Bert Stern, ‘Untitled’, 1958, Staley-Wise Gallery
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Bert Stern

Untitled, 1958

Gelatin Silver Print
This is part of a limited edition set.
14 × 11 in
35.6 × 27.9 cm
Edition of 36
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20 × 16 in
50.8 × 40.6 cm
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24 × 20 in
61 × 50.8 cm
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40 × 30 in
101.6 × 76.2 cm
Edition of 36
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60 × 40 in
152.4 × 101.6 cm
Edition of 36
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Location
New York
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Authenticated and stamped by the Bert Stern Estate
Bert Stern
American, 1929–2013
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Bert Stern was one of the leading photographers of the 1950s and 1960s; he redefined fashion photography with his clean and direct style. Like his contemporaries Richard Avedon and Irving Penn, Stern pioneered a new photographic aesthetic, preferring uncluttered and emotionally direct images that strove not only to showcase the human figure but also to capture a sense of the subject’s psychology. “What makes a great model is her need, her desire; and it’s exciting to photograph desire,” Stern once said. Encouraged to pursue photography by Stanley Kubrick, Stern’s reputation quickly grew as he worked for commercial companies such as Revlon. He became a mainstay for fashion magazines like Vogue, and his portfolio featured such superstars as Twiggy, Truman Capote, and Audrey Hepburn. Stern famously captured Marilyn Monroe in The Last Sitting, the actress’s last group of portraits taken six weeks before her death.

Bert Stern, ‘Untitled’, 1958, Staley-Wise Gallery
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About the work
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Authenticated and stamped by the Bert Stern Estate
Bert Stern
American, 1929–2013
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Bert Stern was one of the leading photographers of the 1950s and 1960s; he redefined fashion photography with his clean and direct style. Like his contemporaries Richard Avedon and Irving Penn, Stern pioneered a new photographic aesthetic, preferring uncluttered and emotionally direct images that strove not only to showcase the human figure but also to capture a sense of the subject’s psychology. “What makes a great model is her need, her desire; and it’s exciting to photograph desire,” Stern once said. Encouraged to pursue photography by Stanley Kubrick, Stern’s reputation quickly grew as he worked for commercial companies such as Revlon. He became a mainstay for fashion magazines like Vogue, and his portfolio featured such superstars as Twiggy, Truman Capote, and Audrey Hepburn. Stern famously captured Marilyn Monroe in The Last Sitting, the actress’s last group of portraits taken six weeks before her death.

Bert Stern

Untitled, 1958

Gelatin Silver Print
This is part of a limited edition set.
14 × 11 in
35.6 × 27.9 cm
Edition of 36
Contact for price
20 × 16 in
50.8 × 40.6 cm
Edition of 36
Contact for price
24 × 20 in
61 × 50.8 cm
Edition of 36
Contact for price
40 × 30 in
101.6 × 76.2 cm
Edition of 36
Contact for price
60 × 40 in
152.4 × 101.6 cm
Edition of 36
Contact for price
Location
New York
Have a question? Visit our help center.
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
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