Some other photos by Clarence John Laughlin.
John Gutmann (1905 – 1998) was was a german photographer. He trained as a painter then in 1933 he bought a camera and moved to United States. He started to work for magazines as a photographer. Gutmann was really interested in jazz artists and worked with lots of musicians. He created the John Gutmann Photography Fellowship Award.
Anna Sten (1908 – 1993) was a Russian silent film actress and Hollywood movie star.
She studied at the Russian Film Academy and joined the Moscow Art Theater.
She appeared in several Russian silent films and with the German movie “The Brothers Karamazov “(1931) Anna came to the attention of Samuel Goldwyn who was looking for a foreign-born actress that he could build up as the rival of (and possible successor to) Greta Garbo.
Clarence John Laughlin (1905 – 1985) was an American photographer.
His first aspiration was to be a writer and he wrote many poems and stories in the style of French symbolism.
He began working as a freelance architectural photographer, then worked for various magazines and one of these was Vogue. After a conflict with then-editor Edward Steichen he split from Vogue and then he worked on personal projects full of elements of Surrealism.
Antoinette Frissell Bacon, (1907-1988) was an American photographer, known for her fashion photography and World War II photographs.
She was called by Condé Montrose Nast to work for Vogue in 1931.
This photo was originally published by Harper’s Bazaar in 1947, and later by Sports Illustrated in 1955.
Yale Joel (1919-2006) was an American photographer. He was a member of Life magazine photography staff for over 25 years.
He developed a reputation as the “photographer of the impossible”.
Louise Dahl-Wolfe (1895-1989) was an American Photographer most known for her fashion photos.
She worked at Harper’s Bazaar from 1936 to 1958 in associaton with Diana Vreeland. She left Harper’s Bazaar in 1958 when a new art director tried to exert influence on her work and until 1960, year of her retirement, she worked at Vogue and other magazines.