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Women: Portraits 1960-2000 is a compilation of portraits taken by American photographer Susan Wood of some of the most prominent and influential women of the 20th century. Her notable subjects include Diane von Furstenberg, Martha Stewart, Nora Ephron, Alice Waters, Jayne Mansfield, and Gloria Vanderbilt among many others. Susan Wood's work represents a number of milestones in American photography over a period of more than 30 years. She was involved with the original "Mad Men" of Madison Avenue and during that time won several Clios, the most sought-after award in advertising. Mademoiselle chose her as one of their top Ten Women of the Year and her work appeared in many other periodicals including Vogue, Life, Look, Harper's Bazaar, and New York Magazine. Susan Wood was a founding member of the Women's Forum and was involved in the fight for women's rights and equality in the 1960s and 1970s. She was also friends with many of the vanguard of the feminist movement including Betty Friedan and Gloria Steinem. Although her most famous magazine cover is an epochal photograph of John Lennon and Yoko Ono for Look, Susan is also noted for her movie stills. Under contract to Paramount Pictures, United Artists and 20th Century Fox, Ms. Wood was on set during the filming of movies that defined the 1960s such as Easy Rider and Hatari. She has been represented by Getty Images since 2004. AUTHOR: Susan Wood is an internationally published photographer and journalist. The winner of many Art Director and Clio awards, her work has been exhibited in museums and galleries worldwide. Throughout the 1970s and 80s, Susan's editorial and advertising work could be seen on a weekly basis in magazines such as Vogue, Look, Life, People and New York Magazine. Susan was a regular contributor to Look Magazine, most notably for a cover story on John Lennon and Yoko Ono. Susan also worked for 20th Century Fox, Paramount Pictures and United Artists and was the stills photographer on the set of Easy Rider. 75 images

 

Details

ISBN: 9781938461453
Audience: General
Format: Hardback
Number of Pages: 160
Publication Date: 1 Oct 2017
Publisher: Pointed Leaf Press
Publication City, Country: New York, United States
Dimensions (cm): 30.5(H) x 22.9(L)

 

Reviews

In her [Susan Wood] new book, see her stunning images of the likes of Diane von Furstenberg, Martha Stewart, Nora Ephron, Alice Waters, Jayne Mansfield, and Gloria Vanderbilt.--Artnet News
Her new book, Women: Portraits 1960-2000, brings together some of her most iconic photographs, tracing a visual history of feminine influence and power in the workplace in the United States.--Gabriel Sanchez "BuzzFeed "

 

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