Lillian Bassman June 15, 1917 – February 13, 2012
“I was interested in developing a method of printing on my own, even before I took photographs...
I wanted everything soft edges and cropped "
Bassman said she wanted to "create a new kind of vision aside from what the camera saw.”
(B&W magazine in 1994)
Lillian Bassman-fashion photographer died on Monday at her home in Manhattan. She was 94. See her work at the New York Times here
& read her obituary at the Times here
& more of her work at La Lettre de Photographie here
books of her work Lillian Bassman , Lillian Bassman: Women. A new book, Lillian Bassman: Lingerie, will be published by Abrams- April 1.