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Lillian Bassman : Women,9780810982604

Lillian Bassman : Women

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9780810982604

ISBN10:
0810982609
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Hardcover
Pub. Date:
10/1/2009
Publisher(s):
Harry N. Abrams
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Summary

With more than 140 of her best images reproduced in stunning tritone, including many never published before and others not seen since they appeared in the pages of the legendaryHarper's Bazaarof the 1950s,Lillian Bassman: Womenoffers a retrospective view of an extraordinary career in photography. At 91 and still hard at work, Bassman is a beloved figure in the pantheon of fashion photographers. Her signature style, once described by Richard Avedon as making "visible that heart-breaking invisible place between the appearance and the disappearance of things," offered a sensuous and intimate vision of modern women. Says Judith Thurman, "Bassman's women--perennially soulful,elusively chic--have the poignance of an endangered species." Well-known art writer and journalist Deborah Solomon contributes an introduction. An illustrated chronology gives a cinematic overview of a remarkable life.

Author Biography

Deborah Solomon is the author of Utopia Parkway: The Life and Work of Joseph Cornell and Jackson Pollock: A Biography. She writes the weekly "Questions For" column in the New York Times Magazine, where she is also known for her profiles of people in the art world. Previously, she was art critic for the Wall Street Journal. She lives in New York City.


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