Variant for 'Rage for Colour' "Look" 1958 - demonstrating that what we imagine in our mind's eye as the quintessential fashion photography of the 20th c. - colour, stylised imagery, strong lighting - was largely Blumenfeld's innovation. [The extraordinary story of Erwin Blumenfeld - Telegraph]
Erwin Blumenfeld, Untitled (1953), New York Blumenfeld always tried to introduce and revise techniques he had developed through his experience. In this portrait of model Dovima, he relies on his masterly control of lighting. The photograph was taken through a rippled glass pane. The bubbles in the glass appear as small dots on the photograph.