Arnold Newman, Self-portrait, P, 1938. Gelatin silver print © 1938, Arnold Newman/Getty Images. Image courtesy of the Contemporary Jewish Museum.
The “Arnold Newman: Masterclass,”exhibition at the Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco features more than 200 vintage black and white photographs taken by Arnold Newman, one of the 20thcentury’s most influential portrait photographers in a career that spanned 70 years.
His subjects included Truman Capote, Salvador Dali, Pablo Picasso, Grandma Moses and Igor Stravinsky. Through Feb. 1, 2015. Admission: Free to $12. Contemporary Jewish Museum, 736 Mission St., S.F. (415) 655-7800, www.cjm.org, www.arnoldnewman.com.