Tuesday, July 26, 2016

British Vogue: 100 Years Of Fashion

Fashion Photography

Naomi Campbell (1987) in one of the more than 280 prints on loan from London’s National Portrait Gallery and on display at the Manchester Art Gallery, which writes about this exhibit, entitled Vogue 100: A Century of Style, as follows: “Highlights of the exhibition include the entire set of prints from Corinne Day’s controversial Kate Moss underwear shoot, taken in 1993 at the pinnacle of the ‘grunge’ trend; Peter Lindbergh’s famous 1990 cover shot that defined the supermodel era; a series of exceptional Second World War photographs by Vogue’s official war correspondent, Lee Miller; a rare version of Horst’s famous ‘corset’ photograph from 1939, which inspired the video for Madonna’s hit song Vogue; and vintage prints by the first professional fashion photographer, Baron de Meyer.” The exhibit, which is open to the public for free, runs to October 30th, 2016. For more, go to [ManchsterArt].
Photo Credit: Patrick Demarchelier, 1987