|Dates: ||1913 - 1990|
|Active: ||Great Britain|
Fashion photographer who continually displayed versatility throughout his long career.
Elizabeth Smith and Eric Franck Fine Art (London) have been appointed as managers of the Norman Parkinson Archives as of December 2005.
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|Family history |
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|Norman Parkinson: Coming, St Martins Lane / Going, St Martins Lane|| |
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|Wikipedia has a biography of this photographer.||Show on this site||Go to website|
|Getty Research, Los Angeles, USA has an ULAN (Union List of Artists Names Online) entry for this photographer. This is useful for checking names and they frequently provide a brief biography.|| ||Go to website|
The following books are useful starting points to obtain brief biographies but they are not substitutes for the monographs on individual photographers.
|• Beaton, Cecil & Buckland, Gail 1975 The Magic Eye: The Genius of Photography from 1839 to the Present Day (Boston and Toronto: Little, Brown & Company) p.229 [Useful short biographies with personal asides and one or more example images.] |
• Evans, Martin Marix (Executive ed.) 1995 Contemporary Photographers [Third Edition] (St. James Press - An International Thomson Publishing Company) [Expensive reference work but highly informative.]
• Lenman, Robin (ed.) 2005 The Oxford Companion to the Photograph (Oxford: Oxford University Press) [Includes a short biography on Norman Parkinson.]
Photographic collections are a useful means of examining large numbers of photographs by a single photographer on-line.
|Library of Congress, Washington, USA |
Approximate number of records: 3 records of sets (28, 62, 64) of contact sheets
Note: A single record may contain more than one photograph.
|"A photographer without a magazine behind him is like a farmer without fields."|
|"I like to make people look as good as they‘d like to look, and with luck, a shade better."|
|"The camera can be the most deadly weapon since the assassin‘s bullet. Or it can be the lotion of the heart."|