During the period before the discovery of the Bregler Papers, effusive praise of Eakins was expected of scholars in the American field, and a great many women and men engaged in it. What they don't tell you is that the market for child models and actors is very small. Ilse Bing German fashion and dance photographer, also noted for Paris street scenes and portraits. Josef Sudek Czech lense-based artist, noted for his landscapes, cityscapes, portraits and still-lifes. Celebration of youth, natural beauty erotic!
Thomas Eakins: Brilliant painter, gifted photographer sexual predator?
Becca from Orenburg Age: Louis Daguerre Responsible for the first ever photograph of a person in Herbert Bayer Austrian designer, architect and photographer. Man Ray - see above: Like Mapplethorpe, Andy Warhol used muses to inspire him. Drawing inspiration from classical sculpture and the study of the live model, these artists created lifelike, vibrant, and sensual representations of the human body. If we missed anything, let us know your favorite in the comments section below.
I mentioned this today, writing on Wednesday, because by the time you read this, it will likely be public knowledge that the New York Times Lens blog , my erstwhile employer, is shutting down at the end of this month. Mapplethorpe took a number of photographs of children throughout his career. My friend Ben who runs Meta seemed like the perfect person to put the story to print and he encouraged us to have Justin write to accompany the images. We get to know the people behind the camera for you. Our first night there, I was shooting shadows in a back alley, the sun had just gone down. An independent art house film that is brooding, melancholy and beautifully shot.