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Diane Arbus & Maeve Brennan

O'Neill, Alistair (2010) Diane Arbus & Maeve Brennan. In: Writing Photography 2, 16 November 2010, London, UK.

Type of Research: Conference, Symposium or Workshop Item
Creators: O'Neill, Alistair

An evening with the journal Photography & Culture.

In this talk Alistair O'Neill focuses on the early careers of two young women working in post-war New York: Diane Arbus as a fashion stylist and Maeve Brennan as a fashion journalist. It explores their contributions to fashion magazines such as Junior Bazaar, and then maps a connection to the urban field work that defines their later careers as a photographer and writer respectively.

O'Neill's interest in writing about photography comes from fashion history and the study of fashion magazine spreads; it is focused on reappraising editorial fashion writing as a means to understand the production of fashion photography.

Official Website: http://www.photonet.org.uk/index.php?pvid=1214
Keywords/subjects not otherwise listed: Fashion history theory, fashion photography, fashion journalism, fashion and culture, photography and culture, Diane Arbus, Maeve Brennan
Your affiliations with UAL: Colleges > Central Saint Martins
Date: 16 November 2010
Funders: Arts Council England
Event Location: London, UK
Projects or Series: Research Outputs Review (April 2010 - April 2011)
Date Deposited: 22 Feb 2012 13:27
Last Modified: 22 Feb 2012 13:27
Item ID: 3808
URI: https://ualresearchonline.arts.ac.uk/id/eprint/3808

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