"A PHOTOGRAPHER'S SCRAPBOOK" par Louise DAHL-WOLFE. Editions Quartet Books, Londres-Melbourne-New York. 1984.
A PHOTOGRAPHER'S SCRAPBOOK
"A PHOTOGRAPHER'S SCRAPBOOK" par Louise DAHL-WOLFE. Editions Quartet Books, Londres-Melbourne-New York. 1984. Edition Originale, imprimée aux Etats-Unis. Grand in-8 carré, couverture toilée noire sous jaquette photo. 146 pages. Texte en anglais de Louise Dahl-Wolfe, préface par Frances McFadden, illustré de près de 190 reproductions photographiques noir & blanc, in-texte et hors texte, de Louise Dahl-Wolfe.
"Louise Dahl-Wolfe, one of the most celebrated photographers of the thirtiesn forties, and fifties, was a uniquely American artist whose work had enormous ramifications for Horst, Avedon, Penn, and other great photographers who followed her. Working in the heyday of Harper's Bazaar with editor-in-chief Carmel Snow and renowned fashion editor Diana Vreeland,she came to fashion photography at a time when formal, sometimes stilted, European elegance was the norm and infused it with her fresh new vision-informal, intimate, and undeniably American. She pioneered the use of natural lighting in fashion photography and also brought many of her famous portrait subjects out-of-doors. In her own voice, unusually frank and sympathetic, Louise Dahl-Wolfe gives the reader a unique perspective of a photographer and her art... which she doesn't consider to be art at all..."