From Robert Frank's 'Paris'. The 80 photographs suggest that Frank's experience it the new world had sharpened his eye for European urbanism, seeing the city's streets as a stage for human activity and focusing on the flower sellers.
Arthur Elgort's Models Manual: Highly visual, super-model studded photography book of life in front of the camera and behind the scenes. Packed with commentary from Linda Evangelista, Naomi Campbell, Cindy Crawford, etc.
One of my passions is collecting books, and this beautiful signed Irving Penn first edition arrived recently. I love the cover- there's something so interesting and graphic about contact sheets, with their variations of poses and scribbled notes. This one features Jean Patchett from 1949 for a Christmas American Vogue. #photography #blackandwhite #fashionphotography #style #irvingpenn #vogue #book #collection #passion #treasure
President Franklin Delano Roosevelt established the Works Progress Administration (the name was changed to Work Projects Administration in September of as part of his New Deal program to put millions of unemployed Americans back to work.