TONI FRISSELL PHOTOGRAPHY: Magnificent Pictures Captured By One Of The Influential Female Photographer Of The 20th Century
By Jacob Aberto in BYGONELY
On the lists of great photographers of the 20th century, the names are usually male, Guy Bourdin, Addison Scurlock, Philippe Halsman, and Norman Parkinson. There are exceptions such as Arbus, Vivian Maier, Nina Leen? Some of these artists are not admired for their work or they are considered as portrait photographer or fashion photographer.
Another great name in the field of photography is Toni Frissell, whose work crossed genres from war, fashion, photo-journalism and sports. During her career Frizzell photographed some of the famous personalities of the 20th century such as Kennedys, Churchill, Elizabeth Taylor, Frida Kahlo and many more. She produced over 300,000 photographs for famous publications such as Vogue Harper’s Bazaar, and Life. CLICK TO CONTINUE
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