Barbara Mullen’s celebrated twenty-inch waist is at the center of Flat Hat Bare Back, which Bassman shot for Harper’s Bazaar in 1958. The formal, compositional elements of black-and-white fashion photography, which have since become Bassman’s...
Black-and-white photography; Gelatin silver print; Women photographers; Fashion
The photograph depicts a somewhat messy interior space, perhaps a hotel room. There are several open suitcases on the bed and bedside table, and clothes are visible in the closet, which has been left open. The high ceiling and stage lighting in the...
Color photography; Color print; Female nude in art; Photography of the nude; Bedroom furniture
While Lange considers her photographic work to be far removed from her film career, the pictures produced do have an appropriately cinematic quality to them. Her images of Mexico, swell with a quiet stillness, a sense of arrested time. Mexico (24)...
Group of men demolish structure while salvaging some materials -- doors, bricks, wood. Some bricks are loaded into the back of a truck while other materials are stacked at the worksite. The building has numerous attached signs which advertise...
Architectural photography; Cityscapes (representations); Cityscape photography; Gelatin silver print; New York (N. Y.); Documentary photography; Urban life
A women sits on a bed with her head in her hand, wearing a purple robe looking up at another fully dressed woman who stands with her back to the camera, her hands in her pockets. The two women are most likely Cowin. A man lies on the bed in a stark...
Color photography; Women; Women photographers; Men; Bedroom furniture; Bedding
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