About This Artwork

Milton Halberstadt
American, 1919–2000

Norm Martin, 1940/41

Gelatin silver print
39.7 x 32 cm (image/paper)
Unmarked recto; stamped verso, on mount, center, in black ink: "Reproduction rights remain the / property of the photographer. / No reproduction without written / consent."; inscribed, signed and printed on sticker affixed to verso, on mount, center, in black and blue ink: "NORM MARTIN / CHICAGO [inscribed in black ink] / MHalberstadt [signed in black ink] / M. HALBERSTADT ILLUSTRATION PHOTOGRAPHY / 243 VALLEJO STREET SAN FRANCISCO 11 [printed in black ink] / 1940 [inscribed in black ink] / "VISION IN MOTION" [inscribed in blue ink]"

Acquired through a grant from the Lloyd A. Fry Foundation; gift of Susan Ehrens and Leland Rice, 1998.26

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago, "Taken by Design: Photographs from The Institute of Design, 1937–1971," March 2–May 12, 2002; traveled to San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, July 20–October 20, 2002; and Philadelphia Museum of Art, December 7, 2002–March 2, 2003. (David Travis and Elizabeth Siegel)

Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago, "Pieced Together: Photomontage from the Collection," May 22–September 19, 2004. (Elizabeth Siegel)

Publication History

Travis, David and Elizabeth Siegel. 2002. “Taken by Design: Photographs from the Institute of Design, 1937–1971.” Exh. cat. Art Institute of Chicago/University of Chicago Press. p. 51, cat. 56, pl. 29.

Interpretive Resources

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