The renowned fashion and portrait photographer has shaped the fashion industry mid-century, making him one of the most sought-after photographers in the world. His involvement does not only go in fashion, but also in American culture and America's image of style, which will define the last half of the 20th century.
Moreover, Avedon's career also explored the American West, in which he made a series of portraits of the non-famous -- drifters, miners, cowboys, and others from the western U.S. It is said, that among his life and oeuvre in fashion, his portrait documentary is his magnum opus.
Italian photographer Luigi Ghirri introduced conceptualism in photography, where elements function beyond their nature and has made him one of the most significant photographers of the modern 20th ccentury.
Raymond Chin is a fashion and portrait photographer from Hong Kong. In this digital age, he still chooses to work solely on film, lending a nostalgic, poetic quality to his enigmatic images. We're proud to welcome him as one of our TEN AND ONE Awards Judges for this year.
The mid-20th century was the peak of avant-garde art, where artists and photographers resorted to alternative means to create artworks. The photocopier was one of them, and became a creative tool between the 60's and the 80's
The Swiss photographer Jakob Tuggener is one of the most significant industrial photographers in photography history, achieve through his series and book FABRIK, in which he studied the relationship between man and machine.
Christmas truly is one of the most wonderful times of the year -- everywhere just looks like part of Tinseltown as glamorous Christmas lights, outdoor music and carols, huge red-and-green cut-outs of Santa Claus, and of course, the Christmas trees. Mid-century, the trees get their makeover.
American photographer Ansel Adams remains one of the most renowned photographers today, and his photographs of American landscape and wilderness are iconic.. But there is more to Adams as a photographer. Turning away from mountain ranges, he also documented the WWII Manzanar relocation.
While we love the singular works of renowned New York photographers such as Vivian Maier and Berenice Abbott, the most compelling ones can be found in the vernacular. The untrained eyes are the most raw.