Ben Rose

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Ben Rose (1916 – 1980) was an American photographer.

Ben Rose started as a photographer when he was a young man. He was graduated from the Pennsylvania Museum and School of Industrial Art in 1938 and where he taught Photography and Advertising Photography from 1945–1950.[1] His first show at the A-D Galley was in 1941 with Arnold Newman with whom he had grown up in Atlantic City.[2] He has been noted for his contribution of high technology and electronics to photography by designer Louis Dorfman.[3]

He, together with Irving Penn, was part of the "Philadelphia Group" that had studied with Alexey Brodovitch in the 1930s.[4]


Books that have been illustrated with Ben Rose's photography include:


  1. ^ Notable Alumni Archived February 22, 2007, at the Wayback Machine. retrieved December 26, 2006
  2. ^ PM Magazine Volume 6 Issue 2, December-January 1941-1942 retrieved December 26, 2006
  3. ^ Photography:"The Past 35 Years, ASMP Bulletin Archived October 4, 2006, at the Wayback Machine. retrieved December 26, 2006
  4. ^ An Interview with Arnold Newman Archived December 6, 2006, at the Wayback Machine. the interview was taped on April 1, 1993 retrieved December 26, 2006