Man Ray, film maker of Étoile de mer, began his career as an American painter and photographer. During his lifetime he became a prominent leader in the Dada and Surrealist society and was one of the only Americans to do this. He spent most of his career in photography; this is where he made his biggest impact on 20th century art. “The more commercial aspects of Many Ray’s photography provided him with a steady income. Famous as a portrait photographer, in the 1920s and 1930s he was also one of the foremost fashion photographers for magazines such as Harper’s Basaar, Vu and Vogue” (Foresta 2009).
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Penn has won renown as much in editorial photography as in advertising illustration, and his innovations especially in portraits and still life have set him apart stylistically. In later years, he turned to television commercials as an outlet for his unique talent. One of the most imitated among contemporary photographers, his work has been widely recognized and applauded. Irving Penn was born June 16, 1917 in Plainfield, NJ Educated in public; he enrolled at the age of 18 in a four-year course at the Philadelphia Museum School of Art, where Alexey Brodovitch taught him advertising design. While training for a career as an art director, Penn worked the last two summers from Harper's Bazaar as an office boy and apprentice artist, sketching shoes.
The work of David LaChapelle can be seen everywhere you turn, be it on a magazine rack, album cover, advertisement, or even a music video. Dubbed the "New Surrealist", LaChapelle's vivid, colorful, bizarre, and humorous images have been admired by millions and have made him one of the most famous photographers alive today. Since the start of his professional career, LaChapelle's work has attracted the attention of many other artists, celebrities, journalists, and regular people. I first noticed his work on advertisements in magazines several years ago. I immediately felt drawn to his images- they are photographs I could stare at for hours, playing out in my head the story each photograph is telling and what it says about the character of the individual he is portraying.
Analysis of The David Beckham Story In this essay I shall review, analyse and comment on a television documentary entitled "The David Beckham story". David Beckham is a tremendously well-known public figure. He became famous at the age of 19 when he started playing football for Manchester united. He is currently the captain of England's football squad and is a prominent highly paid fashion model. David models for police sunglasses, Nike footwear and has recently signed a contract for marks and Spencer's.
“I know what women want. They want to be beautiful” (www.vogue.com/voguepedia/Valentino) said Valentino Garavani who was one of the most influential fashion designs of the 20th and 21st century, “Known for his classic designs, he's been dressing the world’s rich and famous for almost the last five decades. Valentino has built his once small fashion house into a fashion empire.” (www.lifeinitaly.com/fashion/valentino-garavini.asp) His career in fashion started in the fifties but his passion for it began as a young child with the approval and encouragement of his parents. Valentino Clemente Ludovico Garavani was born in Italy in 1932 where he lived for 17 years until he left for Paris to study fashion at the famous school of L’ecole de la Chambre Syndicate de La Couture Parisenne. Valentino’s first career within the industry was with couture atelier Jean dresses where he sketched any chance he got which showed his elaborate aesthetic.
Ansel Adams was a very influential person and he was also a very involved person in society. For example, he developed the Zone System which is a very important aspect to photography. Ansel Adams and his photography were very influential to the history of photography and to society. Ansel Adams influenced the history of photography by coming up with a new way to expose their photographs and he was a very influential person/photographer in the 20 century. Adams, with Fred Archer, he developed the zone system that is a technique for translating light into specific sizes on negatives, allowing photographers to have better control over the exposure of their photographs.
Edmund Dulac was a prominent artist from the Golden Age of Illustration. Born in Toulouse in 1882, Dulac moved to England at the age of 20 where he spent most of his career. Since his first commission his career flourished and he was in tremendous demand from publishers. Dulac is best known for his enchanting illustrations of fairy tales and children’s stories, his most famous works include illustrations for The Arabian Nights, Sleeping Beauty and Stories from Hans Christen Anderson. (Davies, 2013) Dulac moved to London because of the publishing opportunities and began work as an illustrator in the new genre of illustrated gift books.
It is the camera’s job to capture light, but on occasion it can capture the truth. This is not done on accident, but through sheer unadulterated skill from photographers like Richard Avedon. Richard Avedon was able to produce captivating shots time and time again, knowing the perfect means necessary to show the world a new form of controversial beauty, one that contains “stark imagery and brilliant insight into his subjects’ character” (PBS) . For more than fifty years Richard Avedon’s portraits have filled some of the country’s finest magazines, and will go down in history as one of the most influential American photographers. Avedon was born May 15th, 1923 in New York, child to Anna Avedon and Jacob Israel Avedon.
Fashion icon, Diana Vreeland enriched the world with her brilliant imagination accompanied by her glamorous presence. Diana Vreeland by Eleanor Dwight reveals how the cosmopolitan heir became the 20th century’s most influential fashion editor through determination and creative talent. Vreeland’s biography encapsulates her “pizzazz” as it chronicles her personal history and professional progress. Taken from Vreeland’s personal scrapbooks, this lavish book displays more than three hundred never-before-seen color and black-and-white photographs and illustrations by top fashion photographers of the period, including David Bailey, Cecil Beaton, Brassaü, Louise Dahl-Wolfe, and Irving Penn. The pictures feature designers, models, and celebrities inspired by Vreeland, such as Cecil Beaton, Marisa Berenson, Truman Capote, Carmen, Coco Chanel, Christian Dior, Hubert de Givenchy, Lauren Hutton, Jackie Kennedy, Yves Saint Laurent, Oscar de la Renta, Elsa Schiaparelli, Andy Warhol, and Elsie de Wolfe.