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As chief photographer for Vogue and Vanity Fair, Edward Steichenprofoundly shaped the look of celebrity and fashion photography inthe 1920s and ’30s. He immortalized leading writers, artists, actors,dancers and politicians in striking portraits. Fashion photographywas revolutionized when he began depicting the creations of all thegreat designers of the age, including Poiret, Chanel, Lelong, Lanvin,Patou and Schiaparelli. This exhibition showcases more than 200photographs by one of the most influential photographers of thetwentieth century.

Organized by the Foundation for the Exhibition of Photography, Minneapolis, and the Musée de l'Elysée, Lausanne, in collaboration with the Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada. Curated by William A. Ewing, Todd Brandow and Nathalie Herschdorfer.

Edward Steichen: In High Fashion, the Condé Nast Years, 1923–1937
Kuratoren: William A. Ewing, Todd Brandow, Nathalie Herschdorfer