Diane Arbus • One of the most original and influential American photographers of the 20th Century. • Working with her husband, started out in advertising and fashion photography. There photographs appeared in such magazines as Vogue. • In the late 1950s, she began to focus on her own photographyShe began to pursue taking photographs of people she found during her wanderings around New York City. She visited seedy hotels, public parks, a morgue, and other various locales. These unusual images had a raw quality and several of them found their way in the July 1960 issue of Esquire magazine. These photographs were a spring board for more work for Arbus.
Eolo Perfido • “At 28 I took camera in my hands without knowing that after a while my desire would be to keep it there forever. To take pictures has become something that goes beyond the simple realization of images and has deeply changed my way of experiencing life and relating to others.” • Worked for several international agencies, customers and magazines such as JWT, Saatchi & Saatchi, Leo Burnett, BBDO, Corbis, Pepsi Cola, Kraft, Gatorade, Novartis, The New York Times, Panorama First, Vision, Vogue Russia, GQ Russia • Born in Cognac (France) in February 1972. • Lives in Rome and works all over the world.
Julia Margaret Cameron • After receiving a camera as a gift, Julia Margaret Cameron began her career in photography at the age of forty-eight. • Produced the majority of her work from her home at Freshwater on the Isle of Wight. • Enlisted everyone around her as models, from family members to domestic servants and local residents. • She derived much of her subject inspiration from literature, and her work in turn influenced writers. In addition to literature, she drew her subject matter from the paintings of Raphael, Giotto, and Michelangelo, whose works she knew through prints that circulated widely in late nineteenth-century England.
Arnold Newman • “We do not take pictures with our cameras, but with our hearts and minds.” • Arnold Newman (1918-2006) is acknowledged as one of the great masters of the 20th and 21st century and his work has changed portraiture. He is recognized as the “Father of Environmental Portraiture.” His work is collected and exhibited in the major museums around the world including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; The Museum of Modern Art, New York; The Chicago Art Institute; The Los Angeles Museum of Art; The Philadelphia Museum; The Tate and the National Portrait gallery, London; The Israel Museum, Jerusalem; and many other prominent museums in Europe, Japan, South America, Australia, etc. • Newman was an important contributor to publications such as New York, Vanity Fair, LIFE, Look, Holiday, Harper’s Bazaar, Esquire, Town and Country, Scientific American, New York Times Magazine, and many others. There are numerous books published of Newman’s work in addition to countless histories of photography, catalogues, articles and television programs.
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