"John Rawlings - 30 Years In Vogue" 2001 YOHANNAN, Kohle


[267] pp.

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12 1/4" x 10"

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John Rawlings (1912-1970) was a Condé Nast Publications fashion photographer from the 1930s through the 1960s. Rawlings left a significant body of work, including 200 Vogue magazine and Glamour magazine covers to his credit and 30,000 photos in archive, maintained by curator Kohle Yohannan.

Rawlings was in the elite circle of top Vogue photographers Irving Penn, Horst P. Horst, George Hoyningen-Huene, and George Platt Lynes. The photographer's recently rediscovered archive includes photographs of stage, screen, and society stars of the 1940s and 1950s, including Marlene Dietrich, Salvador Dalí, Veronica Lake, Bridget Bate Tichenor and Montgomery Clift.

A monograph on the work for Condé Nast by John Rawlings (1912-1970), a central fashion photographer in mid-century America. Rawlings was first hired by Vogue in 1936, working with the greats of the period, and going on to carve his own creative path through the 1940s, '50s and '60s. As well as his fashion photographs, he captured many stars including Marlene Dietrich, Babe Paley, the Duchess of Windsor, Truman Capote, and Pavel Tchelitchev.

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