Chris von Wangenheim
Fashion photographer
Chris von Wangenheim
Christoph von Wangenheim was a top professional fashion photographer of the late 1960s through early 1980s.
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不好“色”不时髦!2011夏季色彩搭配大行其道,Prada、Fendi、Gucci……六大品牌精彩T台 ... - 和讯网
Google News - almost 6 years
设计师灵感来源于上世纪六七十年代著名时尚摄影师盖·伯丁(Guy Bourdin) 、David Bailey和Chris von Wangenheim 镜头下那具有侵略性又无比性感的“御姐” (Femme Fatale) ,强势又性感的女强人形象海报Girl们是否想在
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TALK; The Great Heap Forward
NYTimes - over 6 years
It's typical of the murky legend that has accumulated around Walter Albini that no one can even agree if the design college he attended in 1957 in Turin, Italy, at the age of 16 was an all-girls school that he somehow charmed his way into -- or if he simply happened to be one of the few guys at an institution with a lot of women. One version is a
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Vision Quest
NYTimes - almost 10 years
Hanging beside the door of Nick Knight's London home are a half-dozen umbrellas, all identical, except for the color: differing shades of blue and black, all made by his tailor on Savile Row. Whenever Knight orders a suit, he picks out an umbrella to match. Knight buys all his suits from Carlo Brandelli of Kilgour and is similarly particular about
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THE TALK; Fashion Victims
NYTimes - over 12 years
In the 1978 film ''Eyes of Laura Mars,'' Faye Dunaway plays a fashion photographer with visions of murder. Because she's utterly fabulous, not to mention able to shoot on location in five-inch heels, her homicidal hallucinations are impeccably styled, just like the fashion shoots over which she presides. While the Los Angeles-based photographer
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THEATER REVIEW; Are They Alive or Mannequins? Who Can Tell?
NYTimes - about 15 years
You are no doubt familiar with the look. You know, the look: that glassy, hungry gaze of the undead that beams from the eyes of models in upscale fashion magazines and advertisements. This chic stare has been exploited for varied dramatic effects through several decades of movies. In 1965 Julie Christie used it to embody the soul of soullessness as
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Patterns
NYTimes - over 22 years
Isaac Mizrahi Plays Himself Not since Richard Avedon and Diana Vreeland were brought to the silver screen in "Funny Face," in 1957, has the fashion industry been as immortalized, scrutinized and satirized on film as it will be in the coming months. Both "Unzipped," a documentary about Isaac Mizrahi by Douglas Keeve, and Robert Altman's
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FILM; Cinema's Lens Sees the Photographer as Lonely Voyeur
NYTimes - over 24 years
Film makers who put still photographers on the silver screen take pleasure in spelling out what a sticky business photography is. Like as not, photographers featured in the movies will be attracted to violence, or fall into it, or even cause it. What's more, they tend to be beset by ethical problems and sexual unease. At the heart of such films
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Index; International
NYTimes - almost 36 years
Apartheid spontaneously crum- bles on South African beaches A2 Spaniards criticize Haig's remark on coup A3 A new strike threat arises in Po- land A3 Canadian officials express satis- faction with Reagan visit A4 Around the World A7 White House picks new chief ofarms control agency A11 Iran's former Deputy Prime Minister to go on trial Tuesday A12
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Chris von Wangenheim
    THIRTIES
  • 1981
    Age 38
    While at the peak of his success, von Wangenheim died in a car crash in March 1981 at Saint Martin Island.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1972
    Age 29
    American Vogue became his primary outlet in 1972, but he also worked for its German, French and Italian editions, as well as for Esquire, Playboy, Interview, and Viva magazines.
    More Details Hide Details Chris von Wangenheim is also well known for his successful advertisements for Christian Dior, Calvin Klein, and Revlon. Supermodel Gia Carangi did her first major fashion shoot with him in October 1978. He also took the notorious photographs of Gia hanging and standing naked against a chain-link fence. Gia did several fashion photographs and layouts with von Wangenheim until his death.
  • 1968
    Age 25
    He started his own studio at Washington Square and began working for the American edition of Harper's Bazaar in 1968 and for the Italian edition of Harper's Bazaar in 1970.
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  • 1965
    Age 22
    After that, he moved to New York in 1965 where he worked as a photographer's assistant of David Thorpe and James Moore until 1967.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1962
    Age 19
    From 1962, Christoph attended the Bavarian State College of Photography at Munich, where he graduated as Journeyman in 1964.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1953
    Age 10
    Christoph grew up in Bavaria after World War II, while his father never returned from Soviet POW camps, where he was obviously hanged in 1953.
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  • 1942
    Born
    Born in 1942.
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