" Fashion and portrait photographer Sheila Metzner presents her life’s work, including her intimate family portraits in 1960s Woodstock, fashion editorials, nudes, and sacred landscapes.
This exquisite volume presents more than 300 photographs accompanied by the groundbreaking artist’s enchanting stories of the inspirations behind her critically acclaimed work. The first female art director at Doyle Dane Bernbach advertising agency in the 1960s, Sheila Metzner became a photographer while raising five children. In 1978, one of Metzner’s portraits became the hit of a controversial exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art ; gallery shows and assignments from Alexander Liberman at Vogue soon followed.
At a time when Avedon, Penn, and Piel commandeered its pages, Metzner became the first female photographer to receive steady work from Vogue. Always pushing artistic boundaries, Metzner’s distinctive photographic aesthetic soon positioned her as a contemporary master not only in fashion photography but also in fine art, portraiture, still life, and landscape.
With memoir-like vignettes that accompany her photos, this book is a deeply personal look at the artist’s career as a peer to fashion and film luminaries such as Diane Arbus and Richard Avedon. Featuring her renowned fashion editorials and acclaimed fine-art photography, this volume will appeal to both fashion and photography lovers.
Sheila Metzner’s photographs are featured in the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art, the International Center of Photography, the J. Paul Getty Museum, the Brooklyn Museum, the Art Institute of Chicago, and more. She has published four books. "
Vaste sélection, établie et commentée par la photographe Sarah METZNER elle-même, de son travail pour la photographie de mode et le portrait.
Sarah METZNER, première photographe à être publiée dans Vogue, a également retenu des paysages, des natures mortes et des photographies de sa vie de famille.
Signalons une photographie du mariage de Sheila Green et de Jeffrey Metzner prise par Richard AVEDON en 1968 à Woodstock.
Parmi les modèles de la photographe : Kim Basinger, David Lynch, Robert Mappelthorpe, Karen Mulder, Ralph Lauren, Warren Beatty, Uma Thurman...
Textes de Raven METZNER et de Hunter DROHOJOWSKA-PHILIP
.Index des photographies reproduites (12 reproductions)
Sheila METZNER est née en 1939.
Edition Originale américaine
New York, Rizzoli, 2017, pleine toile gris fer à illustration contrecollée (Robe Patou, 1986) , 288 pages.
TEXTE EN ANGLAIS
librairie couleur du temps, rizzoli, rizoli, photographe, photographie, metzner, metsner, mode, fashion, paysage, portrait, nature morte,