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Guy Bourdin: Vogue

Posted by James Cartwright,

Guy Bourdin’s shoots for Vogue between 1955 and 1987 were complete game-changers for the world of fashion photography. Prior to his arrival on the circuit, magazines were saturated with imagery that marginalized women and associated them predominantly with home-making and their lifelong quest to find a man. Bourdin’s imagery brought a richer narrative to the fashion world, taking clothing and turning it into costumes within surrealist set-pieces, effectively making clothes about escapism and standing apart from the crowd, not just fitting in.

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Posted by James Cartwright

James started out as an intern in 2011 and is now one of our two editors. He oversees Printed Pages magazine and content wise has a special interest in graphic design and illustration. He also runs our online shop Company of Parrots and is a regular on our Studio Audience podcast.