Arthur Elgort understands women, femininity, colors, and dreams. The leisurely, yet ever so graceful aesthetic of his image making came as a breath of fresh air the moment he entered the world of fashion photography.
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Photo London 2022 (5/11-5/15) – Arthur Elgort, David Yarrow, Frank Horvat, Harry Benson, Horst P. Horst, Lawrence Schiller, Melvin Sokolsky, Ormond Gigli, William Klein, Bruce Weber, Diane Arbus, Barbara Cole, Flip Schulke, Karen Knorr, Jim Lee, Terry O’Neill
If there is one name in the history of fashion photography who embodies the iconic ‘snapshot aesthetic’, it is Arthur Elgort. When Elgort made his debut as a fashion photographer, his improvisational and spontaneous style of shooting was a breath of fresh air in an era of heavy makeup, stiff, non-smiling mannequin like posing and controlled, studio lighting.