Lillian Violet Bassman
(1917 - 2012)
Lillian Violet Bassman was active/lived in New York. Lillian Bassman is known for fine art photography, fashion models, graphic design.
Biography Lillian Violet Bassman
Following is The New York Times obituary of Lillian Bassman, published February 13, 2012:
"Lillian Bassman, Fashion and Fine Art Photographer, Dies at 94" by William Grimes
Lillian Bassman, a magazine art director and fashion photographer who achieved renown in the 1940s and '50s with high-contrast, dreamy portraits of sylphlike models, then re-emerged in the '90s as a fine-art photographer after a cache of lost negatives resurfaced, died on Monday at her home in Manhattan. She was 94.
Her son, Eric Himmel, confirmed the death.
Ms. Bassman entered the world of magazine editing and fashion photography as a protégé of Alexey Brodovitch, the renowned art director of Harper's Bazaar. In late 1945, when
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