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Arthur Elgort

United States • Born in: 1940

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Arthur Elgort was born in 1940 and raised in New York City. His style imbued with freedom and spontaneity certainly comes from his passion for music and dance, especially Jazz and ballets. His career is marked by prestigious collaborations for fashion campaigns around the world. Arthur quickly became one of the most renowned and acclaimed photographers. He participated in the creation of another vision of fashion photography. Arthur has always encouraged models to move freely in front of the lens, with women chosen for their spontaneity, without makeup and captured in natural light. He prefers to take his models outdoors, in real life, the looks are then really assumed, and this, as a signature of style and life. He is the author of 6 books: The Big Picture, Steidl 2014 Camera Crazy, DAP / Steidl 2004 Camera Ready: How to Shoot Your Kids, Universe / Rizzoli 1997 Arthur Elgort's Models Manual, DAP 1994 Swan Prince, Featuring Mikhail Baryshnikov, Bantom 1987 Arthur Elgort: Personal Fashion Pictures, 1983 "I like to take pictures, especially when my subjects are varied, with a bit of everything: Fashion, Jazz, Classical dance, my children, the landscapes and also the street. never wanted my work to be categorized. Fashion might be what goes on sale but a girl in the subway can be fashionable, a Jazzman can be fashionable and a ballerina on her barre can it I have always loved incorporating my interests into my photos and this is reflected in my latest book 'The Big Picture' which traces 45 years of work.

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Arthur Elgort

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Arthur Elgort was born in 1940 and raised in New York City. His style imbued with freedom and spontaneity certainly comes from his passion for music and dance, especially Jazz and ballets. His career is marked by prestigious collaborations for fashion campaigns around the world. Arthur quickly became one of the most renowned and acclaimed photographers. He participated in the creation of another vision of fashion photography. Arthur has always encouraged models to move freely in front of the lens, with women chosen for their spontaneity, without makeup and captured in natural light. He prefers to take his models outdoors, in real life, the looks are then really assumed, and this, as a signature of style and life. He is the author of 6 books: The Big Picture, Steidl 2014 Camera Crazy, DAP / Steidl 2004 Camera Ready: How to Shoot Your Kids, Universe / Rizzoli 1997 Arthur Elgort's Models Manual, DAP 1994 Swan Prince, Featuring Mikhail Baryshnikov, Bantom 1987 Arthur Elgort: Personal Fashion Pictures, 1983 "I like to take pictures, especially when my subjects are varied, with a bit of everything: Fashion, Jazz, Classical dance, my children, the landscapes and also the street. never wanted my work to be categorized. Fashion might be what goes on sale but a girl in the subway can be fashionable, a Jazzman can be fashionable and a ballerina on her barre can it I have always loved incorporating my interests into my photos and this is reflected in my latest book 'The Big Picture' which traces 45 years of work.

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The year of birth of the artist is: 1940