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  • William Klein
  • born 1928
Biography
Works
"Audiences, to become audiences, buy entree from Galopin at the Ritz. With two phones and more languages, he assigns tickets to the few."
"George of the Ritz where the monde gathers for cocktails and reassuring conversation."
"Grand Famille: Duc de Levis Mirepoix"
"Gratin Bien Lavé: Louise de Vilmorin
"Public-relations expert George Cravenne, who keeps at his finger tips the revealing 'first-night' dossier, a card file that is a roster of those who count in the haut monde."
"Social Queen: Vicomtesse Marie-Laure de Noailles"
"The Parisian finds no immorality in luxury. He responds to elegance with taste and style, and knows how to savor beauty like the connoisseur he is"
“Aristocracy marks the carriage, facial expression and habiliments of le Tout Paris and le Monde at two of their favorite haunts, the races at Longchamp (top) and the Opera (bottom).”
“Aristocracy marks the carriage, facial expression and habiliments of le Tout Paris and le Monde at two of their favorite haunts, the races at Longchamp (top) and the Opera (bottom).”
“At the funeral of the fabulous Albert, for twenty-four years headwaiter extraordinaire at Maxim’s gather grief-stricken grooms, waiters, cooks, sommeliers and maîtres d’hôtel…"
“Pascal, of the Café de Flore, poises his tray in the eye of a hurricane. Steady, observant, he watches impassively while the subterraneans roar around him”
New York
  • William Klein
    born 1928
  • New York, 1954
  • gelatin silver print
  • Museum purchase: Peter T. Bohan Art Acquisition Fund
  • Not on display
  • 1985.0146