Horst portraits: 60 years of style
Horst, Terence Pepper, Robin Muir, National Portrait Gallery (Great Britain), Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Harry N. Abrams, Sep 1, 2001 - Photography - 211 pages
Horst P. Horst's images are the essence of elegance. Glamorous and sexy, they capture the celebrity and style of the 20th century. In this, the first book devoted specifically to Horst's portraits, 170 full-page photographs immortalize the actors and artists, designers and models, royalty and socialites who sat for him during his 60-year career. Coco Chanel, Joan Crawford, Marlene Dietrich, Gertrude Stein, Salvador Dali, Steve McQueen, Noel Coward, Jacqueline Kennedy, and Calvin Klein are just a few of those pictured. Culled from private collections as well as from the archives of American, British, and French Vogue, a number have never before been published.Horst Portraits includes an informative introduction, extensive notes on both the subjects and the sittings, and a complete chronology.
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Horst's photographic career spanned from 1931 to 1991. The son of a hardware store owner in eastern Germany, Horst found his way to Paris, where he became the assistant to George Hoyningen-Huene ... Read full review