Lillian Bassman is a fashion photographer from NYC whose work from the 40s to the early ’60s was published in Harper’s Bazaar. From the NYT article called Femininity, Salvaged:
Five years ago, at 87, Ms. Bassman discovered the glories of Photoshop and so began a new chapter in digital photography. She works every day in her studio, toying and reconfiguring from about 11 in the morning until dinnertime, and claims a proud proficiency with her computer. It is a skill however that does not extend to the use of e-mail or Google. “I’m not interested,” she said, “in any of that.”
Lillian Bassman, Then and Now exhibition at Staley Wise in NYC.
The book, Lillian Bassman, from 1997 is out of print but a new book will be published in the fall.
© Lillian Bassman
© Lillian Bassman, 1951
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