Steichen Set The Style In Portraiture

Shooting for Vogue and Vanity Fair in the 20s and 30s, father of fashion photography Edward Steichen devised a mode of portraiture that still sets the template for style magazines today. Here’s the proof: “In High Fashion, The Conde Nast Years 1923-1937,” an exhibit at London’s Photographers’ Gallery through January 15th. Pictured is Steichen’s 1930 photo of actress Anna May Wong.

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