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Erwin Blumenfeld

Erwin Blumenfeld

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Published by Phaidon in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Blumenfeld, Erwin, -- 1897-,
  • Fashion photography,
  • Photography, Artistic

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Michel Métayer
    ContributionsMétayer, Michel
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[128] p. :
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17144559M
    ISBN 100714841935


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Self portrait© Erwin Blumenfeld. Blumenfeld starts to write his autobiography in German: Einbildungsroman. Composes a Photo book to be called: «My One Hundred Best Photos», black and white images in 50 pairs.

Finishes his autobiography. In an article in Popular Photography. The variety of techniques and darkroom magic displayed here is a stunning lesson in photography and this book can be as well considered as a first approach to Erwin Blumenfeld's work as a more in-depth perception, thanks also to the excellent introduction by Michel Métayer/5(8).

Erwin Blumenfeld: His Dutch Years Contributions by Henry Blumenfeld. Text by Wim van Sinderen, Fleur Rosa de Carvalho, Helen Adkins. The first major book to focus on Blumenfeld's early work picks up all the elements that drove his later fame. This book is, both quality of print and selected photographs not a fitting tribute to Erwin Blumenfeld, an amazing photographer who is on par with Richard Avedon, Norman Parkinson, Cecil Beaton, Henri Cartier Bresson, Helmut Newton and so on/5(17).

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By turns acerbic, self-mocking, playful, even absurd, his autobiography is a compelling, virtuoso account of an extraordinary man. All his subjects - his Jewish family, the Germans, the Author: Erwin Blumenfeld.

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Erwin Blumenfeld () was born into a Jewish family in Berlin. Inafter being interned in a concentration camp, he left Europe for the United States, where he eventually became a citizen; during the 40s and 50s, he was to make his name here as one Erwin Blumenfeld book the most sought-after fashion photographers in the world.

But most people are unfamiliar with Blumenfeld's early work, the often. German-born photographer Erwin Blumenfeld began his career in the Dadaist circles of Berlin and Paris in the s.

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Courtesy the Estate of Erwin Blumenfeld. When Blumenfeld died, inhis work was divided among his three children and his former assistant (and longtime mistress), Marina : Genevieve Fussell.

Sly Marcel Duchamp may be celebrated as the ultimate Dada artist, says Muller, who's publishing a book about Blumenfeld ("Erwin Blumenfeld". Erwin Blumenfeld's early career began in an older photographic age. Born in Germany in his business took off in the 30s, where he photographed customers at his leather goods shop in Amsterdam.

From the start he was very much influenced by the idea of photography as art, valuing sincerity above commercial considerations. Portrait of the Blumenfeld; 4,word essay by Michel Metayer; 55 colour and b/w photographs presented chronologically over pages (1 photograph per spread, with title and 1.

Photo: Erwin Blumenfeld The exhibition in the dentist's waiting room did not make him any money but it was an introduction to many influential people. Blumenfeld swapped portraits for sketches with Matisse, and it led to the publication of his work in the first issue of Verve magazine inwhich featured a cover by Matisse.

Erwin Blumenfeld () did become famous for his fashion photography, working for Vogue and Harper's Bazaar. But his heart lay with the female face, body, and form, an obsession that resulted in some of the most innovative and brilliant nudes in photographic history, rivalled and matched only by the likes of Man Ray.

Review. Erwin Blumenfeld shot to fame in with the publication of 14 sensational nude photographs in Verve magazine. The commission led to a career as one of the most gifted and sought-after fashion photographers of the '40s and '50s/5(7).

Credit: Erwin Blumenfeld Interested in surrealism and DaDa, Erwin Blumenfeld viewed photography as a fine art and began experimenting back in the s with new ways of creating images. Credit: Erwin Blumenfeld – ©The Estate of Erwin Blumenfeld.

Artists need champions after their deaths to. A scarce portfolio of heliogravure prints reproducing some o f Erwin Blumenfeld's most iconic photographs from untilincluding his image of Lisa Fonssagrives posing on the Eiffel Tower in Lelong, some nudes, 'La Croce del Diavolo', an image of Wall Street, a Can-Can ballerina, a mannequin and a portrait of Juliette Greco.

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His work offers a unique perspective on the society and politics of the s through the 60s. Born in Berlin, Blumenfeld's peripatetic career took him first to 5/5(1). As a photographer, creative director, a regular contributor to Vogue, Harper's Bazaar, Life and Cosmopolitan, Erwin Blumenfeld revolutionized the image of fashion.

A new exhibition takes a look back at his work, along with a book from Steidl. We bring you a selection of archive images. THE NAKED AND THE VEILED The Photographic Nudes of Erwin Blumenfeld by Blumenfeld, Erwin; Blumenfeld, Yorick. Thames & Hudson. Fair.

First Edition. Hardcover. Ex-library book, no jacket as issued, usual ex-lib type stamps & stickers. Well used copy, scuffing of cover and paper worn at corners.

Internal pages tight and clean other than some ink rubbing. Erwin Blumenfeld – Photographs, Drawings and Photomontages. Add to cart. Photographers. Erwin Blumenfeld. K likes. Erwin Blumenfeld was a famous American photographer of German origin. Erwin Blumenfeld, Author, Mike Mitchell, Translator, Brian Murdoch, Translator Thames & Hudson $ (p) ISBN Hal Blumenfeld (born Ma ) is a Professor of Neurology, Neuroscience, and Neurosurgery at Yale is an expert on brain mechanisms of consciousness and on altered consciousness in epilepsy.

As director of the Yale Clinical Neuroscience Imaging Center(CNIC) he leads multi-disciplinary research and is also well known for his teaching contributions in neuroanatomy and Education: Harvard University, Columbia University. Considered as one of the most innovative and influential photographers of the 20th century, Erwin Blumenfeld made a significant contribution to the fashion industry between ’s and ’s.

His photographs were on the postwar pages of Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, Cosmopolitan, Life and Look magazines. Besides the fashion photography, his oeuvre includes portraits of celebrities, fine art Nationality: Germany. Erwin Blumenfeld () was born in in Berlin into a Jewish bourgeois family.

After his father's death he entered an apprenticeship in the garment industry and then served as a soldier in France in the First World War.

In he left to Holland and married Lena Citroen, opening a leather goods shop in Amsterdam in whilst also. Erwin Blumenfeld is not just an iconic fashion photographer. He is the icon who created the iconography that defined the visual tropes of the genre, traditions adopted by Irving Penn, Helmut Newton, and even present-day icons like Nick Knight, who considers Blumenfeld to be his greatest inspiration.

The photographs of Erwin Blumenfeld Blumenfeld’s inventive images earned him fame as “the best-paid photographer in the world”. Yet he chose only four fashion photographs for his book.

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Aged 44 and undaunted, he went on to reinvent both himself and fashion photography. He created over a hundred start-lingly original magazine covers and countless fashion shots for the. On July 4,in searing heat, the celebrated fashion photographer Erwin Blumenfeld ran up and down the Spanish Steps in Rome in a successful bid—so his family believes—to kill himself.

“A Dadaist collagist–turned-photographer, Erwin Blumenfeld began publishing his fashion shoots in magazines like Vogue and Cosmopolitan in the late s.

Working with print solarization and superimposition, and using mirrors and gauzy fabrics to divide photographic space, Blumenfeld transformed both the models and their clothes into Author: Steven Cerra. Erwin Blumenfeld: His Dutch Years Photographs by Erwin Blumenfeld. Contributions by Henry Blumenfeld.

Text by Wim van Sinderen, Fleur Rosa de Carvalho, Helen Adkins. Veenman Publishers, Rotterdam, pp., color illustrations, 8½x11¼". "Erwin Blumenfeld worked in Holland, France, now New York. His studio includes fluted glass (see cover) and manikins." "Blumenfeld, confident of his technical mastery of color, tosses overboard all normal rules and wins applause for this portrait in unnatural colors.

Erwin Blumenfeld () went through a lot before becoming the highest-paid fashion photographer in the world. A child photographer contemptuous of bourgeois Berlin parents whose bedroom keyhole.