Duane Michals: Portraits


A comprehensive overview of more than a half century of portrait photographs by one of our era’s most influential – and entertaining – artists.


ISBN: 9780500544877 Category:

Duane Michals

Additional information

Weight 1410 g
Dimensions 30.2 x 25.1 cm
Publisher name Thames and Hudson Ltd
Publication date 13 October 2017
Number of pages 176
Format Hardback
Dimensions 30.2 x 25.1 cm
Weight 1410 g
Duane Michals was born in McKeesport, a suburb of Pittsburgh, where he took studio art classes at the Carnegie Institute. He received a BA from the University of Denver and attended Parsons School of Design in New York City. Michals's photographic career commenced in 1958, when he travelled to Russia with a borrowed camera and made portraits of people on the streets. Over the following decades, he worked as a freelance photographer for magazines including Vogue, Esquire, Mademoiselle and Life, doing fashion photography and portraits. Michals was made an Officier in France's Ordre des Arts et des Lettres in 1993, and he was honoured with the International Center of Photography Infinity Award for Art, in 1989, and the Foto EspaƱa International Award in 2001. He lives and works in New York City.