KCUR Arts
1:08 pm
Fri June 11, 2010

Steichen's Fashion Photography from the 1920s and '30s on Display at the Nelson

Photographer Edward Steichen has been described as "the Annie Leibovitz of his day, in overdrive." In the early 1920s and '30s, Steichen created more than 1000 celebrity portraits as chief photographer for Vogue and Vanity Fair.

Kansas City, MO – Photographer Edward Steichen's crisp, bold style helped create a new era of modern glamour.

An exhibition at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art features more than 150 of Steichen's black- and-white photos, as KCUR's Laura Spencer reports.

"Edward Steichen?In High Fashion: The Cond? Nast Years 1923-1937"

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

Bloch Building, Gallery L13

This exhibition is ticketed.

May 15, 2010?July 25, 2010

Check here for a audio slideshow about this traveling exhibition.


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