This Fashion Photography photo contains
attractiveness, appeal, hotness, portrait, headshot, closeup, and bustier.
There might also be
chemise, shimmy, shift, slip, teddy, cocktail dress, sheath, and camisole.
By Baron Adolph de Meyer, the first photographer for Vogue magazine
As an art historian, I look at the visual images for insight into the world we live in. How do artistic endeavors reflect the social, cultural, economic and political conditions of the times? How do the things we look at, the things we create give insight into the world around us?
Over the years, many of my academic interests have come together in the realm of fashion photography. This critical inquiry into fashion photography has emerged from the history of photography and my interest in the body itself as a work of art--as both a symbolic and real means of communication. Both clothed and unclothed,...