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Ralph Gibson

“You cannot live when you are untouchable. Life is vulnerability.” — Édouard Boubat, Notebooks, 1958 (Image: Mary Ellen, Hand, 1967 Ralph Gibson)

Contemporary Fine Art Photography • Etherton Gallery • Tucson, Arizona

Etherton Gallery • Contemporary Fine Art Photography • Tucson, Arizona

Mary Ellen, Hand by Ralph Gibson 1967

Photographer: Ralph Gibson - Mary Ellen, Hand 1967

Ralph Gibson (Mary Ellen Mark) #photographers

Ralph Gibson - Mary Ellen, Hand, 1967 (*)

Mary Ellen, Hand | by Ralph Gibson c1967

Ralph Gibson Photography

by Ralph Gibson

Ralph Gibson. ❦ he knows white roses are my favorite...

❦ he knows white roses are my favorite...

Romantic photo by Ralph Gibson

White rose...

So sweet!

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The doors to the world of the wild Self are few but precious. If you have a deep scar, that is a door, if you have an old, old story, that is a door. If you love the sky and the water so much you almost cannot bear it, that is a door. If you yearn for a deeper life, a full life, a sane life, that is a door • Clarissa Pinkola Estés • Photo: Ralph Gibson, 1970

Ralph Gibson - From the somnambulist photo series (Hand and doorway), 1968. ☀

Ralph Gibson: From the somnambulist (Hand and doorway), 1968

Ralph Gibson, Untitled from Somnambulist, 1969

Ralph Gibson, “The Enchanted Hand” (1970)

The Enchanted Hand by Ralph Gibson

Ralph Gibson - Somnambulist - 1969

open doors.

door hand

Ralph Gibson, Untitled, from The Somnambulist Series, 1969

Ralph Gibson Photography: http://www.ralphgibson.com/gallery.html

one of my favorite photographers, Ralph Gibson

Ralph Gibson, photographer.

Heinrich Kuhn - Miss Mary and Lotte at the hill crest, ca. 1910 autochrome

heinrich-kuhne28094miss-mary-and-lotte-at-the-hill-crest-ca-1910 Heinrich Kühn, Miss Mary and Edeltrude at the Hill Crest, ca. 1910, autochrome

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Heinrich Kühn, Miss Mary and Edeltrude at the Hill Crest, ca. 1910, autochrome (courtesy Metropolitan Museum of Art)

Heinrich Kühn: [Miss Mary and Lotte at the Hill Crest] (2005.100.370) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Heinrich Kühn. Mary Nuage (Carl Christian Heinrich Kühn was an Austrian–German photographer and pioneer. He is regarded one of the forefathers of fine art photography, the movement that helped photography to establish itself as an art on its own)

heinrich-kuhne28094miss-mary-and-lotte-at-the-hill-crest-ca-1910 http://venetianred.net/2009/02/22/the-dreamy-images-of-heinrich-kuhn/

Heinrich Kühn (Austrian, born Germany 1866–1944), Miss Mary and Lotte at the Hillcrest, c. 1910. Autochrome, 22.7 x 16.9 cm.

Heinrich Kuhn 1910 Autochrome

zitterberg: “Heinrich Kühn, Miss Mary and Edeltrude at the Hill Crest, ca. 1910, autochrome “[Heinrich Kühn] is regarded one of the forefathers of fine art photography, the movement that helped...

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Dovima with the Elephants

richard avedon

You need more lessons but your getting there. Mary Poppins should be pleased with your progress! by Richard Avedon : Carmen Dell’Orefice (Homage to Munkácsi), Place François-Premier, Paris, 1957 Harper’s Bazaar Coat by Pierre Cardin

nice Photographer Richard Avedon – Jelanie by http://www.dezdemon-fashion-trends.top/vintage-fashion-photography/photographer-richard-avedon-jelanie/

Richard Avedon | Homage to Munkacsi, Carmen, coat by Cardin, Place Francois-Premier, Paris, August 1957 #Photographs #Photos #Photography #Old #Vintage #Black #and #White

Carmen Dell’Orefice [Homage to Munkasci] Coat by Cardin, Place François-Premier, Paris, August 1957 by Richard Avedon [also]

❁pinterlee - Carmen (Homage to Munkácsi), Place François-Premier, Paris, August 1957 Photographer: Richard Avedon Model: Carmen Dell’Orefice Coat by Pierre Cardin

theniftyfifties: Carmen Dell’Orefice wearing Pierre Cardin, Paris 1957. Photo by Richard Avedon.

"Homage to Munckasi. Carmen, coat by Cardin, Place François-Premiere, Paris" in August 1957 by Richard Avedon (1923-2004). "Carmen Dell'Orefice (1931) is gliding effortlessly in mid air as she steps off a curb into a Paris street. Avedon was inspired by the Hungarian-born Martin Munkacsi (1896-1963), a former sports photographer who revolutionized the static world of fashion photography by injecting it with movement". by genevaanderson.wordpress.com

Carmen Dell'Orefice wearing Pierre Cardin, photographed by Richard Avedon, August 1957.

By Richard Avedon www.richardavedon.com

Willi Ruge - From Parachuting series, 1931

From Willi Ruge's Parachuting Series, 1931.--- Ruge, a photojournalist who specialized in images of aircraft, took this photograph during a seven-minute parachute jump from an airplane over Berlin. Although his friends tried to dissuade him, Ruge risked his life to produce this vertiginous view, which was published in the Berliner Illustrirte Zeitung.

Der Fotograf [The Photographer] / 1931 / Willi Ruge / specialized in images of aircraft, took this photograph during a parachute jump from an airplane over Berlin."

Der Fotograf [The Photographer], 1931 Willi Ruge (German, 1882–1961) Gelatin silver print. uge, a photojournalist who specialized in images of aircraft, took this photograph during a seven-minute parachute jump from an airplane over Berlin.

Der Fotograf [The Photographer], 1931 Willi Ruge (German, 1882–1961) Gelatin silver print 8 1/16 x 5 9/16 in. (20.5 x 14.1 cm) Gilman Collection, Purchase, Ann Tenenbaum and Thomas H. Lee Gift, 2005 (2005.100.300) Ruge, a photojournalist who specialized in images of aircraft, took this photograph during a seven-minute parachute jump from an airplane over Berlin. Although his friends tried to dissuade him, Ruge risked his life to produce this vertigin

Willi Ruge - from Parachuting series, 1931 black and white #photography

Willi Ruge; 1931

butterfly ladies.

New Butterflies New Butterflies by Lissy Elle Laricchia on Flickr

New Butterflies by Lissy Elle Laricchia. Girls. Masks. Black and White. Photography.

New Butterflies by Lissy Elle Laricchia, via Flickr #lissylaricchia

I would wear a butterfly head with my BFF

Butterflies vintage photo

Butterfly Sisters~♛

Butterfly twins

Butterfly girls

butterfly hats

An Amateur Snapshot of Kodak's Early Days

theformofbeauty: An Amateur Snapshot of Kodak’s Early Days, 1930s photo by H. F. P. Middleton (Source: firsttimeuser) via The Form of Beauty

firsttimeuser: An Amateur Snapshot of Kodak’s Early Days, 1930s photo by H. F. P. Middleton

An Amateur Snapshot of Kodak’s Early Days, 1930s photo by H. F. P. Middleton

Mr. H.F.P. Middleton 1931 #photography #nature

Must appreciate the black and whites

H. F. P. Middleton, 1930s

Walker Evans, Subway Portrait, 1938, National Gallery of Art Walter Rosenblum, Girl on a Swing, Pitt St., New York 1938 André   Steiner, Anamorphose, 1933 NICKOLAS MURAY, Frida , 1939  An Amateur Snapshot of Kodak’s Early Days, 1930s photo by H. F. P. Middleton ACME News Press Wire Photo -  Chew Your Way to Beauty, 1934 Marcel Vanderkindere, Light effect, c.1930  ITALY—Light and shadow, 1936. photo by  Herbert List E. O. Hoppé, Metro Station at the British Museum, London, 1937  Figures de Cire, Mannequins and Models by Pierre Imans, 1930 James Leslie Daniels, New York, 1937 -by George Platt Lynes   Eleanor Parke Custis, Mechanics and Man, USA, 1938 Young Helen poses on a stack of Paint Cans ,1930   Sunlovers, c1930  by Aurel Abramovici Piet Zwart, Sans titre, 1934 Jean Cocteau, La sang d’un poète (film still), 1930 Brassaï, Self-portrait in the mirror while photographing at a ‘Hair Style Show’ [défilé de coiffure], Paris, 1934 Alfred Eisenstaedt, Hanomag car at Wolfgangsee, Salzburg, 1932 Emil Heilborn, At the dog races, 1930-1939 Robert Doisneau, La sonnette, 1934  Ilse Bing, Wall Street, New York, 1936 Barbara Morgan, Spring on Madison Square II, 1938 Dr. Paul Wolff, Shadows, 1933 Dr. Paul Wolff, Shadows, 1933   René Jacques, Square du Vert-Galant, Paris 1937 Le Mans, c.1935 by René -Jacques Boris Lipnitzki, Locomotive aérodynamique à la gare de Lyon. Paris, 1937 Rue Descartes, Tours, 1935 by Ilse Bing     France Humoristic Sailor old Photomontage photo, 1930 George Hoyningen-Huene - Katharine Hepburn, 1934 Students play leapfrog at Class Day, 1938  Elegant French Excentric Men, North France , C.1930 Unknown photographer, Impressionist landscape,Belgium, c.1930  Brassaï, Untitled (Woman with cat mask), Paris, 1930s Emilio Sommariva, Hands,1935   Golden Gate Bridge Opening Day, 1937 Helmar Lerski, Self-Portrait in the Model’s Eye, ca 1930  André Kertész, New York, 3rd Avenue, 1937 Hans Günther  Radio tower staircase,1930s Radio tower staircase,1930s    Rouen, c. 1931 by  André Kertész Street Scene with Shadow and Sunlight,1931 by Will Buggertz  Die springer, c. 1930s by Aurel Abramovici  Shadow Play, 1932 by Lajos Szabó Escalier de la butte Montmartre au chien blanc, 1932-1933 by Brassaï 

Helmut Lang

Helmut Newton photographing | 1960s fashion | black & white | jump | leap | walk | skip | hop | strut |

Helmut Newton photographing - 1960s. Love these shots where the photographer is in the frame also

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helmut newton photographing, 1960s - LOVE this photo #helmutnewton

Helmut Newton #photography #SS14 #inspiration #MOEVA

Helmet Newton photographing his model. 1960's

Amo! helmut newton photographing, 1960s

Helmut Newton, 1960s.

Minor White, Windowsill Daydreaming

Minor White … Windowsill Daydreaming, Rochester, New York …1958 …

Windowsill Daydreaming, Rochester, New York, 1958, Minor White.

workman: “ bauchpinseln: Windowsill Daydreaming, 1958 - Minor White ” one of my all-time-favorite images

minor white photography at DuckDuckGo

Minor White, Windowsill Daydreaming, Rochester, New York, 1958. Thank you, kvetchlandia

Toni Frissell: Victoria Station, London, 1951

Lisa Fonssagrives in a tailored suit features a long pencil skirt and a fitted jacket with peplum. Photograph by Toni Frissell for Harper's Bazaar, London, 1951

Toni Frissell: Victoria Station, London, 1951. Fashion model (identified as Lisa Fonssagrives) with English bobby on platform at London's Victoria Station.. published by Harper's Bazaar in 1951. Part of a collection gifted to the Library of Congress by Frissell.

Photo by Toni Frissell: Victoria Station, London, 1951 Fashion model (identified as Lisa Fonssagrives) with English bobby on platform at London's Victoria Station (or not? See comment below). Photograph by Toni Frissell (one of the most celebrated female photographers of the 20th Century), published by Harper's Bazaar in 1951.

Toni Frissell: Victoria Station, London, Harper's Bazaar in 1951. Bộ ảnh ấn tượng ở sân ga 2 người mặc trang phục màu đen cô gái tay cầm thêm chiếc ô và áo khoắc. Áo vest đọn vai cùng váy bút chì.

Toni Frissell: Victoria Station, London, 1951 Fashion model (identified as Lisa Fonssagrives) with English bobby on platform at London's Victoria Station (or not?). Photograph by Toni Frissell (one of the most celebrated female photographers of the 20th Century), published by Harper's Bazaar in 1951. (It's definitely Paddington Station, the platforms and roof structure [still] have this layout. Victoria is quite different.)

Toni Frissell: Victoria Station, London, 1951 Fashion model (identified as Lisa Fonssagrives)

Hmmm... how to look chick at the train station in the morning when you're barely awake, there's a throng of people swarming the platform and you're worried you've got your purse, your coat and your MP3 player still with you?? IMPOSSIBLE! That's why I love this pic I guess... Total uthopia... What do you think?? Do you look this stylish in the mornings?? By the way, Mary Flower: I travelled with your mum this morning, I hadn't seen her in ages! She actually resembled someone totally cool and stylish like the lady in the photo! Mmmm... como ser chick en la estación de tren en la mañana cuando apenas estás despierta, hay un mundo de gente en el andén y tenés que estar preocupándote si tenés o no la cartera, la campera y tu MP3?? IMPOSIBLE!! Por eso me encanta esta foto... Utopía total... Ustedes qué piensan?? Están así de divas a la mañana?? De paso, Mary Flower: hoy viajé con tu mamá. Hace mil que no la veía! La verdad que estaba tan diva como la mujer de la foto! Photo credits: Passing in Victoria Station, London (1951), from Double Takes, via A Cup of Jo.

Credited by many as the first supermodel, even though she was never called that in her lifetime, Lisa Fonssagrives was the first widely known fashion model. Born Lisa Birgitta Bernstone in 1911 in Uddevalla, Sweden, she took up painting, sculpting and dancing as a child. She went on to Mary Wigman's school in Berlin where she studied art and dance. After returning to Sweden, she opened a dance school. She moved from Sweden to Paris to train for ballet. While in Paris in 1936, photographer Willy Maywald discovered her in an elevator and asked her to model hats for him. Fonssagrives' photographs were then sent to Vogue and Vogue photographer, Horst P. Horst took some test photographs of her, which were to launch her stellar fashion career. She was to describe her modelling as "still dancing". Before Fonssagrives came to the United States in 1939, she was already a top model. Her elegant blonde image appeared on the cover of many magazines during the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s, including Town & Country, Life, Time, Vogue, and the original Vanity Fair. She epitomized a very noble period of fashion and couture, giving a classical dignity to anything she wore. She was reported as "the highest paid, highest praised, high fashion model in the business". Fonssagrives once described herself as a "good clothes hanger".  She worked with many famous fashion photographers including Georges Hoyningen-Huene, Man Ray, Horst, Erwin Blumenfeld, George Platt Lynes, Richard Avedon, and Edgar de Evia. Unusually, she continued to be a fashion model when she was past 40. She married Parisian dancer and photographer, Fernand Fonssagrives, in 1935; they divorced and she later married another leading photographer, Irving Penn, in 1950. She was a frequent subject of Penn's photographs for Vogue magazine, particularly his studies of French haute couture. Together, the Penns represented an extraordinary photographer - model team. In the 1960s, Fonssagrives became a sculptor working in marble, bronze and fiberglass. She died in 1992, aged 80, in New York, leaving behind a stunning legacy of art and photographs.  Credited to Pugachew

Toni Frissell, (1907 -1988) was an American photographer, known for her fashion photography, World War II photographs, portraits of famous Americans and Europeans, children, and women from all walks of life. In the beginning of her career, she was an apprentice to Cecil Beaton and was advised by Edward Steichen. Conde Nast himself was instrumental in her start at Vogue. Frissell was one of Vogue's first female photographers. As her career evolved, Frissell was commissioned by several corporations, such as Gulf Oil and Life. Frissell stretched the boundaries of the privileged world into which she was born and became one of the most innovative photographers of her time. She conceived the fashion photograph as a snapshot, in the manner of Munkacsi, and brought a freshness and particularly American style to the genre. Her battle front photojournalism captured some of the most unforgettably compelling images of World War II. Lisa Fonssagrives was a Swedish fashion model widely credited as the first supermodel. Michael Todd (June 22, 1909 - March 22, 1958) was an American theatre and film producer, best known for his 1956 production of Around the World in Eighty Days, which won an Academy Award for Best Picture. He is also well known as the third of Elizabeth Taylor's seven husbands. Jacqueline Bouvier on her wedding day John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Bouvier on their wedding day, 1953 The Kennedys Portrait of Winston Churchill, his son Randolph, and his grandson Winston, circa 1950s Medieval street in Alfama, Lisbon, Portugal, ca. 1946  Bomb shelter in a London Underground station, during The Blitz, WW2 London 1945 During World War II she was commissioned by the Women's Army Corps to photograph the movements of the Red Cross. Her subsequent photographs are some of the most harrowing of the war and detail it's very real human cost. Berlin, October 1961  Lilli Marie Peiser, German actress  Liz  Taylor, Liza Todd and Mike Todd. Photograph by Toni Frissell, signed and dated 1957  Toni Frissell with child model Toni Frissell Toni Frissell showing kids her camera Portrait of Toni Frissell

Margaret Bourke-White

Margaret Bourke White by Phillipe Halsman becomes the first female photojournalist to be allowed into combat zones—paving the way for women in the field of photography. Description from pinterest.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Margaret Bourke-White #photography @Qomomolo

Distortions by Andre Kertesz

Andre Kertesz, Distortions. Learn Fine Art Photography - https://www.udemy.com/fine-art-photography/?couponCode=Pinterest10

Distortions by Andre Kertesz – PHOCUS

André Kertész - Distortion #4, 1933.

vahc: by Andre Kertesz

Andre Kertesz- Distortion

Steve McCurry

Sharbat Gula is an Afghan woman who was the subject of a famous photograph by journalist Steve McCurry. Gula was living as a refugee in Pakistan during the time of the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan when she was photographed. The image brought her recognition when it was featured on the cover of the June 1985 issue of National Geographic Magazine

Steve McCurry :: Eloquence of the Eye / afghan girl Sharbat Gula, Nasir Bagh Refugee Camp in Peshawar, Pakistan

Sharbat Gula, Afghan Girl, at Nasir Bagh refugee camp near Peshawar, Pakistan, 1984. © Steve McCurry

Peshawar, Pakistan I remember seeing this photo of Sharbat Gula; Steve McCurry's "Afghan Girl" when I was a younger at a kabob restaurant. This is one of my favorite photo's. The look on her face just takes me back and reminds me of my roots and where my parents came from.

Afghan Girl, December 1984, Steve McCurry: This photograph shows a your Afghan girl looking into the camera- it is very famous and recognizable, having graced the cover of National Geographic in 1985. I think that by taking this photo, McCurry wanted to show the humanity in a people that are often viewed simply as hostile. In today's day and age, there is a huge stigma surrounding people from the Middle East, but this girl doesn't look intimidating, she looks human, just like the rest of us.

Steve McCurry - a portrait of a green eyed child called “the Afghan girl”

© Steve McCurry photography (Peshawar, Pakistan)

Photographer Steve McCurry

Steve's body of work spans conflicts, vanishing cultures, ancient traditions and contemporary culture alike - yet always retains the human element. www.stevemccurry.com

Amateur Autochromes by John B. Trevor, 1907-1919

๑ Nineteen Fourteen ๑ historical happenings, fashion, art & style from a century ago - Amateur Autochromes by John B. Trevor. This one of Mrs. John B. Trevor, 1914

Mrs. John B. Trevor, ca. 1914 by John B. Trevor Autochrome process http://www.retronaut.com/2012/02/amateur-autochromes-by-john-b-trevor-1907-1919/

Mrs. John B. Trevor, ca. 1914. Taken by husband, John Trevor. Autochrome photo This is a beautiful photo.

Amateur Autochromes by John B. Trevor, 1907-1919. Mrs John B. Trevor, circa 1914.

Mrs. John B. Trevor, ca. 1914: Amateur Autochromes by John B. Trevor, 1907-1919

Mrs. John B. Trevor, ca. 1914. Autochrome photo, John Trevor

Caroline Trevor, ca. 1914 | John B. Trevor (from retronaut)

1907-19 / Amateur Autochromes / John B. Trevor

selected photos above: circa 1910-1916 by American lawyer and New York socialite John Bond Trevor Sr. you can find out more about autochrome here. source: retronaut

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Magic Spectrum #Grayscalee | #vintage #fairy

magical vintage ballet fairy, Anna Pavlova

vintage fairy by scaredysocks

Vintage Fairy Photo Postcard

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Vintage photograph. Digital Download Vintage photo of a fairy dancer. Isadora Duncan (mother of modern dance) performing "The Dragonfly"....

Vintage Ballerinas

I don't own any tulle skirts, but I'm not opposed to the idea and while one would be hard-pressed to find a "ballet" inspired look in my wardrobe, I like many other girls have a soft spot for ballet. I danced as a child, but was only in pointe shoes for a year before quitting, but seeing the Nutcracker or another ballet was nearly an annual tradition with my family. While I might be quite removed from the ballet scene, it's still a point of inspiration the same way vintage movies and magazines are. Who can resist the dreamy visuals? Anyway, all that to say that today's style inspiration is Anna Pavlova. She was a Russian prima ballerina in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. While she danced with the infamous Ballet Russes under Sergei Diaghilev, she is best remembered for her creation of The Dying Swan with her own company. Some footage remains of her dancing and her imagery and choreography is quite haunting, but perhaps what modern fans admire so much in Pavolva is the fairytale-like aspect of her own life. She was inspired to dance after viewing a ballet with her mother as a child, but her body type of highly arched feet, long limbs, and slimmer frame wasn't the ideal ballet body of the day. Her first application to the Imperial Ballet School was declined and when she was accepted her fellow classmates taunted her with cruel nicknames. Still, she practiced hard and learned to focus on her unique assets and even invented the modern pointe shoes to support her curved feet. And so it was the same young girl who was called "the little savage" by her classmates who later had her own legion of fans calling themselves "the Pavlovatzi." It's the sort of inspiring story we all like to hear--a daughter of a laundress who despite not having the ideal body for a very physical career managed to rise to fame and is remembered as one of the finest classical ballet dancers to have lived. It's a story we love to hear, that with hard work and focusing on what makes us different we can also find success when we follow our dreams.

Accueil - Sebastiao Salgado

En esta página podrás conocer el maravilloso Proyecto Génesis del fotógrafo brasileño Sebastiao Salgado que viajó por el planeta fotografiando pueblos y tierras aún vírgenes. http://www.amazonasimages.com

Great documentary photographer and a friend. New book and exhibition: Genesis.

Sebastião Salgado: http://www.amazonasimages.com/accueil

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Bruce Davidson

LEFTY SHOWING OFF HIS NEW TATTOO, BROOKLYN, NEW YORK, 1959. (Bruce Davidson, from his "Brooklyn Gang" series.)

Brooklyn Gang, NYC 1959: Bruce Davidson has been a member of the Magnum Photos agency since 1958. His photographs, notably those taken in Harlem, New York City, have been widely exhibited and published

TOCA NYC theme house music party inspirational photos. Come dance w/ us every 4th Friday of the month at Cielo in NYC. Like us on FB: https://www.facebook.com/TOCANYC NEW YORK CITY—Brooklyn Gang, 1959. © Bruce Davidson / Magnum Photos

Bruce Davidson, Brooklyn Gang, New York, USA, 1959. © Bruce Davidson/Magnum Photos.

2000 Light Years From Home - Brooklyn Gang, 1959. © Bruce Davidson / Magnum...

NEW YORK CITY—Brooklyn Gang, 1959. © Bruce Davidson / Magnum Photos.

Brooklyn Gang, Coney Island, New York, 1959 - Bruce Davidson

Bruce Davidson Photography

Brooklyn Gang, 1959. © Bruce Davidson / Magnum Photos