28 February, 2016 14:00

The exhibition ‘Astonish Me’, at the Kunsthal Rotterdam is a retrospective of work by Philippe Halsman (1906 -1979), one of the greatest photographers of the 20th century. Halsman is well-known for his portraits of famous people and for his collaboration with Salvador Dalí and Alfred Hitchcock.

On Sunday February 28th at 2 pm, Irene Halsman, Philippe Halsmans daughter and co-director of the Halsman Archive, will give a lecture titled ‘Halsman at work’. Hear the behind-the-scenes stories of the making of some of the most memorable images of Philippe Halsman.

The lecture is free of charge with a regular Kunsthal entrance ticket and starts at 2 pm in the Auditorium of the Kunsthal. Please let us know if you join us through reserveren@kunsthal.nl


Philippe Halsman family, 1950.png
USA. 1950. The HALSMAN family. Left to right: Jane, Yvonne, Philippe and Irène. © Philippe Halsman / Magnum Photos
Kunsthal & Cookies
During your online visit to Kunsthal Rotterdam we always use functional and analytical cookies. To show you content such as videos and advertisements based on your interests, we ask your permission to use marketing cookies. You can adjust your preferences at any time. Read our cookie statement and updated privacy statement.
These cookies enables the website to work like it should. These cookies are not optional.
These cookies are set by third parties, like YouTube or Vimeo.
These cookies allow us to measure the usage of the website and improve it accordingly.
These cookies allow our advertising partners to offer content tailormade for you.
When you disable categories, some functionality in the website might not work correctly. It's possible to change your preferences at any time. More information.