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Inventory of the Karl Bissinger Papers
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Karl Bissinger (1914- ), photojournalist and activist, was a friend of Julian Beck and Judith Malina, co-founders of The Living Theatre. Bissinger served as an occassional photographer of the Theatre and its performances. His Papers contain correspondence, ephemera, photographs, posters, and programs pertaining to Living Theatre productions.
Karl Bissinger was born in Cincinnati, Ohio in 1914. He had a career as a photojournalist, serving as staff photographer at Flair and portraitist for Harper's Bazaar, Vogue, and Town & Country. His book, The Luminous Years: Portraits at Mid-Century (2003), contains examples of his portrait photography.
2.4 linear feet
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