Henri Dauman is a master photographer who has journeyed the world documenting the foremost historical events, personalities and cultural changes of the 20th century. As a feature photographer for LIFE Magazine he captured personalities & icons of politics, art, and culture ranging from John & Jacqueline Kennedy, to Andy Warhol, Elvis Presley, Marilyn Monroe and many others at telling moments of their lives.
For more than four decades, he worked with other publishers and magazines such as New York Times, New York Magazine, Newsweek, Smithsonian and Town & Country.
In 1967 he was awarded with Picture Of The Year Award from the school of journalism of the University of Missouri. He has also received an Award of Excellence awarded to him by Communications Art Magazine. 35mm Photography, Photo, The Photography Catalog, Variety, The New York Times and Print Magazine have all featured professional articles discussing his work.
Dauman’s work has exhibited at leading galleries and his prints are held in public and private collections throughout the world, brings an extraordinary, invaluable visual record that reflects American and European styles, urban landscapes, icons, cultural values, and political concerns of the twentieth century.
Harpo Marx Gives his Classic ‘’Watch-out-here-I-come’’ Leer to Model Marianne Meldau, Algonquin Hotel, New York, 1961
Andy Warhol, 1964
JFK funeral, Washington, 1963
Cathryn Damon and Liza Minnelli
Denis Hopper and Peter Fond
Elizabeth Taylor, 1960
Elvis Presley’s Return to Graceland, Memphis Tennessee, 1960
Jean Renoir, 1961
Jackie Kennedy & John F. Kennedy Campaigning on Broadway, NYC, 1960
Marilyn Monroe and Arthur Miller at private screening of “Some like it hot”, 1959
Marlyn Mason with composer Elmer Bernstein
Marshall Mcluhan, 1966
Playwright Eugene Ionesco, Stockbridge Massachussetts, 1969
Prison, Clinton NY
Richard Nixon campaigning in New-York city
Rudy Vallee and Virginia Martin
Sunbathers, the Fontainebleau Hotel, Maimi Beach, Florida, 1968
Social security office
Morgan Freeman and Cab Calloway