A documentary style portrait of one of the most celebrated English models of the 1960s - Twiggy. Photographed by Burt Glinn in London, England he captures the androgynous charm of the British gamine top model in a fashionable striped dress.  

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Burt Glinn
Twiggy, London, Black and White Documentary Portrait Photography of Top Model

1966

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A documentary style portrait of one of the most celebrated English models of the 1960s - Twiggy. Photographed by Burt Glinn in London, England he captures the androgynous charm of the British gamine top model in a fashionable striped dress. A gelatin silver print (RC), Twiggy and her manager Justin de Villeneuve, 1966, in London, England by Burt Glinn. Magnum stamp on back of photo and Glinn's embossed stamp in margin (front of photo). Available through 99Prints in New York City, an art marketplace for the modern collector, offering original photography, art, and works on paper, online. Artist's Bio: Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, photographer Burt Glinn worked for Life magazine before becoming a freelancer at Magnum. Glinn became an associate member of Magnum in 1951 along with Eve Arnold and Dennis Stock - the first Americans to join the young photo agency - and a full member in 1954.  Versatile and technically brilliant, Glinn was one of Magnum's great corporate and advertising photographers. He also made his mark with spectacular color series on the South Seas. Japan, Russia, Mexico and California.  Glinn published A Portrait of All the Russias and A Portrait of Japan.  His reportages have appeared in Esquire, Geo, Travel and Leisure, Fortune, Life and Paris-Match.  He has covered the Sinai War, the US Marine invasion of Lebanon and Fidel Castro's takeover of Cuba.  In the 1990's he completed an extensive photo essay on the topic of medical science. He received numerous awards for his editorial and commercial photography. Glinn died in 2008.

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  • Dimensions
    H 8 in. x W 10 in.H 20.32 cm x W 25.4 cm
  • Gallery Location
    New york, NY
  • Reference Number
    LU74633261143
  • Seller Reference Number
    99Prints
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