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Fashion Photography: The Story
...in 180 Pictures / Eugénie Shinkle

 

 

 

Fashion photography captures our desires and fantasies about how we present ourselves to the world, while reflecting the changing values of our culture and society. Fashion Photography: The Story in 180 Pictures, just out on Aperture, explores the profound influence that fashion photography has had on us over the past eight decades, presenting its evolution as a language, and a genre, while showcasing some of its most glamorous moments. Featuring work by every important fashion photographer of the past, alongside those shaping contemporary taste today—including Richard Avedon, Horst P. Horst, William Klein, Helmut Newton, Guy Bourdin, Steven Meisel, Corinne Day, Juergen Teller, and Gordon Parks, to name a few—fashion chronicler Eugénie Shinkle reveals illuminating moments in the story of fashion and photography, while sketching the bigger picture. She charts how fashion photography flourished with the rise of illustrated magazines, how influential art directors collaborated with photographers to shape epochs of style, and how generations of fashion photographers have built upon each other’s ideas to expand this genre. An object of exquisite beauty in its own right, this book serves as an accessible primer to the story of fashion photography, for everyone engaged by this compelling subject.

 

 

 

 

Eugénie Shinkle is a reader in photography at the Westminster School of Media, Arts and Design, UK. She writes and lectures widely on fashion photography and has contributed to numerous journals and essay books, including Fashion Theory journal, Fashion Media: Past and Present (2013), Carnal Aesthetics: Transgressive Imagery and Feminist Politics (2012), and Images in Time (2011). She is the editor of Fashion as Photograph: Viewing and Reviewing Images of Fashion (2008).

Fashion Photography: The Story in 180 Pictures
9 2/3 x 11 2/5 in. / 272 pages Hardcover
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Fashion Photography: The Story
...in 180 Pictures / Eugénie Shinkle

 

 

 

Fashion photography captures our desires and fantasies about how we present ourselves to the world, while reflecting the changing values of our culture and society. Fashion Photography: The Story in 180 Pictures, just out on Aperture, explores the profound influence that fashion photography has had on us over the past eight decades, presenting its evolution as a language, and a genre, while showcasing some of its most glamorous moments. Featuring work by every important fashion photographer of the past, alongside those shaping contemporary taste today—including Richard Avedon, Horst P. Horst, William Klein, Helmut Newton, Guy Bourdin, Steven Meisel, Corinne Day, Juergen Teller, and Gordon Parks, to name a few—fashion chronicler Eugénie Shinkle reveals illuminating moments in the story of fashion and photography, while sketching the bigger picture. She charts how fashion photography flourished with the rise of illustrated magazines, how influential art directors collaborated with photographers to shape epochs of style, and how generations of fashion photographers have built upon each other’s ideas to expand this genre. An object of exquisite beauty in its own right, this book serves as an accessible primer to the story of fashion photography, for everyone engaged by this compelling subject.

 

 

 

 

Eugénie Shinkle is a reader in photography at the Westminster School of Media, Arts and Design, UK. She writes and lectures widely on fashion photography and has contributed to numerous journals and essay books, including Fashion Theory journal, Fashion Media: Past and Present (2013), Carnal Aesthetics: Transgressive Imagery and Feminist Politics (2012), and Images in Time (2011). She is the editor of Fashion as Photograph: Viewing and Reviewing Images of Fashion (2008).

Fashion Photography: The Story in 180 Pictures
9 2/3 x 11 2/5 in. / 272 pages Hardcover
Purchase at Aperture >