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Edward Weston Nudes 
 
  
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Aperture 
Published 1993 
  
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Lee Friedlander's photographs of women in their birthday suits leave me cold, but they invite comparison with Edward Weston's classic black and white nudes. Bare breasts and buttocks took on another dimension when Weston was behind the camera; his headless torsos more closely resemble the work of painters and sculptors than the passionless images of ladies decapitated by Friedlander and other contemporary photographers. Charis Wilson's memoir of posing for (and living with) Weston--and her under-the-skin take on the thought process behind his nude studies--is fascinating.  
  
 
  
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Edward Weston was born March 24, 1886, in Highland Park, Illinois. He made his first photographs in 1902 with a Kodak Bull's Eye #2 camera--a gift from his father. In 1911, five years after moving to California, he opened his own portrait studio in Tropico (now Glendale), California, and began to earn an international reputation for his work. But it was not until 1922 that he came fully into his own as an artist, with his photographs of the Armco Steel mill in Ohio. During 1923-26 he worked in... read more
 
  
 
  

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Edward Weston; & Susan Morgan (Contributor)
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Edward Weston; & Susan Morgan (Creator)
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Edward Weston; Beaumont Newhall (Editor); & Nancy Newhall (Editor)
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Edward Weston; Nancy Newhall (Editor); & Ansel Adams (Contributor)
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Edward Weston; Terence Pitts; & Ansel Adams
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Edward Weston Nudes 
  
Edward Weston; & Charis Wilson (Contributor)
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Edward Weston (Photographer); & Nancy Newhall (Author)
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Charis Wilson; & Wendy Madar
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Through Another Lens: My Years With Edward Weston 
  
Charis Wilson; & Wendy Madar (Contributor)
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