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by Marina Schinz,William A. Ewing

eBook Blumenfeld: A Fetish for Beauty download ISBN: 0500542023
Author: Marina Schinz,William A. Ewing
Publisher: Thames and Hudson Ltd (September 9, 1996)
Language: English
Pages: 256
ePub: 1534 kb
Fb2: 1907 kb
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Category: Art and Photo
Subcategory: Individual Artists

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In Blumenfeld: Photographs, William A. Ewing explores the life and work of this extraordinary and multitalented man. Blumenfeld took up photography almost by chance in the 1920s, beginning with portraiture and the nude. His highly original and visionary work was a seamless blend of the negative and the positive: taking the picture in the studio and making it in the darkroom.

William A. Ewing's introductory essay provides a helpful context for understanding Blumenfeld's work-a case . He is recognized here for the first time on such a scale.

From Publishers Weekly. Erwin Blumenfeld (1897-1969) went through a lot before becoming the highest-paid fashion photographer in the world. The book's bold design ideally suits the often startling close-cropping, double-image or simply color-accented subjects seen in the plates. Photographer-artist Schinz (The Book of Sweets) was a Blumenfeld associate.

Erwin Blumenfeld, William A. Ewing, Marina Schinz. With a career that took him from pre-1914 Berlin to Amsterdam, Paris, and New York, Erwin Blumenfeld (1897-1969) was one of the outstanding figures in the history of twentieth-century photography. From the late 1930s to the 1960s, at such influential magazines as Harpers' Bazaar and Vogue, he transformed fashion into high art, and his pictures were in such demand that by the mid-1950s he had become the most highly paid fashion photographer in the world. Blumenfeld took up photography almost by chance in the 1920s, beginning with portraiture and the nude

In Blumenfeld: Photographs, William A.

Erwin Blumenfeld was an emigre photographer who brought the styles and ideas of European art to America fashion magazines. Blumenfeld Photographs : A Passion for Beauty.

Blumenfeld Photographs : A Passion for Beauty.

Erwin Blumenfeld was one of the most sought-after and best-paid fashion photographers of his time, shooting for Vogue, Harpers Bazaar, Cosmopolitan and Life. Influenced by the surrealists and the. Influenced by the surrealists and th. More). Erwin Blumenfeld : photographs drawings and photomontages. Erwin Blumenfeld, Natasha Edwards, Susan Pickford, Emer Lettow, BarcelonaKontext, Ute Eskildsen.

Erwin Blumenfeld was an emigre photographer who brought the styles and ideas of European art to America fashion . In the 1940s and 50s he worked for Harper's Bazaar and then Vogue. His photographs of fashion models melded their clothes, their jewels, their cosmetics, and their bodies into a bold avant-garde look based on Dada, Surrealism, and Bauhaus design ideas.

Blumenfeld, Blumenfeld: My One Hundred Best Photos, London: A. Zwenner, 1981, p. 133 W. A. Ewing, M. Schinz, Blumenfeld: A Fetish for Beauty, London: Thames & Hudson, 1996, pl. 61 Y. Blumenfeld, The Naked and the Veiled: The Photographic Nudes of Blumenfeld, London: Thames & Hudson, 1999, p. 85 (variant).

a b Ewing, William . Schinz, Marina (1996). Blumenfeld: Photographs: a Passion for Beauty. Blumenfeld: A Fetish for Beauty. London: Thames and Hudson. a b van Sinderen, Wim; Adkins, Helen (2006). as: Ewing, William .

By the mid-1950s, Erwin Blumenfeld's fame had spread throughout the USA and Europe to make him the world's most highly paid photographer. This study discusses the life and work of this extraordinary man. Highly inventive, he developed his own idiosyncratic language, using solarization and negative printing, double and multiple exposures and a host of hybrid techniques. The work also brings together a retrospective selection of Blumenfeld's diverse achievements including drawings, collages and photographs of all genres.