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Katharine Hepburn (Photos by Munkácsi)

Martin Munkácsi, [Katharine Hepburn, Hartford], 1935 (2007.110.1395) Harper’s Bazaar, February 1935, pp. 38-39 (photo by Martin Munkácsi) Katharine Hepburn takes off from her native Hartford in gray gabardine trousers, gray flannel coat, white wool scarf. She likes this get-up for … Continue reading

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“The Full Circle”

Photo of Hiroko Matsumoto by Richard Avedon. On the cover: Cardin’s “Butterfly” dress – a giant chrysanthemum of spiraling petals, centered by a blazing cluster of diamonds cascading the shoulder. This exquisitely gentle fall of frosted pink silk chiffon bares … Continue reading

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Lillian Bassman, 1917-2012

Lillian Bassman, Lisa Fonssagrives, New York, 1961 Lillian Bassman, Across the Restaurant, 1949 Lillian Bassman, Harper’s Bazaar, Barbara Miller, Paris, 1949 A New York City native, Lillian Bassman studied textile design in high school and modeled for the Art Students … Continue reading

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David Seidner: From Fashion to Flowers

David Seidner, Tina Chow/Chanel, 1984 David Seidner, Helena Bonham Carter, 1998 David Seidner, Valentino, Italian Vogue, 1984 David Seidner, Pink Orchid, 1999 David Seidner (1957-1999) was best known as a fashion photographer during the 1980s and 90s.  He moved to Paris … Continue reading

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Hearst Castle

Martín Munkácsi, [Gardens, Hearst Ranch, San Simeon, California], 1933 Martín Munkácsi, [William Randolph Hearst in his study, Hearst Ranch, San Simeon, California], 1933 Martín Munkácsi, [Tennis court and garden, Hearst Ranch, San Simeon, California], 1933 Martín Munkácsi, [Group, including Carmel … Continue reading

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Lillian Bassman

Lillian Bassman, Lisa Fonssagrives, New York, 1961 Lillian Bassman, Harper’s Bazaar, Barbara Miller, Paris, 1949 Lillian Bassman, Across the Restaurant, 1949 (printed 1994) The photographic career of Lillian Bassman (b. 1917) encapsulates the multi-valenced trajectories of many professionals in the … Continue reading

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