14 x 0.5 inch

$4,800

Photography, Headstand, Ken Heyman

Headstand

Ken Heyman

Photography - 27.9 x 35.6 x 1.3 cm Photography - 11 x 14 x 0.5 inch

$4,800

Photography, Children in Boat, Ken Heyman

Children in Boat

Ken Heyman

Photography - 27.9 x 35.6 x 1.3 cm Photography - 11 x 14 x 0.5 inch

$4,800

Photography, Woman Reading, Ken Heyman

Woman Reading

Ken Heyman

Photography - 27.9 x 35.6 x 1.3 cm Photography - 11 x 14 x 0.5 inch

$4,800

Photography, Kids with Cows, Ken Heyman

Kids with Cows

Ken Heyman

Photography - 27.9 x 35.6 x 1.3 cm Photography - 11 x 14 x 0.5 inch

$4,800

Photography, The Pop Artists: Group Shot - New York, 1964, Ken Heyman

The Pop Artists: Group Shot - New York, 1964

Ken Heyman

Photography - 58.4 x 40.6 cm Photography - 23 x 16 inch

$19,700

Photography, Andy Warhol, New York, 1964, Ken Heyman

Andy Warhol, New York, 1964

Ken Heyman

Photography - 35.6 x 29.2 x 1.3 cm Photography - 14 x 11.5 x 0.5 inch

$4,800

Photography, James Rosenquist in Studio 2, 1964, Ken Heyman

James Rosenquist in Studio 2, 1964

Ken Heyman

Photography - 35.6 x 29.2 x 1.3 cm Photography - 14 x 11.5 x 0.5 inch

$4,800

Photography, Andy Warhol with 16mm Film Projector, 1964, Ken Heyman

Andy Warhol with 16mm Film Projector, 1964

Ken Heyman

Photography - 29.2 x 35.6 x 1.3 cm Photography - 11.5 x 14 x 0.5 inch

$4,800

Photography, Claes Oldenburg, 1964, Ken Heyman

Claes Oldenburg, 1964

Ken Heyman

Photography - 29.2 x 35.6 x 1.3 cm Photography - 11.5 x 14 x 0.5 inch

$4,800

Photography, James Rosenquist in Studio, 1964, Ken Heyman

James Rosenquist in Studio, 1964

Ken Heyman

Photography - 29.2 x 35.6 x 1.3 cm Photography - 11.5 x 14 x 0.5 inch

$4,800

Photography, Andy Warhol with Portraits, 1964, Ken Heyman

Andy Warhol with Portraits, 1964

Ken Heyman

Photography - 29.2 x 35.6 x 1.3 cm Photography - 11.5 x 14 x 0.5 inch

$4,800

Photography, Andy Warhol, Campbell's Soup, 1964, Ken Heyman

Andy Warhol, Campbell's Soup, 1964

Ken Heyman

Photography - 29.2 x 35.6 x 1.3 cm Photography - 11.5 x 14 x 0.5 inch

$4,800

Photography, Roy Lichtenstein in Mirror, 1964, Ken Heyman

Roy Lichtenstein in Mirror, 1964

Ken Heyman

Photography - 29.2 x 35.6 x 1.3 cm Photography - 11.5 x 14 x 0.5 inch

$4,800

Photography, Andy Warhol with Boxes, 1964, Ken Heyman

Andy Warhol with Boxes, 1964

Ken Heyman

Photography - 35.6 x 29.2 x 1.3 cm Photography - 14 x 11.5 x 0.5 inch

$4,800

Photography, Roy Lichtenstein, 1964, Ken Heyman

Roy Lichtenstein, 1964

Ken Heyman

Photography - 29.2 x 35.6 x 1.3 cm Photography - 11.5 x 14 x 0.5 inch

$4,800

Photography, Andy Warhol on Throne, 1964, Ken Heyman

Andy Warhol on Throne, 1964

Ken Heyman

Photography - 35.6 x 29.2 x 1.3 cm Photography - 14 x 11.5 x 0.5 inch

$4,800

Photography, Group Shot - New York, 1964, Ken Heyman

Group Shot - New York, 1964

Ken Heyman

Photography - 29.2 x 35.6 x 1.3 cm Photography - 11.5 x 14 x 0.5 inch

$4,800

Photography, Tom Wesselmann in Studio, 1964, Ken Heyman

Tom Wesselmann in Studio, 1964

Ken Heyman

Photography - 29.2 x 35.6 x 1.3 cm Photography - 11.5 x 14 x 0.5 inch

$4,800

Photography, Pop Artists Portfolio, Ken Heyman

Pop Artists Portfolio

Ken Heyman

Photography - 29.2 x 35.6 x 1.3 cm Photography - 11.5 x 14 x 0.5 inch

$35,000

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The year of birth of the artist is: 1930