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The Photographic Art of Hoyningen-Huene

William A. Ewing

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ISBN 10: 0847807185 / ISBN 13: 9780847807185
Published by Rizzoli, New York, 1986
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Title: The Photographic Art of Hoyningen-Huene

Publisher: Rizzoli, New York

Publication Date: 1986

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

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This account of the 1920s Parisian photographer is illustrated with more than two hundred reproductions and offers an intimate look at his inspirations and artistic growth

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From unpublished memoirs and other sources, Ewing (Style and Motion, etc.) offers a comprehensive picture biography of Geoge Hoyningen-Huene, who was born into Russia's aristocracy and in the Paris of the '20s and '30s became a quintessential sophisticate among fashion magazine photographers. For Vogue, Vanity Fair and Harper's Bazaar he provided location and studio portraits of models, designers, film stars, authors, poets and society's darlings. Influenced by Man Ray, Baron de Meyer and Edward Steichen, Hoyningen-Huene set a standard of elegance in a genre later taken further by Horst, Penn and Avedon. In this volume's richly reproduced portraitsamong them Coco Chanel, Cocteau, Chaplin, Stravinsky, the Windsors, Lifar, Dolores Del Rio and Garboartist and subject combine superlatively in what came to be known as glamour.
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