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Legendary Fashion and Fine Art Photographer Passes

Legendary photographer Lillian Bassman passes

Lillian Bassman, Barbara Mullen (Blowing Kiss VARIANT), Harper's Bazaar, ca 1950, 40x40 in., gelatin silver print

Sadly, the art world has lost a unique visionary. Lillian Bassman, known for her alluring, high-contrast fashion images of the 1940 and 1950’s and her work as a fine art photographer, has died at age 94. Her images transcend glamour, they are sublime celebrations of female beauty.

Feel free to contact Perkey Fine Art Advisor to learn more about the life and art of Lillian Bassman.

Read New York Times Lillian Bassman Obituary