“Horst is not a magician but an illusionist. His studio substitutes for the world. With the right props, the right light, he creates an atmosphere, a personal ambiance, before a few square meters of white screen in some New York or Paris studio.” (Kazmaier, 13)
Renowned fashion photographer Horst P. Horst (1906-1999) is featured in Horst: Sixty Years of Photography. Whether you are pursuing fashion or photography there is much to be gained by studying the work of this prolific photographer. The VRC has cataloged 25 images in the Digital Image Database, accessible with an active MySCAD log-in.
Images clockwise from top-left:
Horst, Horst P. (1940). Evening Gown by Schiaparelli. New York City, New York.
Horst, Horst P. (1987). Advertisement for Stockings. New York City, New York.
Horst, Horst P. (1943). Fashion Shot. New York City, New York.
Hosrt, Horst P. (1958). Yves Saint Laurent at Dior’s. Paris, France.