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.
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.
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.
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.
Yousuf Karsh photographed Albert Einstein at Princeton's Institute for Advanced Study in 1948. Most portrayed Einstein as a wild eyed eccentric whose theories had brought havoc in the world. Thirty years earlier he'd had won a Nobel Prize for his description of the physical universe.