November 10, 2011
EDWARD STEICHEN the Condé Nast years
Edward Steichen is one of the most prolific, influential
and controversial figures in the history of photography.
He was already a famous painter and photographer when,
in 1923, he was offered to become the chief photographer for
Condé Nast’s glamorous and influential magazines Vogue and Vanity Fair,
the most prestigious position in photography’s commercial domain.
In the 1920s and 30s, Steichen crisp, detailed, high-key style revolutionized
fashion photograph with more than one thousand subjects
starring the world’s most famous, actors, actresses, painters, athletes,
playwrights, producers, poets, journalists, dancers, singers, writers of the time.
Opening Saturday 19th November 2011
from 3.00 pm to 8.00 pm
On show from 20th November 2011 to 12th February 2012.
Galleria Carla Sozzani
Corso Como 10, 20154 Milan, Italy