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Long acclaimed as the father of modern photojournalism, Alfred Eisenstaedt has chronicled the last century with more published photographs than any other photographer in history.

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Notable Awards: National Medal of the Arts, International Understanding Award for Outstanding Achievement, Photographic Society of America Achievement Award, Photographer of the Year, Encyclopaedia Britannica

Achievements: Time magazine heralded Eisenstaedt's "V-J Day, Times Square, 1945" as one of the ten greatest images in the history of photojournalism. Previous exhibitions include Moma, the Whitney Museum of American Art and the International Center of Photography.

 


Children at Puppet Theatre
Paris, France 1963
by Alfred Eisenstaedt
Alfred Eisenstaedt (1898 - 1995)
Alfred Eisenstaedt, VJ Day, The Kiss
VJ Day, The Kiss
New York, New York 1945
Gelatin Silver
by Alfred Eisenstaedt
© Time Inc.
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Work Surface: Archival Paper Size: 20.0 x 16.0 Certificate: Yes
Signed: Yes Edition Size: 250 Condition: Pristine

While many servicemen and women were photographed this day, Alfred Eisenstaedt's photograph of the sailor kissing the nurse became the icon. VJ Day Times Square has been a resounding symbol of why love triumphs war and how America found relief in the silence of the guns. This photograph is a signed, limited edition gelatin silver print available as seen above at GALLERY M. Contact us online today or at 1.877.331.8401.
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