Marvin E. Newman

Presentation

Born in the Bronx, Marvin E. Newman is an American photographer, best known for his award - winning sports photography. At age 16, Newman attended Brooklyn College , where he studied sculpture and photography with Walter Rosenblum. In 1948, Newman briefly joined the Photo League where he took classes with John Ebstel. He moved to Chicago in 1949 to study at the Institute of Design with Harry Callahan and Aaron Siskind. After obtaining his degree in 1952, Newam moved back to New York City. The following year, his work was included in the Museum of Modern Art’s “AAlways the Young Stranger”” (1953).


Newman has authored or coauthored eight books on the subject of photography. His work has appeared in many publications, including Sports Illustrated, Life, Look, Newsweek, and Smithsonian. In 1983, he served as the national president of the American Society of Magazine Photographers. He was the recipient of the Lucia Award for his achievements in sports photography in 2009. Notably, his work was included the celebrated exhibition “Radical Camera: New York’s Photo League 1936 - 1951,” which was shown at the Jewish Museum in New York, the Columbus Museum of Art in Ohio, the Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco, and the Norton Museum of Art in West Palm Beach between 2012 and 2013. The artist currently lives and works in New York City.

Biography

Public collections

The Museum Of Modern Art, New York, NY

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

The Art Institute of Chicago

The National Gallery, Washington, DC

Eastman House Museum, Rochester

International Center of Photography, New York, NY

The Hallmark Collection, Kansas City

The Whitney Museum, New York, NY

The Houston Museum, Texas

The Columbus Museum, Ohio

The Jewish Museum, New York, NY