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Thursday January 12, 2023
How William Klein wowed Orson Welles, influenced Federico Fellini and anticipated reality TV
William Klein won his first camera in a poker game in 1946. Every image he made after that was a little pokerish: street-wise, bluffing, anticipating, but intuitive and spontaneous, too. In a career spanning seven decades, he made some of the most famous fashion and documentary photographs, but also some of the most critical films about those worlds.