In this exhibition of fashion photography and portraits, Staley-Wise celebrates the work of two artists whose work appeared in magazines over 30 years apart. Louise Dahl-Wolfe’s photographs embody the classic elegance that was the hallmark of fashion photography since its earliest days, beginning with Edward Steichen in 1911. She was hired by Harper’s Bazaar editor Carmel Snow in 1936 when a formal elegance was the norm. Dahl-Wolfe embodied a fresh, decidedly American spirit in her collaborations at the magazine with Mrs. Snow, Alexey Brodovitch, and Diana Vreeland until 1958. She became an early pioneer of using natural light in her...
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