The French fashion photographer Patrick Demarchelier

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Patrick Demarchelier (born in 1943) is a French fashion photographer. Among famous models he shot, there are Christy Turlington and Kate Moss. He was very prolific in the 1980s and 1990s. He also collaborated with the French House Dior. Dior, … Continue reading

The Old Hollywood photographer Wallace Seawell

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Wallace Seawell (1916-2007) was an American photographer who shot the most famous Hollywood stars during the Fifties and the Sixties. Among actresses he had under his objective, there were Natalie Wood, Sophia Lauren, Audrey Hepburn and Elizabeth Taylor. His photos … Continue reading

“Love letters to Rossetti” by the photographer Donna Lee Steven

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Australian born, Donna Stevens produces photoshoots for magazines and fine art world. In this serie of photos, the photographer pays a tribute to the Pre Raphaelite painter Dante Robert Rossetti. The British painter Dante Robert Rossetti (1828-1882), figure of the … Continue reading

The Art Deco illustrator Coles Philipps

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Coles Phillips (1880-1927) was an American and Art Deco illustrator who worked from World War I to the late 1920s. He was a pioneer : he introduced for the first time the Art Deco style into adversitings and fashion magazines. … Continue reading

The Art Deco illustrator André Édouard Marty

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André Édouard Marty (1882-1974) was a French engraver and illustrator. He studied at the École des Beaux arts where he met the future Art Deco illustrators André Brissaud, Georges Lepape and Charles Martin. He was an important figure of the … Continue reading

View on Antibes

Red Valentino’s dress.
Claude Monet painted the French Riviera and Antibes several times. This piece of art called “View seen from the Salis garden” was realized in 1888. Antibes is a well known town on the French Riviera, located between Cannes (12km) and Nice (20km). Antibes is a historic town ; it was the only town on the coast to be protected by ramparts.

The illustrator Matou en peluche

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“Matou en peluche” (“Stuffed tomcat” in French) is a talented illustrator based in Australia. His drawings are graceful and inspired by Art Deco (1920s, 1930s). Among his favourite subjects, there are portraits of women with an Art Deco style and … Continue reading

The vintage celebrity photographer Peter Basch

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Peter Basch was an American photographer born in Berlin, Germany. During the Fifties and the Sixties, he shot the most famous European (Mainly French) and American celebrities (actors, dancers, artists). He also did fashion photoshoots for magazines such as Life … Continue reading