Allan Grant, Flagpole Wedding, 1946, Silver gelatin photograph

Allan Grant’s Flagpole Wedding

Allan Grant’s photograph, “Flagpole Wedding,” captures an extraordinary moment in the summer of 1946, less than a year after the conclusion of the Second World War. It is a testament to the resilience and eccentricity of the human spirit, beautifully encapsulated in the unique love story of “Mad Marshall” Jacobs and his bride, Yolanda Cosmar.

Julius Shulman, Case Study House #22, Pierre Koenig, Los Angeles, California, 1960, Silver gelatin photograph

Julius Shulman’s Case Study House #22

Julius Shulman is often considered the greatest American architectural photographer of the 20th century. His photography shaped the image of South Californian lifestyle of midcentury America. For 70 years, he created on of the most comprehensive visual archives of modern architecture, especially focusing on the development of the Los Angeles region.

Milton H. Greene, Marilyn Monroe - Ballerina Sitting, 1954, Archival Pigment Photograph

Milton Greene’s Marilyn Monroe – Ballerina Sitting

Throughout his career, American photographer Milton H. Greene highlighted the glamorous world of Hollywood and fashion. His photography traced the passage of an era, helping to bring fashion photography into the realm of fine art along with his contemporaries such as Richard Avedon, Norman Parkinson, Cecil Beaton and Irving Penn.

Bruce Weber, Point Conception: Ric Arango, 1989, Silver Gelatin Photograph

Bruce Weber’s Point of Conception: Ric Arango

American photographer and filmmaker Bruce Weber is one of the most influential commercial image makers of the late 20th century. His career spanning five decades is among the most celebrated and prestigious, challenging and redefining the traditional perceptions of beauty, masculinity and femininity.