STUNNING visual history by some of the most influential artists and image-makers of the twentieth century, published on Vogue magazine's one hundredth anniversary!!
Collector's 1992 out-of-print stated first edition vintage hardcover book - On the Edge: Images from 100 Years of Vogue. Edited by Anna Wintour. Has original dust jacket.
Anna Wintour: Editor in Chief of Vogue Magazine. Introductory essay by Kennedy Fraser. Publisher: Random House, New York, Printed in Italy. Copyright: 1992, ISBN 0679411615. Not ex-library.
Vogue's history, full of ambitious, impossible romantics, their photographers and editors, brought together in emotional intensity, goading them along the dizzying edge of shock and risk.
Richard Avedon, Irving Penn, Helmut Newton, Cecil Beaton, Weegee,
Edward Steichen, Herb Ritts, Karl Lagerfeld, Ellen Von Unwerth, Hiro,
Horst P. Horst, Erwin Blumenfeld, Bruce Weber, Deborah Turbeville, and more.
FEATURING: Celebrity portraits, artists, fashion designers, models, rock stars, sex symbols, Hollywood movie stars, nudes, dancers etc...
Henri Matisse, The Beatles, Anna Pavlova, Ingmar Bergman, Tina Turner,
Marilyn Monroe, Mick Jagger, Barbara Streisand, Salvador Dali,
Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, Julia Roberts, Cindy Crawford,
Fred Astaire, Yves Saint Laurent, Naomi Campbell, and others.
Kennedy Fraser Introduction: Explores role of photography in the history of magazine, beginning with biography of Condé Nast exploring start of publishing company, and continuing through reshaping of magazine in 80's and 90's by Wintour.
Explores role of photography in the history of magazine, beginning with biography of Condé Nast exploring start of publishing company, and continuing through reshaping of magazine in 80's and 90's by Wintour. Contents:
"Overture", "Introduction by Kennedy Fraser", "The First Fifty Years", "The Forties", "The Fifties", "The Sixties", "The Seventies", "The End of the Century", "Index to Photographers", and "Bibliography".
Carefully edited content, visually realized by the best stylists, photographers, models, hair, and makeup artists, all working as a team.
The Exhibition "On the Edge Photographs from 100 Years of Vogue", at The New York Public Library, April 4 – August 1, 1992. Curated by Diana Edkins, former research supervisor, Photography Dept: Museum of Modern Art, creator Condé Nast archive.
Large quarto heavy hardcover, pictorial DJ, dark blue cloth boards & spine titles. 296 glossy cardstock MINT pages, 12" x 10.5". Binding tight. Fine vintage condition.
Pages fine/bright/clean/unused. Cover excellent/bright/clean/light shelfwear. DJ excellent/very good++/bright/clean/light shelfwear includes light scuffing/light edgewear-chipping-minimal creases/few tiny-small edge tears.
Do not pass up this rare masterpiece; will make a FABULOUS gift!!
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