Lillian Bassman: Lingerie

Lillian Bassman: Lingerie

Lillian Bassman


Through the Nineteen Fifties and the early Sixties, operating with that era’s supermodels, model photographer Lillian Bassman created the indispensable sleek female photo of ladies of their underwear. As Ginia Bellafante positioned it within the New York Times lately, “In position of heavyset ladies constraining themselves in what used to be primarily gear, Ms. Bassman deployed immeasurably lithe versions, conveying an international within which ladies looked as if it would linger within the pleasures in their personal sensuality.” Fifty years later, those pictures have misplaced none in their attract, and the large cultural influence of the television convey Mad Men has given them new currency.

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