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
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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