New York Times Art Critic Roberta Smith reviews four
concurrent exhibitions at ICP, including "Edward Steichen: In High
Fashion: The Condé Nast Years, 1923-1937."
Fashion Forward (Not for the Fainthearted)
There are days when it seems as if you've been subscribing to all the
wrong fashion magazines. A little bit of your world crumbles, or maybe a
A visit to the International Center of Photography may cause such a day.
The center is inaugurating a year of fashion photography exhibitions
called "2009 Year of Fashion" with four synergistic exhibitions. They
culminate in an engrossing survey of pictures from Edward Steichen's
years at Condé Nast (1923-37), when that pioneer photographer more or
less invented fashion photography and celebrity portraiture.
Read the complete review in The New York Times.