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Five Reasons To Mourn And Celebrate Irving Penn

Irving Penn died yesterday, the last of the great men fashion photographers of the mid-20th Century. Newton and Avedon each died in 2004. Lillian Bassman is still around; but she doesn't shoot. Here's why Penn's aesthetic will be missed: » 10/08/09 6:00pm 10/08/09 6:00pm

An 80s-Tastic Christy Turlington Retrospective

Christy Turlington's presence on the August cover of American Vogue prompted to duck into the archives for more of the supermodel's old work for the title. We thought the list lacked for a little seminal 80s campaign oomph, so... » 7/15/09 6:00pm 7/15/09 6:00pm

The Costume Institute Has No Clothes

The Met's much-hyped "Model as Muse" exhibit opens with a life-sized mannequin in Dior holding Dovima's place in front of two posterboard elephants. It's fashion as ticky-tacky natural history diorama. And it only gets worse. » 5/08/09 3:00pm 5/08/09 3:00pm

Model Survived The Last Depression, Will Manage This One, Too

"I've come from where I've come from in life the hard way, like most people. I was never one to spend any money that I hadn't earned, and I never envied what anyone else had." » 3/10/09 4:40pm 3/10/09 4:40pm

Vogue's "Extreme Beauty" Images: Alarming, Painful

Images from the "Extreme Beauty In Vogue" photography exhibit in Milan (red carpet here) are up, and while some are simply stunning, others are a testament to the humiliation models often endure. » 3/03/09 5:00pm 3/03/09 5:00pm