COLLECTING & APPRECIATING FASHION PHOTOGRAPHY: TALK & PANEL DISCUSSION
Drake Hotel, 1150 Queen Street West (Queen & Beaconsfield)
Free admission, complimentary hors d’oeuvres & drinks
Tuesday October 21, 2008A
6:00 – 8:00 pm
Learn about the history and culture of fashion photography, an art form that exists in symbiotic relationship with trend-setting designers and the fashion and lifestyle magazines, ranging from Vogue to Dazed and Confused, that promote them. Betty Ann Jordan, art writer and consultant and Artist File columnist for Canadian House and Home, presents an illustrated talk about the glamorous world of fashion photography, past and present. Consider iconic works by photographers Richard Avedon, John Rawlings, Lilian Bassman, Nick Knight and many more. Learn about Conde Nast’s vast trove of photos from Vogue and Vanity Fair, now accessible to collectors online. Special guests include several Toronto gallerists who exhibit and sell fashion images and a leading local photographer.