02 novembre 2009

"Faces of Fashion", Celebrating the Century in Fashion @ Peter Fetterman Gallery

Horst P. Horst, Coco Chanel, Paris 1937. Platinum/palladium print. Photo: Courtesy Peter Fetterman Gallery SANTA MONICA, CA.- Peter Fetterman Gallery in Santa Monica celebrates the beauty and elegance of fashion photography with two outstanding exhibitions. “Lillian Bassman: Women” includes more than 50 images (many of them not seen since publication) by the 93-year-old doyenne of 20th Century fashion photography. Ms. Bassman (born 1917 in Brooklyn, New York) was appointed Art Director at Junior Bazaar in 1945, assigning... [Lire la suite]
11 juillet 2009

Richard Avedon , Photographs 1946-2004 @ the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA)

Richard Avedon, Willem de Kooning, painter, Springs, Long Island, New York, August 18, 1969; © 2009 The Richard Avedon Foundation. SAN FRANCISCO, CA.- As a highlight of its summer exhibitions schedule, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) presents Richard Avedon: Photographs 1946–2004, on view from July 11 through November 29, 2009. Widely celebrated as one of America's preeminent photographers, Avedon was among the first to challenge the conventional boundaries between studio photography and reportage. Some of his... [Lire la suite]