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"Diana Vreeland, Phoenix, Arizona" (1942) is reproduced from
CORY REYNOLDS | DATE 5/2/2016

Louise Dahl-Wolfe

This 1942 portrait of Diana Vreeland in Phoenix, Arizona, is reproduced from Aperture's remarkable new monograph on the pioneering fashion photographer Louise Dahl-Wolfe. Together with Vreeland, Carmel Snow and Alexey Brodovitch, Dahl-Wolfe helped revitalize Harper's Bazaar, ushering in its golden age. Over 22 years there, she experimented with black-and-white, early color, natural light in outdoor settings and stories set in exotic locations—virtually creating the genre of modern fashion photography. Bazaar published more than 600 of her color photographs, 86 covers, and thousands of black-and-white photos. Her work influenced all of the great photographers of her day, including Richard Avedon, Horst P. Horst and Irving Penn. And yet, until now, her work has been virtually forgotten. We highly recommend a second look.

Louise Dahl-Wolfe

Louise Dahl-Wolfe

Aperture
Hbk, 8.25 x 11.25 in. / 256 pgs / 25 color / 112 bw.





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