SKREBNESKI: BLACK/WHITE & COLOR, 1949 NOWOct 28 — Dec 28, 1989


  • Victor Skrebneski,Orson Welles, Actor, 30 October 1970, Los Angeles Studio, 1970

  • Victor Skrebneski, Vicomtesse Jacqueline de Ribes, Paris, 1983

  • Victor Skrebneski, Truman Capote, Author, 12 April 1977, New York Studio, 1977

  • Victor Skrebneski, Raquel Welch, Actor, 26 April 1980, Chicago Studio, 1980

  • Victor Skrebneski, The Tuileries, 21 September 1983, Paris

A stunning retrospective by one of fashion photography’s masters-- Skrebneski.  Victor Skrebneski is perhaps most famous for his glamorous Estee Lauder photographs, but the artistic range of his work encompasses a much broader scope.  This magnificent collection of more that fifty black-and-white and color photographs, selected from a career spanning four decades, revealed for the first time the full drama of Skrebneski’s work:  the elegant, glittering fashion photographs as well as the provocative, surrealistic compositions; the sensual, sculptural nude studies, as well as the renowned portraits of Orson Welles, Raquel Welch, Truman Capote, and others; recently revealed images from his private collection, including shimmering, mysterious views of Paris at night; and his current explorations of the human figure.

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