August 9th 2009

Edward Steichen exhibit at the AGO

The Art Gallery of Ontario will be featuring celebrated American fashion photographer Edward Steichen, in an exhibit with images from the 1920s and ’30s.Set to launch September 26th, Steichen’s exhibit will run until early January.

As the chief photographer for Vogue and Vanity Fair, he defined glamour, through highlighting leading fashion houses, among them Poiret, Chanel, Lanvin and Schiaparelli.

This show includes many of the images he also captured of various writers, artists, politicians and actors, including George Bernard Shaw, Martha Graham, Amelia Earhart, Charlie Chaplin, and Joan Crawford. It includes 200 gelatin silver prints in total.

Edward Steichen: In High Fashion, the Conde Nast Years, 1923-1937

  • Organized by the¬†Foundation for the Exhibition of Photography in Minneapolis and the Musee de l’Elysee in Lausanne, in collaboration with the AGO
  • September 26th, 2009 to January 3rd, 2010
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Andrew loves art and design, and pursues his studies in his final year at the Ontario College of Art and Design. He loves seeking out new artists and giving them their dues, and in his spare time, focuses on his own abstract sculpture.