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Art Shay
Frank Sinatra, "The Rat Pack", Las Vegas

1961

$3,500

About

For over 70 years, Art Shay has documented his life, combining his gifts of storytelling, humor and empathy. Born in 1922, he grew up in the Bronx and then served as a navigator in the U.S. Army Air Forces in World War II, during which he flew 30 bomber missions and 22 aid missions. From 1947-1949, while on staff as a writer for Life magazine, Shay wrote hundreds of bylines while helping out some of the greatest of Life's photographers. In 1949, Shay became a Chicago-based freelance photographer, landing thousands of assignments for Life, Time, Sports Illustrated and other national publications. Shay photographed nine US Presidents & major literary,business, entertainment, science and political figures of the 20th century. A world class street photographer, Shay wondered countless miles throughout the 1950s exploring the city with author Nelson Algren, the winner of the first National Book Award.

Details

  • Creator
  • Creation Year
    1961
  • Dimensions
    Height: 20 in. (50.8 cm)Width: 24 in. (60.96 cm)
  • Medium
  • Period
  • Condition
  • Gallery Location
    Santa Monica, CA
  • Reference Number
    1stDibs: LU14715052

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