Trude Fleischmann (1895-1990)

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Mila Cirul, dancer, Vienna, c. 1925
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Study with glass sphere, 1923

Trude Fleischmann established her career in photography in Vienna, opening her own studio in her 20s. She was known primarily for her work with celebrities from the world of music and theatre. She departed Austria when it was annexed by Nazi Germany in 1938, and successfully resumed her career in New York.

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Cornell Capa (1918-2008)

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Funeral of William “Bojangles” Robinson, New York, 1949. Courtesy Magnum Photos.
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Clark Gable and Marilyn Monroe on the set of “The Misfits”, Nevada, 1960. Courtesy Magnum Photos.

 

Robert Frank (b. 1928, Zürich)

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London, 1951
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Chattanooga, Tennessee, 1955
From The Americans.

 

Marc Riboud (1923-2016)

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India, 1985. The maharadjah of Jaipur built this observatory in the eighteenth century in Delhi.
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Hubei province. Industrial centre, Wuhan, on the Yangtze. MAO TSE-TUNG. 1971

 

Jeanloup Sieff (1933-2000)

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Catherine Deneuve, Vogue, Paris, 1969
Sieff was mostly known for his portraits of celebrities, work in fashion, and nudes.
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Femme nue gravissant une dune, 1970
He often used striking landscapes, in this case to create a narrative effect.

 

 

Edward Weston (1886-1958)

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Clouds, Death Valley, 1938
As one of the 20th century’s most notable and influential photographers, Weston has been unfairly neglected thus far on this site. Expect many more examples of his fine work.