By Clare Hillier in New Photography on Friday 30 April 2010

Philippe Halsman is a genius photographer who during the 1950′s ended all his portrait sessions by asking the sitter to jump. Thankfully everyone from Richard Nixon to Dali and Audrey Hepburn said ‘How high?’ because the resulting series is one of mischief and glee. It is also a disarming look at some of the most famous names of Halsman’s time.

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