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THE RICHARD AVEDON FOUNDATION

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Martin Munkácsi Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre. Martin Munkacsi (1896-1963) est un photographe hongrois Biographie[modifier | modifier le code] Il photographia des sportifs et danseurs en action, sortit la photographie de mode des studios et mit le médium statique de la photographie en mouvement. Il eut comme grand ami Henri Cartier-Bresson. Il fut le photographe le mieux payé de son temps et tomba dans l'oubli. De grands musées américains avaient refusé la donation des archives Munkácsi après son décès en 1963. Seules les archives Ullstein à Berlin et la collection F.C. Budapest – Berlin – New York[modifier | modifier le code] Ce jeune reporter, issu d’un milieu modeste, s’imposa en Hongrie principalement avec des reportages et photos d’événements sportifs. Les photos de Munkácsi parurent dans des magazines de mode très en vue, comme Die Dame, Koralle, Uhu et Vu, ainsi que dans d’autres journaux allemands ou étrangers. C’est aux États-Unis qu’il devint définitivement une star.

Richard Avedon in The New Yorker, and a New Look for Photo Booth John Bayley and Iris Murdoch in London, December 1, 1995. For a Life and Letters piece by Ian Hamilton. T. Salman Rushdie in London, September 26, 1994. The New Yorker has been around since 1925, but didn’t publish a single photograph for its first forty-six years. “When Tina Brown brought him to The New Yorker, in 1992,” Adam Gopnik wrote in his 2004 Postscript on Avedon, “she was rupturing a long-standing taboo against photography, and even those who loved his work must have had their doubts. Two years ago, The New Yorker’s embrace of photography expanded to include Photo Booth—the blog you’re looking at now—and today we’re introducing a new design for Photo Booth, including a new fullscreen slide-show function. in the upper right corner.)

Yousuf Karsh Yousuf Karsh, CC (Armenian: Յուսուֆ Քարշ; December 23, 1908 – July 13, 2002) was an Armenian-Canadian portrait photographer.[2] Life and career[edit] Yousuf Karsh was born in Mardin, a city in the eastern Ottoman Empire (present Turkey).[3] He grew up during the Armenian Genocide where he wrote, "I saw relatives massacred; my sister died of starvation as we were driven from village to village Karsh returned to Canada four years later, eager to make his mark. Canadian Prime Minister Mackenzie King discovered Karsh and arranged introductions with visiting dignitaries for portrait sittings. The image of Churchill brought Karsh international prominence, and is claimed to be the most reproduced photographic portrait in history. Of the 100 most notable people of the century, named by the International Who's Who [2000], Karsh had photographed 51. Works[edit] Karsh was a master of studio lights. Karsh had a gift for capturing the essence of his subject in the instant of his portrait.

Révisons nos classiques: Richard Avedon La photographie est un art aussi populaire qu’anonyme : très peu de photographes sont connus du grand public, et même des amateurs de photo. Pour y remédier, nous vous proposons notre rubrique, “Révisons nos classiques”. De manière claire et ludique, elle vous permettra de vous faire ou refaire une culture photo ! Et voici le 3e volet de notre tour des grands photographes ! Penchons-nous aujourd’hui, sur le cas d’un très grand portraitiste, peut-être celui qui incarne le mieux l’histoire de la photographie américaine: Mr. Richard Avedon. Si on vous dit son nom, vous pensez: Américainportraitsphotos de modestudionoir et blancHarper’s Bazaarstars Et aussi: Marylin Monroe enlaçant un tigre en peluche, Vogue, des formats carrés, haute-couture française, une mannequin posant entre deux éléphants… Bien. Les photos ont pour moi une réalité que les gens n’ont pas. Richard Avedon, de son vrai nom Richard P. Une empreinte sur la photo de mode, une passion pour la photo de portrait Audrey Hepburn

Richard Avedon News Jack Manning/The New York Times Richard Avedon’s fashion and portrait photographs helped define America's image of style, beauty and culture for the last half of the 20th century. Mr. Avedon's photographs captured the freedom, excitement and energy of fashion as it entered an era of transformation and popularization. No matter what the prevailing style, his camera eye always found a way to dramatize its spirit as the fashion world's creative attention swayed variously from the "New Look" of liberated Paris to pragmatic American sportswear designed in New York, and from the anti-establishment fashion of London's Carnaby Street to sophisticated, tailored dresses and suits from Milan. Picking up the trail of such photographic forerunners as Martin Munkacsi, Mr. So great a hold did Mr. Despite the widespread recognition of his work, Mr. While best known for his published pictures in Vogue and Harper's Bazaar, Mr. Highlights From the Archive How Avedon Blurred His Own Image By CATHY HORYN

Richard Avedon Richard Avedon (May 15, 1923 – October 1, 2004) was an American fashion and portrait photographer. An obituary published in The New York Times said that "his fashion and portrait photographs helped define America's image of style, beauty and culture for the last half-century".[1] Early life and education[edit] Photography career[edit] In 1944, Avedon began working as an advertising photographer for a department store, but was quickly endorsed by Alexey Brodovitch, the art director for the fashion magazine Harper's Bazaar. In addition to his continuing fashion work, by the 1960s Avedon had turned his energies toward making studio portraits of civil rights workers, politicians and cultural dissidents of various stripes in an America fissured by discord and violence.[10] He began to branch out and photographed patients of mental hospitals, the Civil Rights Movement in 1963, protesters of the Vietnam War, and later the fall of the Berlin Wall. In the American West[edit] Exhibitions[edit]

William Klein Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre. Pour les articles homonymes, voir Klein. William Klein, né le à New York, est un photographe américain, peintre, et réalisateur de films. En photographie, il a réalisé des livres marquants ayant pour thème des grandes villes: New York, Rome, Moscou, Tokyo et enfin Paris, où il vit depuis 1948 et qu'il aime cosmopolite, multiculturelle et multiethnique[réf. nécessaire]. Biographie[modifier | modifier le code] Fils d'immigrés juifs hongrois, William Klein fait des études de sociologie puis effectue son service militaire. Au début des années 1950, Klein passe deux années à Milan afin de travailler avec des architectes italiens sur des peintures murales géométrique Hard-edge. En 1954, il rencontre Alex Liberman, directeur artistique de l'édition américaine de Vogue, qui lui propose un contrat et des moyens financiers pour poursuivre son travail. La photo doit bousculer. Fellini l'invite pour devenir assistant sur le film les Nuits de Cabiria.

Richard Avedon biography Richard Avedon said of his photography: "A photographic portrait is a picture of someone who knows he's being photographed and what he does with this knowledge is as much a part of the photograph as what he's wearing or how he looks." • Born in New York on 15 May 1923, Richard Avedon was in possession of a Kodak Box Brownie camera by the age of 12 • Having studied philosophy at Columbia University in the late Thirties, Avedon went on to study photography under Alexey Brodovitch at the Design Laboratory of the New School of Social Research • Richard Avedon shot the Paris collections for almost 40 years, and was staff photographer for Vogue from 1966 until 1990 • Richard Avedon became the first ever staff photographer for The New Yorker in 1992, at the age of 69 From the start of his career, Richard Avedon's name became synonymous with fashion as well as portraiture.

Annie Leibovitz Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre. Annie Leibovitz Annie Leibovitz en 2008. Biographie[modifier | modifier le code] Annie Leibovitz est devenue célèbre alors qu'elle travaillait pour le magazine Rolling Stone de 1970 à 1983. En 1975, elle suit la tournée des Rolling Stones. Le matin du 8 décembre 1980, elle se rend à l’appartement de John Lennon et de Yoko Ono pour une séance de photos destinées au magazine Rolling Stone. Elle a partagé la vie de Susan Sontag de la fin des années 1980 jusqu'au décès de cette dernière en 2004. Esthétique[modifier | modifier le code] Deux tendances cohabitent dans l'œuvre d'Annie Leibovitz[2]. Leibovitz devant le portrait de Demi Moore lors de l'exposition A Photographer's Life, 1990-2005 tenue à San Francisco. Écrits[modifier | modifier le code] La vie d'une photographe, 1990-2005 (traduit de l'anglais par Ariel Marinie), La Martinière, Paris, 2006 (ISBN 2-7324-3506-6) Prix et récompenses[modifier | modifier le code] Annexes[modifier | modifier le code]

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