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“Invisible Dali” Salvador Dalí by Philippe Halsman, 1954

“Invisible Dali” Salvador Dalí by Philippe...

Portrait from the book Dali's Mustache (1954) by Philippe Halsman, the book features thirty-six pictures of the artist and his unmistakable mustache. Philippe Halsman's best-known photographs are of the surrealist artist Salvador Dalí, whom he first met in 1941.

Ibrahim Ferrer by Cristina Piza, 1998

Ibrahim Ferrer by Cristina Piza, 1998

A 1998 portrait by Cristina Piza of the legendary Ibrahim Ferrer, an Afro-Cuban singer and musician. He performed with many musical groups including the Conjunto Sorpresa, Orquesta Chepin-Choven and Afro-Cuban All Stars. Later in life, Ferrer became a member of the internationally successful Buena Vista Social Club.

Tom Clancy by Annie Leibovitz, 1990

Tom Clancy by Annie Leibovitz, 1990

Tom Clancy was famous American novelist and historian best known for his technically detailed espionage and military science story lines, set during and after the Cold War.

Ché Guevara by Liborio Noval, 1962

Ché Guevara by Liborio Noval, 1962

EXHIBITION ‘CHE GUEVARA - IMAGES OF REVOLUTION’ at Museum der Moderne in Salzburg, Austria. Exhibition running through Feb. 3, 2013

© Liborio Noval, ca. 1962, Portrait of Ernesto Che Guevara

James Dean by Phil Stern, 1955

James Dean by Phil Stern, 1955

James Dean portrait by Philip "Snapdragon" Stern, an American photographer noted for his iconic portraits of Hollywood stars.

Warren Beatty by Floyd McCarty, USA 1967

Warren Beatty by Floyd McCarty, USA 1967

On the set of the American biographical crime film ‘Bonnie & Clyde’. The film received Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actress (Estelle Parsons) and Best Cinematography (Burnett Guffey). It was among the first 100 films selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry.

Marilyn Monroe by Philippe Halsman, 1952

Marilyn Monroe by Philippe Halsman, 1952

Life Magazine Cover photo by the legendary Philippe Halsman, a Russian born, American portrait photographer.

His 1961 book Halsman on the Creation of Photographic Ideas, discussed ways for photographers to produce unusual pieces of work by following six rules:

Zhou Enlai by Marc Riboud, France 1971

Zhou Enlai by Marc Riboud, France 1971

The first Premier of the People's Republic of China, photographed by Marc Riboud, during an interview with Alain Peyrefitte of France, 1971. That same year, the United States finally gave up its opposition, and the PRC gained China's seat within the United Nations.