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From the s to the s, Lillian Bassman was at photography s cutting edge a woman who, with Harper s Bazaar colleague Richard Avedon, helped bring a sophisticated new aesthetic to fashion work Now, after a two decade hiatus, the seventy nine year old Bassman is once again at the fashion forefront, shooting last year s spring collection for the New York Times Magazine and a fall advertising campaign for Neiman MarcusInspired by the recovery of a cache of Bassman s early negatives in , this extraordinary book traverses the entire fifty year trajectory of her career and proves conclusively that she is, as Martin Harrison writes in his introduction, one of the great figures in the field With their blurred silhouettes, unusual poses, and rigorous composition, Bassman s images a gown modeled in a mirror to resemble a butterfly, a dramatically lit lingerie model suggestively covering her face flirt with abstraction and conjure up an impossibly elegant, darkly sensuous dream world For anyone who admires fashion photography, this stunning retrospective will be a revelation


10 thoughts on “Lillian Bassman

  1. H H says:

    The best female fashion photographer you ve never heard of.Gorge Gorge Gorge.Seriously, her work is brilliant she was active in photography until she died in 2012 fans of Sam Haskins style should especially check out her body of work The best female fashion photographer you ve never heard of.Gorge Gorge Gorge.Seriously, her work is brilliant she was active in photography until she died in 2012 fans of Sam Haskins style should especially check out her body of work


  2. Artlab Artlab says:

    Photography