Sir Elton John: A Radical Eye
The British musician has opened up his extensive collection of modernist photography to the public, as part of a new exhibition at London's Tate Modern. Here, the show's curator explains why this movement continues to endure
Edward Weston (1886-1958, American Photographer)
One of the 20th century’s greatest photographers, Edward Weston (1886-1958), became famous primarily for his black and white photographs of landscapes, still lifes, nudes, and cats. Born in Highland Park, Illinois, he moved to California at 21 to join his sister and to escape a step-mother and step-brother with whom he did not get along. Weston admitted that he knew early on that he wanted to be a photographer, perhaps from the age of 16, when his father gave him his first camera. Following…
Edward Weston - Yosemite, 1938 | Photographs New York Monday, September 30, 2013 Lot 216 | Phillips
View Yosemite by Edward Weston sold at Photographs on New York 30 September & 1 October 2013. Learn more about the piece and artist, and its final selling price.
Edward Weston (1886 - 1958)
Edward Henry Weston was born March 24, 1886, in Highland Park, Illinois. He spent the majority of his childhood in Chicago where he attended Oakland Grammar School. He began photographing at the age...
Photographer Profile ~ Edward Weston
Edward Weston was renowned as one of the masters of 20th century photography. His legacy includes several thousand carefully composed, superbly printed photographs which have influenced photographers around the world for 60 years. Photographing natural landscapes and forms such as artichoke, shells, and his famous nudes using large-format cameras and available light. Weston's sensuously precise images raise to the level of poetry. The subtle use of tones and the sculptural formal design of…
Edward Weston Cats at Doorway and Cats on Rocks (2 photographs), 1944
This offering comes as a pair of two original photographs made by Edward Weston. Cats at Doorway is initialed and dated on the front of mount. Cats on Rock is unsigned.
Edward Weston: 1886-1958 – Daily Art Fixx
Born on March 24, 1886 in Highland Park, Illinois, Edward Henry Weston was a major American photographer and co-founder of Group f/64. Weston began taking pictures at the age of sixteen when he received a Bull’s Eye #2 camera from his father. His first photos were of the parks of Chicago and his aunt’s farm. […]
Charis Wilson: Edward Weston’s Often Nude Muse
Charis Wilson, who died on Friday at age 95, met legendary 20th century photographer Edward Weston when she was 19 and he 48. Their intense relationship – both personal and professional, as she acted as his wife, model, writer, companion, and…