Seeing is believing. Knowing what we is a way to honor our past and sometimes you do not repeat the mistakes. I love digging through the box of pandora publications decades beyond my memory and find gems, diamonds that now seem crude but at the time were the most polished. How and who photographed the cover of Vogue in 1950?
It was none other than the Wizard Irving Penn. His early drawings were published in Harper's Bazaar for from there to Vogue magazine where start as assistant artist Alexander Liberman. 1943, the year when the world was on fire by the world war, begin to design their master covers for Vogue.
Master always elegant and glamorous portraits that portrayed one perched on a white or gray and simplicity making its leitmotif. How he misses.