Now here’s something to get excited about: The Whitney Museum in NYC is showing some recent acquisitions of Edward Steichens work, mostly portraits, done for a variety of clients, chief among them Conde Nast, aka Vanity Fair. That should fascinating and superbly interesting.
The show runs from Dec. 6 2013 till February 23. So come for a visit…I can’t wait for the opening.
Great story and as a fan of AA i can’t wait to see the whole lot. The published images are great and show the appliction of great photography in a commercial project and the commitment from such an outstanding instituon to use oustanding talent to get their image across.
Check out the article at the San Francisco Chronicle:
What a great subject. Obviously any documentary on a photo legend will impress me. But I really liked the revisit of some sites he photographed during his career and seeing what some owners did to it over the years.
Besides the breathtaking, epoch making photography itself the most fun were the little quips about the shoots and the architects. What a great man he was.
And After the reception we had to investigate the new Cooper Union campus: