DANCE PHOTOGRAPHY- Modernist images by Gordon Anthony

BALLET PHOTOGRAPHY AND ANTHONY GORDON In the 1930’s of the 20th century, dance photography was widespread. It investigated  beauty, the dynamics of movement, gestures, and poses. Dance photography researches and documents the full potentiality of the body.  It evokes the strain and the emotional strength indispensable to …

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FASHION REPRESENTATION- La Gazette du Bon Ton- 1912-1925

“ The study of fashion illustration through the ages now has a place as an important source – these days called material culture – for historians, ethnographers, and scientists, as it always has for fashion designers, costume designers, filmmakers, artists, connoisseurs and collectors.” Julian Robinson from The …

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BARON DE MEYER – THE ARISTOCRAT PHOTOGRAPHER

IN SEARCH OF BEAUTY It is very unfortunate that today Baron de Meyer’s artistic photography is so ignored by photographers. Much of the innovations he brought to photography influenced much of the photographic work being done in studios can be traced to him. “A dead society can …

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