For over half a century of photojournalism, Henri Dauman has journeyed the world documenting the historical events, personalities, and cultural changes of the 20th-century.
As a feature photographer for Life magazine he captured personalities from the political world such as John and Jacqueline Kennedy, Richard Nixon, and celebrities from the world of art and pop culture like Andy Warhol, Elvis Presley, Marilyn Monroe, and many others.
By the mid 1960's, Dauman's contract with Life magazine had offered him opportunities to work with other publishers and magazines such as the New York Times, New York magazine, Newsweek,and Forbes.
Henri Dauman is the winner of numerous awards, including the 1967 Picture Of The Year Award from the School of Journalism of the University of Missouri, and the Award of Excellence fromCommunications Art magazine.
His work is held in private collections and has been exhibited in several group shows, including:
* Tate Liverpool (Liverpool, UK), "The American Supermarket," 2002 (traveling show: The National Gallery of Canada)
* Deutsches Historisches Museum (Berlin), "John F. Kennedy," 2003
* Kasher Gallery (New York City), "The Magnum Archive: Vintage 20th Century," 2005
* Bonni Benrubi Gallery, (New York City), "Flashback: The Sixties," 1999
* Pace MacGill Gallery (New York City), "Richard Nixon Campaigning," 1995
* Museum Of Modern Art (New York City), "New York Looking-up," essay represented in the permanent collection
Henri Dauman's work brings an extraordinary and invaluable visual record that reflects American and European styles, urban landscapes, icons, cultural values, and political concerns of the twentieth century.