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Arthur Elgort - Christy Turlington, New Orleans, British Vogue
Arthur Elgort
Christy Turlington, New Orleans, British Vogue
Silver Gelatin Photograph
1990, printed 2012
16 x 20 inches

Signed, titled, dated and # 7/30 on verso.

Arthur Elgort - Jeny Howorth, Rome, Italian Vogue
Arthur Elgort
Jeny Howorth, Rome, Italian Vogue
Archival Pigment Photograph
1989, Printed 2012
24 x 20 inches

Signed, titled, dated and # 2/30 on verso.

Arthur Elgort | Kate Moss on the Elephant, British Vogue
Arthur Elgort
Kate Moss on the Elephant, British Vogue
Archival Pigment Photograph
1993, Printed Later
60 x 60 inches

Signed, titled, dated and # 4/10 on artist's label on verso.

Arthur Elgort - Isabelle Townsend, Miami Beach, French Vogue
Arthur Elgort
Isabelle Townsend, Miami Beach, French Vogue
Silver Gelatin Photograph
1987, Printed later
20 x 24 inches

Signed, titled, dated and # 5/30 on verso.

Arthur Elgort - Haylynn and Lida in Ferre, Chateau Thoricourt, Belgium, British
Arthur Elgort
Haylynn and Lida in Ferre, Chateau Thoricourt, Belgium, British Vogue
Silver Gelatin Photograph
1998, Printed 2012
24 x 20 inches

Signed, titled, dated and # 4/25 on verso.

Arthur Elgort - Nadja crossing Park Ave, New York, American Vogue
Arthur Elgort
Nadja Crossing Park Ave, New York, American Vogue
Silver Gelatin Photograph
1995, printed 2012
20 x 24 inches

Signed, titled, dated and # 2/30 on verso.

Arthur Elgort - Linda Evangelista and Christy Turlington, Italian Vogue
Arthur Elgort
Linda Evangelista and Christy Turlington, Italian Vogue
Archival Pigment Photograph
1989, Printed 2012
30 x 30 inches

Signed, titled, dated and # 2/30 on verso.

Brian Duffy - Models in Hanover Sq, London
Brian Duffy
Models in Hanover Sq., London
Silver Gelatin Photograph
1962
18 x 18 inches

Signed and artist's blind stamp on recto. Authenticity stamp, including edition # 4/25 (12) on verso.

Brian Duffy - E-Type Jaguar on Newly, Opened M1 Motorway
Brian Duffy
E-Type Jaguar on Newly, Opened M1 Motorway
Silver Gelatin Photograph
1961
18 x 18 inches

Signed and artist's blind stamp on recto. Authenticity stamp, including edition # 14/50 (20) on verso.

Brian Duffy - Girl with Mercedes, Florence
Brian Duffy
Girl with Mercedes, Florence
Silver Gelatin Photograph
1961
18 x 18 inches

Signed and artist's blind stamp on recto. Authenticity stamp, including edition # 17/50 (26) on verso.

Horst P. Horst - Odalisque I
Horst P. Horst
Odalisque I
Silver Gelatin Photograph
1946, Printed c. 1988
14 x 11 inches

Signed, titled, and dated on print verso

Horst P. Horst - Dali Costumes
Horst P. Horst
Dali Costumes, Platinum Photograph on Silk
Silver Gelatin Photograph
1939, printed later
14 x 11 inches

Signed, titled and dated in pencil on verso. Artist blind stamp on recto.

Horst P. Horst - Mainbocher Corset (tight)
Horst P. Horst
Mainbocher Corset (tight) - Platinum Photograph on Silk
Platinum Photograph on Silk (Pima Cotton)
Executed in 1939, Printed Later
20 x 16 inches

Blindstamp (in the margin); signed, titled, dated and annotated in pencil (on the verso)

Cathleen Naundorf -La Fille en Platre IV, Paris Dior, Haute Couture 2007
Cathleen Naundorf
La Fille en Platre IV, Paris Dior, Haute Couture 2007
C-Type Color Photograph
2009
43 1/4 x 31 1/2 Inches

Signed, titled, dated, editioned 4/10 on label affixed to verso.

Cathleen Naundorf - L'enfant terrible, Jean Paul Gaultier, Haute Couture Collect
Cathleen Naundorf
L'enfant terrible, Jean Paul Gaultier, Haute Couture Collection summer 2003
C-Type Color Photograph
2007
67 x 43 Inches

Signed, titled, dated, editioned 1/3 on verso.

Cathleen NaundorfL'Arche de Noe XXVIII, Paris Alexis Mabille, Haute Couture 2012
Cathleen Naundorf
L'Arche de Noe XXVIII, Paris Alexis Mabille, Haute Couture 2012
C-Type Color Photograph
2012
35 x 51 inches

Signed, titled, date printed, edition 2/10 and artist's copyright stamp labeled on verso.

Cathleen Naundorf - L'arche de Noe XVII, Paris Dior - Philip Treacy Hat
Cathleen Naundorf
L'arche de Noe XVII, Paris Dior - Philip Treacy Hat, Haute Couture 2012
C-Type Color Photograph
2012
20 x 24 inches

Signed, titled, date printed, edition 7/10 and artist's copyright stamp on verso.

Cathleen Naundorf - "The White Garden," Chanel by Karl Lagerfeld, Haute Couture
Cathleen Naundorf
"The White Garden," Chanel by Karl Lagerfeld, Haute Couture Collection Winter 2009
C-Type Color Photograph
2009
45 1/2 x 32 inches

Signed, titled, date printed, edition 4/10 and artist's copyright stamp labeled on verso.

Cathleen Naundorf - An Ordinary Day, Valentino - Haute Couture, Summer 2008
Cathleen Naundorf
An Ordinary Day, Valentino - Haute Couture, Summer 2008
C-Type Color Photograph
2008
24 x 20 inches

Signed, titled, date printed, edition # 4/10 and artist's copyright stamp on print verso. Artist's blind stamp on recto.

Cathleen Naundorf - L’arche de Noé XLV, Gaultier, Haute Couture, Summer 2015
Cathleen Naundorf
L’arche de Noé XLV, Gaultier, Haute Couture, Summer 2015
C-Type Color Photograph
2015
35 x 51 inches

Signed, titled, date printed, edition # 3/10 and artist's copyright stamp labeled on verso.

Cathleen Naundorf - Mimi San, Dior by John Galliano, Haute Couture Collection su
Cathleen Naundorf
Mimi San, Dior by John Galliano, Haute Couture Collection summer 2007
Silver Gelatin Photograph
2009, Printed 2011
51 x 35 1/2 inches

Signed, titled, date printed, edition # 1/5 and artist's copyright stamp on labels affixed on verso.

Cathleen Naundorf - Valentino en Rose, Valentino - Haute Couture, Winter 2007
Cathleen Naundorf
Valentino en Rose, Valentino - Haute Couture, Winter 2007
Silver Gelatin Photograph
2007
24 x 20 inches

Signed, titled, dated and numbered (edition of 10) on verso. Artist blind stamp.

Albert Watson - Kate Moss, Sun and Henna, Marrakech
Albert Watson
Kate Moss, Sun and Henna, Marrakech
Archival Pigment Photograph
1993, printed later
56 x 42 inches

Signed, titled, dated and numbered (# 9/10) on artist's signature label on verso.

Albert Watson - Leslie Weiner, Yohji Yamamoto, London
Albert Watson
Leslie Weiner, Yohji Yamamoto, London
Archival Pigment Photograph
1989, printed later
56 x 42 inches

Signed, titled, dated and editioned (4/10) on artist's signature label on verso.

Albert Watson - Leslie, Yohji Yamamoto, London
Albert Watson
Leslie Weiner, Yohji Yamamoto, London
Archival Pigment Photograph
1989, printed later
56 x 42 inches

Signed, titled, dated and editioned (7/10) on artist's signature label on verso.

Albert Watson - Ines dela Fressange - Chanel
Albert Watson
Ines dela Fressange - Chanel
Archival Pigment Photograph
1985, printed later
47 x 37 inches, 56 x 42 inches paper

Signed, titled, dated and numbered (edition of 10) on artist's signature label on verso.

Albert Watson - Lisa Kaufman, Paris
Albert Watson
Lisa Kaufman, Paris
Archival Pigment Photograph
1986, Printed Later
48 1/2 x 37 inches; Paper 56 x 42 inches

Signed, titled, dated and numbered (edition of 10) on artist's signature label on verso.

Frank Horvat - Pour Harper’s Bazaar, Haute Couture Avec Deborah Dixon
Frank Horvat
Pour Harper’s Bazaar, Haute Couture Avec Deborah Dixon (Spaghetti Girl, Rome)
Archival Lambda Photograph
1962, printed 2015
31 3/4 x 23 3/4 inches
Signed, titled and dated verso. Signed and edition # 5/12 on recto.
Frank Horvat - Givenchy Hat A, For Jardin Des Modes, Paris
Frank Horvat
Givenchy Hat A, For Jardin Des Modes, Paris
Archival Lambda Photograph
1958, printed later
23 1/2 x 31 1/4 inches

Signed and editioned # 2/12 on recto. Signed, titled, dated in pencil on print verso.

Frank Horvat - Harper's Bazaar, Rome (With "Il Giorno")
Frank Horvat
Harper's Bazaar, Rome (With "Il Giorno")
Archival Pigment Photograph
1962, Printed Later
23 1/2 x 16 1/2 inches
Signed and numbered (edition of 30) on recto. Signed, titled and dated in pencil on print verso.
Frank Horvat - Models Tan Simone in Subway, Paris
Frank Horvat
Models Tan & Simone in Subway, Paris
Archival Pigment Photograph
1958, Printed Later
33 x 46 3/4 inches

Signed and # 1/12 on recto. Signed, titled and dated in pencil on print verso.

Frank Horvat - New York, Harper's Bazaar
Frank Horvat
New York, Harper's Bazaar
Archival Pigment Photograph
1961
23 1/2 x 16 1/2 inches

Signed and # 2/30 on recto. Signed, titled and dated in pencil on print verso.

Frank Horvat - Patrizia (For Figaro Madame, Eiffel Tower)
Frank Horvat
Patrizia (For Figaro Madame, Eiffel Tower)
Archival Pigment Photograph
1986, printed later
16 1/2 x 23 1/2 inches

Signed and # 17/30 on recto. Signed, titled and dated in pencil on print verso.

Frank Horvat - Glamour, Models in dresses in Central Park
Frank Horvat
Glamour, Models in dresses in Central Park
Archival Pigment Photograph
1958, Printed Later
31 3/4 x 46 3/4 inches

Editioned 8/12 and signed on recto. Signed, titled, dated and edition 6/12 on verso.

Kimiko Yoshida - The Mao Brides (Polyptych)
Kimiko Yoshida
The Mao Brides (Polyptych), Self-Portraits
Four C-Type Color Photographs Mounted on Acrylic and Aluminum
2006-2009
47 x 47 Inches Each, 94 x 94 Inches as Polyptych

Edition # 4/4. Signed documentation accompanying photographs.

View Arthur Elgort - Christy Turlington, New Orleans, British Vogue photograph
View Arthur Elgort - Jeny Howorth, Rome, Italian Vogue photograph
View Arthur Elgort | Kate Moss on the Elephant, British Vogue photograph
Arthur Elgort - Isabelle Townsend, Miami Beach, French Vogue - TB
Arthur Elgort - Haylynn and Lida in Ferre - TB
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View Brian Duffy - Models in Hanover Sq, London photograph
View Brian Duffy - E-Type Jaguar on Newly, Opened M1 Motorway photograph
View Brian Duffy - Girl with Mercedes, Florence photograph
View Horst P. Horst - Odalisque I photograph
View Horst P. Horst - Dali Costumes photograph
View Horst P. Horst - Mainbocher Corset (tight) photograph
View Cathleen Naundorf -La Fille en Platre IV, Paris Dior, Haute Couture 2007
View Cathleen Naundorf - L'enfant terrible, Jean Paul Gaultier, Haute Couture Co
View Cathleen NaundorfL'Arche de Noe XXVIII, Paris Alexis Mabille, Haute Couture
View Cathleen Naundorf - L'arche de Noe XVII, Paris Dior - Philip Treacy Hat
View Cathleen Naundorf - "The White Garden," Chanel by Karl Lagerfeld, Haute Cou
View Cathleen Naundorf - L’arche de Noé XLV, Gaultier, Haute Couture, Summer 201
View Cathleen Naundorf - Valentino en Rose, Valentino - Haute Couture, Winter 20
View Albert Watson - Kate Moss, Sun and Henna, Marrakech photograph
View Albert Watson - Leslie Weiner, Yohji Yamamoto, London photograph
View Albert Watson - Leslie, Yohji Yamamoto, London photograph
View Albert Watson - Ines dela Fressange - Chanel photograph
View Albert Watson - Lisa Kaufman, Paris photograph
View Frank Horvat - Pour Harper’s Bazaar, Haute Couture Avec Deborah Dixon photo
View Frank Horvat - Givenchy Hat A, For Jardin Des Modes, Paris photograph
View Frank Horvat - Harper's Bazaar, Rome (With "Il Giorno") photograph
View Frank Horvat - Models Tan Simone in Subway, Paris photograph
View Frank Horvat - New York, Harper's Bazaar photograph
View Frank Horvat - Patrizia (For Figaro Madame, Eiffel Tower) photograph
View Frank Horvat - Glamour, Models in dresses in Central Park photograph

Fashionable Collaborations: Photographer as Director

11/18/17 – 12/16/17

Photographers have historically been instrumental in giving visual form for expressing and creating the allure of great fashion. Some of the most prominent names in the history of the medium have worked in collaboration with great designers, models and fashion houses to present often dreamlike narratives in which the viewers feel they are brought into an elevated world where culture, desire and refinement are idealized.

The photographers featured in this exhibition, “Fashionable Collaborations,” are Albert Watson, Brian Duffy, Arthur Elgort, Horst. P Horst, Frank Horvat, Jim Lee, Cathleen Naundorf, and Kimiko Yoshida. Each of these photographers have developed different strategies to construct extraordinary images that are both unique artistic statements as well as methods to showcase great fashion designs. More importantly, none of these photographers work in isolation – they are reliant on physical products that were produced for commerce by creative designers. How these photographers place their own unique imprint onto their collective bodies of work are always original and vary from artist to artist. This show acknowledges an ‘auteur’ theory of fashion photography in which all the photographers have made important contributions to the world of fashion photography.

Horst acts as the foundation photographer in this exhibition. He created quiet, elegant and refined statements that were produced in the studio with a studied controlled mastery of the large format camera, sheet film, complex lighting and long exposures.
Horvat, Lee, and Duffy were all innovative trailblazers in their own innovative ways. They reacted against the formulaic and more traditional methods of static picture making. They thrust their models into the unpredictable dynamics of everyday life. Often, the cameras used were 35 mm. Natural daylight and elliptical framing also became effective tools for making arresting images.

Naundorf and Watson have taken a consciously artistic approach to making fine art photographs. They often use the ‘artist as muse’ where the sitter is of significance and fascination. They have both made extensive use of interesting and original sets and objects. Watson sometimes creates stunning images in which the model is muse, and other times the designers are celebrated as artists and the clothing takes on a life and form of its own. Watson’s range as a photographer is very wide and his work is difficult to categorize. Naundorf often constructs an almost timeless nostalgia, centering around designer’s one-of-a-kind creations, where there is a ‘Proustian’ atmosphere surrounding the work.

Finally, Yoshida’s photographs always center around self-portraits. However, they are self-portraits where she loses her identity. Her work often uses clothing items, or semi-precious objects crossing divergent cultures and time in building references for an ever-shifting identity.

In “Fashionable Collaborations” photographs have been selected that are often constructed with art historical references. Even though these photographers never lose their individual voices or their creative search for effective and artistic image making, they fully acknowledge the collaborative process of finding inspiration and references from the larger world of culture and design.

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