Fashion photography is 100 years old and has followed varied paths since Baron de Meyer and Edward Steichen first photographed fashion. For a time, the only place to see a fashion photograph was in the pages of a magazine, or possibly stuck to the wall of a teenage girl’s bedroom; but things have changed, with museums holding major exhibitions, galleries and auction houses selling prints, and publishers constantly releasing new titles devoted to fashion photography. Iconic images by the likes of Horst P. Horst, Erwin Blumenfeld, Irving Penn, Guy Bourdin, Richard Avedon or Helmut Newton have entered our cultural history,...
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