Stravinsky in a Conversation. This totally made my day. Stravinsky drinking Scotch with Nicolas Nabokov, talking about paparazzi, consulting his Russian-English dictionary (“diligent”), getting the camera crew to drink up, learning bad news about Cocteau. (via)
“There’s a reason so many of Newman’s portraits have become the iconic images of artists such as Stravinsky and Picasso. Entering their space, Newman managed to capture something of these artists’ inner lives.”
Read the Austin American-Statesman’s review of “Arnold Newman: Masterclass.”
Caption: Arnold Newman, Igor Stravinsky, 1945. Contact sheet of four negatives with Newman’s marks and cropping lines.