Robert Doisneau

The Vogue Years

Author: Robert Doisneau,Edmonde Charles-Roux

Publisher: Flammarion

ISBN: 9782080203175

Category: Photography

Page: 360

View: 1953

From high-society balls and fashion shoots to portraits of artists and scenes from urban life in France, this handsome volume--which features an open spine binding so that it lays flat to show off the photographs to their best advantage--showcases Doisneau's best photographs for Vogue Paris. Celebrated photographer Robert Doisneau worked for Vogue from 1949 until 1965, illustrating a postwar France filled with a renewed zest for life. His little-known images of haute couture featured models like Brigitte Bardot and Bettina, who he photographed in the studio and out on the streets. He chronicled the members of the caf� society in their stately homes and at glamorous costume galas, dancing the night away. Best known for his humanist approach, he masterfully captured scenes from everyday life--from the grace of a wedding procession over a footbridge to the petulance of a child impatient for cake. Doisneau's photographs captured the spirit of the era and featured celebrities like Karen Blixen, Picasso, Colette, and Jean Cocteau, as well as jazz musicians, movie stars, and humble craftsmen at work. Legendary Vogue editor in chief Edmonde Charles-Roux's personal homage to the photographer--who was her friend and colleague--offers intimate insight into the man behind the camera, as complex and beautiful as the people and places he immortalized.
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The Best of Doisneau

Paris

Author: Robert Doisneau

Publisher: Flammarion-Pere Castor

ISBN: 9782080202178

Category: Photography

Page: 190

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Robert Doisneaus playful approach to capturing Parisian street scenes on camera earned him recognition as one of the twentieth centurys most important photographers. Doisneaus ability to infuse images of daily life with poetic nuance has given enduring popular appeal to his work. In this new volume, he leads us on an entrancing tour into Parisian gardens, along the Seine, and through crowds of Parisians. Workers, paupers, lovers, jugglers, children, dancers Doisneaus lens captures all, in myriad lights and moods. Sometimes humorous, often ironic, and unfailingly tender, his iconic oeuvre reflects the Paris of our dreams. This pocket edition features 175 photographs, including thirty previously unpublished images, that capture the essence of Paris. Composed, structured images appear alongside impromptu snapshots of Parisian life, demonstrating the range of Doisneaus talent as both artist and photojournalist.
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(Not Quite) Mastering the Art of French Living

Author: Mark Greenside

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.

ISBN: 1510731113

Category: Travel

Page: 276

View: 5627

Every year upon arriving in Plobien, the small Breton town where he spends his summers, American writer Mark Greenside picks back up where he left off with his faux-pas–filled Francophile life. Mellowed and humbled, but not daunted (OK, slightly daunted), he faces imminent concerns: What does he cook for a French person? Who has the right-of-way when entering or exiting a roundabout? Where does he pay for a parking ticket? And most dauntingly of all, when can he touch the tomatoes? Despite the two decades that have passed since Greenside’s snap decision to buy a house in Brittany and begin a bi-continental life, the quirks of French living still manage to confound him. Continuing the journey begun in his 2009 memoir about beginning life in France, (Not Quite) Mastering the Art of French Living details Greenside’s daily adventures in his adopted French home, where the simplest tasks are never straightforward but always end in a great story. Through some hits and lots of misses, he learns the rules of engagement, how he gets what he needs—which is not necessarily what he thinks he wants—and how to be grateful and thankful when (especially when) he fails, which is more often than he can believe. Introducing the English-speaking world to the region of Brittany in the tradition of Peter Mayle’s homage to Provence, Mark Greenside’s first book, I’ll Never Be French, continues to be among the bestselling books about the region today. Experienced Francophiles and armchair travelers alike will delight in this new chapter exploring the practical and philosophical questions of French life, vividly brought to life by Greenside’s humor and affection for his community.
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Vogue Weddings

Brides, Dresses, Designers

Author: Vera Wang,Hamish Bowles

Publisher: Alfred a Knopf Incorporated

ISBN: 0307957063

Category: Photography

Page: 372

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Culled from the last five decades of Vogue, a sumptuous collection of 400 color and black-and-white photographs of weddings and wedding dresses includes images taken by such celebrated photographers as Irving Penn, Helmut Newton and Annie Liebovitz.
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Doisneau

Author: Robert Doisneau

Publisher: Flammarion-Pere Castor

ISBN: 9782080300645

Category: Photography

Page: 191

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Shares intimate photography of the private lives of seventy-five forefront artists working in Paris between 1937 and today, in a visual record that includes images of such figures as Picasso, Marcel Duchamp, and Le Corbusier.
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Dreaming in French

The Paris Years of Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy, Susan Sontag, and Angela Davis

Author: Alice Kaplan

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

ISBN: 0226424405

Category: History

Page: 272

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A year in Paris . . . since World War II, countless American students have been lured by that vision—and been transformed by their sojourn in the City of Light. Dreaming in French tells three stories of that experience, and how it changed the lives of three extraordinary American women. All three women would go on to become icons, key figures in American cultural, intellectual, and political life, but when they embarked for France, they were young, little-known, uncertain about their future, and drawn to the culture, sophistication, and drama that only Paris could offer. Yet their backgrounds and their dreams couldn’t have been more different. Jacqueline Bouvier was a twenty-year-old debutante, a Catholic girl from a wealthy East Coast family. Susan Sontag was twenty-four, a precocious Jewish intellectual from a North Hollywood family of modest means, and Paris was a refuge from motherhood, a failing marriage, and graduate work in philosophy at Oxford. Angela Davis, a French major at Brandeis from a prominent African American family in Birmingham, Alabama, found herself the only black student in her year abroad program—in a summer when all the news from Birmingham was of unprecedented racial violence. Kaplan takes readers into the lives, hopes, and ambitions of these young women, tracing their paths to Paris and tracking the discoveries, intellectual adventures, friendships, and loves that they found there. For all three women, France was far from a passing fancy; rather, Kaplan shows, the year abroad continued to influence them, a significant part of their intellectual and cultural makeup, for the rest of their lives. Jackie Kennedy carried her love of France to the White House and to her later career as a book editor, bringing her cultural and linguistic fluency to everything from art and diplomacy to fashion and historic restoration—to the extent that many, including Jackie herself, worried that she might seem “too French.” Sontag found in France a model for the life of the mind that she was determined to lead; the intellectual world she observed from afar during that first year in Paris inspired her most important work and remained a key influence—to be grappled with, explored, and transcended—the rest of her life. Davis, meanwhile, found that her Parisian vantage strengthened her sense of political exile from racism at home and brought a sense of solidarity with Algerian independence. For her, Paris was a city of political commitment, activism, and militancy, qualities that would deeply inform her own revolutionary agenda and soon make her a hero to the French writers she had once studied. Kaplan, whose own junior year abroad played a prominent role in her classic memoir, French Lessons, spins these three quite different stories into one evocative biography, brimming with the ferment and yearnings of youth and shot through with the knowledge of how a single year—and a magical city—can change a whole life. No one who has ever dreamed of Paris should miss it.
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Gloss

The Work of Chris Von Wangenheim

Author: Mauricio Padilha,Roger Padilha,Steven Klein

Publisher: Rizzoli Publications

ISBN: 0847845001

Category: Photography

Page: 288

View: 5907

The first monograph on notorious photographer Chris von Wangenheim, whose shocking work epitomized the glamour and excess of the 1970s and reflected the fashionable underworld living life on the edge. Between the years 1968 and 1981, photographer Chris von Wangenheim shocked the world with a body of work that explored sex, violence, and danger in the realm of high fashion. Von Wangenheim's dark photographs were emblematic of the time--an era that encompassed Deep Throat, the sexual revolution, punk, and porn--and continually challenged the viewers' taste by its stylized depictions of suggestive (and often harrowing) narratives. His images appeared in every top fashion publication--including Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, Vogue Italia, and Interview--and he produced unforgettable campaigns for Dior and Valentino until he died in a car accident at age 39. This book, the first monograph on von Wangenheim's career, contains over two hundred provocative and iconic images from this tumultuous era, including never-before-seen outtakes from memorable shoots with such supermodels as Christie Brinkley, Lisa Taylor, and the late Gia Carangi. Drawing on interviews with models, editors, art directors, and photographers who were influenced by him, the Padilhas revive von Wangenheim's explosive depictions of the glamour and excess of the 1970s for a contemporary audience and reveal how his work continues to inform fashion imagery today.
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Sheila Metzner: from Life

Author: Sheila Metzner

Publisher: Rizzoli International Publications

ISBN: 9780847859917

Category: Fashion photography

Page: 288

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This volume presents more than 300 photographs accompanied by the ground-breaking artist's enchanting stories of the inspirations behind her critically acclaimed work. The first female art director at Doyle Dane Bernbach advertising agency in the 1960s, Sheila Metzner became a photographer while raising five children. In 1978, one of Metzner's portraits became the hit of a controversial exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art; gallery shows and assignments from Alexander Liberman at Vogue soon followed. At a time when Avedon, Penn, and Piel commandeered its pages, Metzner became the first female photographer to receive steady work from Vogue. Always pushing artistic boundaries, Metzner's distinctive photographic aesthetic soon positioned her as a contemporary master not only in fashion photography but also in fine art, portraiture, still life, and landscape. With memoir-like vignettes that accompany her photos, this book is a deeply personal look at the artist's career as a peer to fashion and film luminaries such as Diane Arbus and Richard Avedon.
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Coastal California

The Pacific Coast Highway and Beyond

Author: Jake Rajs

Publisher: Rizzoli Publications

ISBN: 0847861090

Category: California

Page: 256

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An unprecedented book showcasing the California coast via the Pacific Coast Highway and beyond. As America stands to the rest of the world, so stands California to America--a shining promise of endless possibility. California is both dream and reality. Coastal California is for anyone who has felt the lure of a Pacific sunset. From the physical beauty of Monterey to the grandeur of Southern California, photographer Jake Rajs displays his skillful command of capturing the coastline and Pacific Ocean in every season and the land that is affected by it. Including such locations as Redwood National Park, Point Reyes National Seashore, Sausalito, Huntington Beach, Long Beach, and Pacific Palisades, Coastal California is sure to be the gift book of the year for those who feel the rush of the Pacific Coast Highway and those who just dream of it.
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Palm Springs 1960

Author: Robert Doisneau

Publisher: Flammarion-Pere Castor

ISBN: 9782080301291

Category: Photography

Page: 155

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A fresh and unexpected collection of Robert Doisneaus color photography captures the glamour and nostalgia of Palm Springs in the early 1960s. In 1961, celebrated French photographer Robert Doisneau was invited by Fortune magazine to cover Palm Springs, the hottest travel destination of the day. This renowned paradise catered to Hollywoods affluent and reached international acclaim as an indulgent playground for the rich and famous, as well as a silverhaired and well-heeled clientele. It was a world of swimming pools awash with bobbing beehives, martini-fueled parties, and relaxed golf sets, all unfolding against the desert backdrop of this California oasis. While there, Doisneau took hundreds of photographs, twenty-three of which were published in the magazine. The rest have been rediscovered in his archives and one hundred are featured in this unprecedented volume. Doisneau is most recognized for his black and white portraits of Parisian street scenes. This rare color collectionwhich includes a facsimile reproduction of Doisneaus original Fortune articleprovides a fresh perspective into his photographic legacy, as well a unique occasion to revisit the early years of one of Americas legendary destinations.
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The Italian Gentleman

Author: Hugo Jacomet,Lyle Roblin

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780500518571

Category: Fashion design

Page: 303

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London may have Savile Row and Paris its luxury houses, but nowhere can compete with the essence of Italy's nonchalant elegance: sprezzatura. This book presents the most in-depth look at the designers, tailors and artisans who for generations have defined the very notion of Italian style. From such fabled names as Rubinacci and Kiton to highly sought-after global brands like Zegna, more than fifty iconic Italian menswear houses are featured for their individual style and commitment to upholding the values of quality and timelessness. Featuring lavish photographs, with close-ups of subtle, exquisite details, most taken specially for this publication, The Italian Gentleman explores the world behind the finished garments - the ateliers and hidden shops where legends are born. Including iconic brands alongside fabric mills, shirting, accessories and shoemaking, this timely publication is a tribute to true Italian style with today's modern man in mind.
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Francis Marshall

Drawing Fashion

Author: Oriole Cullen

Publisher: Victoria & Albert Museum

ISBN: 9781851779505

Category:

Page: 160

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This book opens an exciting and extensive archive of fashion illustration by Francis Marshall (1901-1980), held at the V&A. Marshall's career coincided with the golden age of fashion illustration and commercial art. For much of the 20th century, he was one of Britain's most prolific and highly regarded fashion illustrators, yet today his work remains relatively unknown. Unlike his gregarious contemporary Cecil Beaton, Marshall was a retiring character, not interested in self-promotion and preferring to focus on his work. His drawings are characterized by careful observation, verve and wit - he has been celebrated as a 'master of line', always at his best when drawing from life.0Active from the 1920s until the 1960s, Marshall's work was published widely, from Vogue magazine to the more accessible and widely read pages of the Daily Mail. He also worked extensively in advertising, for companies such as Jaeger, Fortnum and Mason, Liberty and Elizabeth Arden, and released several books - ranging from manuals on drawing fashion or ballet, to the nostalgic records of fashionable society London West and An Englishman in New York. 0This new book shines a light on this sometimes-forgotten master, at a time when fashion illustration is very much in style.
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National Geographic Dawn to Dark Photographs

The Magic of Light

Author: National Geographic Society (U.S.)

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 1426215673

Category: Day

Page: 400

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"The latest entry in National Geographic's popular photo line gives readers a front-row seat to the wonders of landscape photography. Choosing from among the world's best portfolios, curators at National Geographic have arranged a symphony of photographs that tell the story of a single day, from dawn's first light to the closing moments of sunset, from daylight to dark. Short legends accompany every photograph to explain the picture, the scene it conveys, or how the photographer captured it, along with quotations from literature that provide historical context. With the widest possible array of perspectives, close-ups, and details, these photos present a lifetime of vision, each page a new experience of time and light"--
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Paris Vogue

covers 1920-2009

Author: Sonia Rachline

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Design

Page: 207

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Vogue is eccentric, amusing, and nonconformist. Vogue is provocative and avant-garde: it breaks with convention. This book brings together in one volume some ninety years' worth of iconic Paris Vogue covers, both illustrated and photographic. A magazine that has documented trends for nearly a century provides an archive full of more than pretty pictures: these images record the history of style and chic, of trends in fashion and design, as well as the month-to-month whims of popular culture. Among the covers are creations by some of the greatest artists of their era: distinguished illustrators such as Lepape, Gruau, and Benito, and photographers like Man Ray, Steichen, Newton, Bourdin, and Testino. Here, too, are iconic faces: Catherine Deneuve, Twiggy, Audrey Hepburn, Brigitte Bardot, Kate Moss, and more.
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@NatGeo

The Most Popular Instagram Photos

Author: N.A

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 1426217102

Category: Art

Page: 334

View: 5874

Featuring the most liked, commented on, and favorite photos from National Geographic & s iconic Instagram account, @NatGeo is a winning combination of expertly curated and favorite National Geographic photographs from the company & s iconic Instagram account. National Geographic, or @natgeo, is the world's top noncelebrity account on Instagram, with nearly 50 million followers and over one billion likes on its 7,000+ images posted. Embracing the diversity of the account and weaving in social media trends such as hashtags, throwbacks, flashbacks, and of course animals, @NatGeo & s stunning imagery will delight and inspire. --Publisher.
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Robert Doisneau: Musicians

Author: Robert Doisneau,Clementine Doroudille

Publisher: Flammarion

ISBN: 9782080203748

Category:

Page: 192

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Previously unpublished photographs and iconic portraits of musicians from the 1950s through the 1980s offer a new perspective on Doisneau's remarkable talent. Master photographer Robert Doisneau's passion for the joyful energy inherent in the music world comes alive in images that cover the musical spectrum, from classical and jazz to be-bop to the roots of modern rap and alternative rock. With camera in hand, Doisneau crisscrossed Paris to capture intimate moments with star musicians such as Eartha Kitt in a jazz club, Django Reinhardt at home, and Yehudi Menuhin backstage, or with locals at a neighborhood dance or jamming in a brass band. His portraits were commissioned for stars from Juliette Gréco to Charles Aznavour to Claude François, and a new generation of musicians in the 1980s including Rita Mitsouko and Les Négresses Vertes. This book--curated by the photographer's granddaughter to accompany an exhibition at the Philharmonie de Paris--includes more than one hundred photographs, many previously unpublished, that showcase the artist's mastery in editing, special effects, photomontage, collage, photo distortions, and splits.
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Visual Methodologies

An Introduction to Researching with Visual Materials

Author: Gillian Rose

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1446254011

Category: Social Science

Page: 408

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"If you need to carry out research into visuals then Rose's book provides straight forward practical assistance for how to do so... She explains clearly how we can deal with the visual from diverse approaches such as content analysis, semiotics, psychoanalysis and discourse analysis, all explained carefully, using examples, in terms of the stages of a research project." - David Machin, Cardiff University "The authoritative introductory text on the methods of visual research. Conveying the richness and excitement of visual culture research, Rose expertly navigates across a range of methodologies, explaining in detail their particular usefulness and limitations through practical examples." - Julie Doyle, University of Brighton "A welcome overview of the state of the field. Visual Methodologies succeeds both as an introductory text, certain to be widely adopted in the classroom, and as a sophisticated refresher course for those who have followed the rapid maturation of this remarkable interdisciplinary discourse - Martin Jay, University of California, Berkeley With over 25,000 copies sold worldwide, Gillian Rose's book is the bestselling critical introduction to the study and analysis of visual culture. Each chapter provides a rigorous examination and demonstration of an individual methodology, with case studies, colour images, suggested further reading and visual examples throughout. Reflecting changes in the way society consumes and creates its visual content, the updated Third Edition includes: A companion website featuring additional examples of digital media, social media, and moving images. Visit www.sagepub.co.uk/rose An additional chapter and expanded coverage on social and new media, and more information on the mass media in general (TV, print and broadcasting) An expanded focus on how each method can be used in relation to a range of different visual materials A new chapter on how to use visual materials for research and the presentation of research findings. A now classic text, the book will be used by undergraduates, postgraduates, researchers and academics looking to understand and clearly grasp the complex debates and ideas in visual analysis and interpretation.
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The Last Days of Summer

The Photographs of Akila Berjaoui

Author: Akila Berjaoui

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783791382180

Category:

Page: 192

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In this book, photographer Akila Berjaoui shows how her love for the beach is inextricably linked with her artistic vision. Akila Berjaoui's incredibly sensual photographs often feature sand, sun, water--or a combination of all three. In her first book, this highly sought-after fashion photographer, armed with her favorite old analogue cameras, takes us to breathtaking seaside locations, from her hometown of Sydney, Australia, to the bathing hotspots of Italy, France, and Brazil, to name just a few. Much in the tradition of Slim Arons, Bruce Weber, Peter Beard, Claude Nori, and Juergen Teller--all of whom she regards as influences on her work--Berjaoui's photos harken back to the 1950s, '60s, '70s, and '80s with their soft colors and sultry joie de vivre. As a woman, Berjaoui is able to draw out her female subjects with a sense of kinship, rather than voyeurism. One of the world's most in-demand photographers, Akila Berjaoui is destined to make a name for herself in the field of travel, beauty, and lifestyle photography.
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[email protected] L Girls

Fashion's New Tribe

Author: Marko MacPherson

Publisher: Rizzoli Publications

ISBN: 0847858855

Category: Photography

Page: 280

View: 599

Today's leading online cultural influencers--the female bloggers, designers, entrepreneurs, and activists--who are shaping what's hot and what's not in fashion, beauty, and personal style. The fashion media landscape has evolved drastically with the emergence of fashion's newest vanguard of pioneering women, whose unique takes on fashion and beauty have propelled them to become true powerhouse personalities via their blogs, websites, and social-media profiles. These independent digital influencers, who sit in the front row of fashion shows, front major brand campaigns, and collaborate with luxury brands--whose sense of fashion and style thousands of followers now aspire to--have turned their online personalities into household names. Through intimate interviews and stunning photography by Marko MacPherson, this book presents to readers the worlds of these stylish mavens and how they dress and style themselves, whether filming a beauty video for YouTube, directing a fashion shoot, working from home on a blog, or on the streets flaunting their signature look. A marker of its time, [email protected] Girls features today's top social-media stars, such as Leandra Medine (The Man Repeller website), Chiara Ferragni (The Blonde Salad website), Ascia Al Faraj (Kuwait fashion blogger and YouTube star), and Andreja Pejic (notable transgender model/actor). This of-the-moment volume is a must-have for fashionistas, beauty lovers, and those interested in following--or following in the footsteps--of these inspirational women.
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Edward Steichen

Lives in Photography

Author: William A. Ewing

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Museum curators

Page: 335

View: 9545

Edward Steichen (18791973) is unquestionably one of the most prolific, versatile, influential and indeed controversial names in the history of photography. This volume, published to accompany the first posthumous European retrospective of his work, traces Steichens career trajectory from his early Pictorialist beginnings to his time working with Condé Nast and his Directorship at The Museum of Modern Art in New York.
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