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Edward Steichen: In Vogue | Arts & Culture | Smithsonian

Edward Steichen: In Vogue | Arts & Culture | Smithsonian

Marion Morehouse in Vionnet gown A Steichen photograph of two gowns by Madeleine Vionnet reflects the ease of movement for which Vionnet was known. The name of the model in white is unrecorded; Marion Morehouse, in black, was one of the photographer’s favorite models. (Courtesy Condé Nast Archive, New York © Condé Nast Publications)

Edward Steichen: In Vogue

A painter by training, Edward Steichen changed fashion photography forever

By Owen Edwards

May 2009

For the photographers who followed him, Edward Steichen left a creative wake of Mozartean dimensions. There was not much that he didn’t do, and do extraordinarily well. Landscapes, architecture, theater and dance, war photography—all appear in his portfolio.

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