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Photograph

1981 (made)

read 100 years of fashion photography
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Personal picture taken on American Vogue session, July 1981, gelatin-silver print, Arthur Elgort, SOS number 57
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    Gallery Label
    ‘Selling Dreams: One Hundred Years of Fashion Photography’, 2014. Label text: Arthur Elgort (b.1940) Wendy Whitelaw, Park Avenue Personal picture taken on American Vogue fashion shoot, 1981 Elgort’s photograph could be a paparazzo shot of a young film star in New York. In fact, the woman is the glamorous makeup artist Whitelaw. There are two voyeurs here: the photographer, who captures her figure from behind and the man to the left of the picture, who casually sits on a car, watching her approach. Gelatin silver print Given by Arthur Elgort Museum no. PH.3-1986 (07 03 2014)
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    Accession Number
    PH.3-1986

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