Around That Time

Horst at Home in Vogue

Author: Valentine Lawford,Hamish Bowles,Horst P. Horst

Publisher: ABRAMS

ISBN: 9781419722240

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Page: 384

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"Vogue s Book of Houses, Gardens, People" (1968) was a landmark publication among decorating books, and it chronicles an important chapter in the history of "Vogue." "Vogue" s Horst P. Horst, a leading fashion photographer of his time, developed an intense interest in seeing the world s great homes and meeting their owners; beginning in the early 1960s, he journeyed in an elite world that would soon be lost. With accompanying lyrical essays about homes and their occupants by the famed writer Valentine Lawford (Horst s partner in work and life), the book is a virtual who s who of society, politics, and the arts in the mid-20th century. "Around That Time" showcases much of the material featured in the original book, plus never-before-seen photographs from those homes as well as images from additional homes Horst shot well into the 1980s. This book introduces this work to a new generation of design, decorating, and visual art professionals, academics, and enthusiasts."
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Encyclopedia of Twentieth-Century Photography, 3-Volume Set

Author: Lynne Warren

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135205361

Category: Photography

Page: 2042

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The Encyclopedia of Twentieth-Century Photography explores the vast international scope of twentieth-century photography and explains that history with a wide-ranging, interdisciplinary manner. This unique approach covers the aesthetic history of photography as an evolving art and documentary form, while also recognizing it as a developing technology and cultural force. This Encyclopedia presents the important developments, movements, photographers, photographic institutions, and theoretical aspects of the field along with information about equipment, techniques, and practical applications of photography. To bring this history alive for the reader, the set is illustrated in black and white throughout, and each volume contains a color plate section. A useful glossary of terms is also included.
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Work!

A Queer History of Modeling

Author: Elspeth H. Brown

Publisher: Duke University Press

ISBN: 147800214X

Category: Photography

Page: 368

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From the haute couture runways of Paris and New York and editorial photo shoots for glossy fashion magazines to reality television, models have been a ubiquitous staple of twentieth- and twenty-first-century American consumer culture. In Work! Elspeth H. Brown traces the history of modeling from the advent of photographic modeling in the early twentieth century to the rise of the supermodel in the 1980s. Brown outlines how the modeling industry sanitized and commercialized models' sex appeal in order to elicit and channel desire into buying goods. She shows how this new form of sexuality—whether exhibited in the Ziegfeld Follies girls' performance of Anglo-Saxon femininity or in African American models' portrayal of black glamour in the 1960s—became a central element in consumer capitalism and a practice that has always been shaped by queer sensibilities. By outlining the paradox that queerness lies at the center of capitalist heteronormativity and telling the largely unknown story of queer models and photographers, Brown offers an out of the ordinary history of twentieth-century American culture and capitalism.
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New York

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: New York (N.Y.)

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The heartbeat of fashion

F.C. Gundlach Collection

Author: F. C. Gundlach,Deichtorhallen Hamburg,NRW-Forum Kultur und Wirtschaft Düsseldorf

Publisher: Kerber Verlag

ISBN: N.A

Category: Design

Page: 309

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Fashion and fashion photography reflect the times that produce them; they are snapshots of an era and communicate the attitudes of a generation. The fashion photographer, like the fashion designer, has to anticipate trends, visualize ideas, and do this via images that men and women can identify with, whether consciously or unconsciously. This stunning new compendium of fashion photography (and art photography that documents fashion) contains images made as early as the 1840s and leads all the way up to today. There are society photographs, nudes, conceptual works, abstractions and documentary images. Photographers include Hill and Adamson, Madame d Ora, George Hoyningen-Huene, Yva, Regina Relang, Man Ray, Richard Avedon, Guy Bourdin, Robert Mapplethorpe, Alfred Eisenstaedt, Annie Leibovitz, Herlinde Koelbl, David LaChapelle, Peter Lindbergh, Wolfgang Tillmans, Merry Alpern, Ralph Gibson, Martin Kippenberger, Irving Penn, Edward Steichen, Cindy Sherman, and many others. Exquisitely printed on deluxe paper, The Heartbeat of Fashionwill appeal equally to lovers of fashion and photography, and makes an ideal gift for anyone with impeccable taste and an interest in the history of aesthetics.
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Horst portraits

60 years of style

Author: Horst,Terence Pepper,Robin Muir,National Portrait Gallery (Great Britain),Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Publisher: Harry N Abrams Inc

ISBN: N.A

Category: Photography

Page: 211

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Collects 170 of the twentieth-century photographer's portraits of actors, artists, models, royalties, and socialites, in a volume complemented by extensive notes on both the subjects and sittings and a complete chronology.
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Horst

portraits : Paris, London, New York

Author: Horst,Terence Pepper,National Portrait Gallery (Great Britain)

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Photography

Page: 211

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Vanity Fair, the portraits

a century of iconic images

Author: Graydon Carter,Christopher Hitchens,David Friend,Terence Pepper

Publisher: Harry N. Abrams

ISBN: N.A

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 383

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Spanning the ninety-five-year history of Vanity Fair, a remarkable array of iconic portraits features three hundred full-color and black-and-white photographic images by such renowned photographers as Edward Steichen, Cecil Beaton, Annie Leibovitz, and Mario Testino of famed figures from the worlds of film, art, music, sports, business, and politics.
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