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Monica Bohm-Duchen

American painter, designer, photographer and typographer, of Austrian birth. After serving in the Austrian army (1917–18), Bayer studied architecture under Professor Schmidthammer in Linz in 1919 and in 1920 worked with the architect Emanuel Margold in Darmstadt. From 1921 to 1923 he attended the ...


Eliza A. Butler

American photographer. Faurer studied design at the School of Commercial Art and Lettering in Philadelphia in the late 1930s and subsequently worked as a civilian photographic technician for the United States Army Signal Corps during World War II. He was hired by Lillian Bassman for a photography position at ...


American, 20th century, male.

Born 16 June 1917, in Plainfield, New Jersey; died 7 October 2009, in New York City.

Photographer. Portraits, still-lifes, figures, fashion.

Raised in Philadelphia by a watchmaker and a nurse, Irving Penn graduated from the Philadelphia Museum School of Industrial Art in ...


Amy Rule

American photographer. Between 1934 and 1938 he studied at the Philadelphia Museum School of Industrial Art with Alexey Brodovitch, who published Penn’s drawings in Harper’s Bazaar in the late 1930s. Penn spent 1942 painting in Mexico. In 1943, while working for Vogue magazine as a designer, he also began taking photographs. Penn served in the American Field Service in Italy and India from ...


Jean A. Follett

American architect, stained-glass designer, furniture designer, and photographer. Preston was the son of Jonathan Preston (1801–88), a successful builder in Boston. William completed a year’s study at the Lawrence Scientific School in Cambridge, MA (later incorporated into Harvard University), and then went to Paris where he enrolled briefly in the Atelier Douillard. He returned to Boston in ...


Susan Fillin-Yeh

American painter and photographer. He studied at the Philadelphia School of Industrial Design from 1900 to 1903, and then with William Merritt Chase at Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts (1903–6). In 1906 he exhibited in a group exhibition at the National Academy of Design, New York. From ...


Canadian painter, sculptor, film maker and photographer. From 1948 to 1952 he studied in Toronto at the Ontario College of Art. After working for a commercial art firm he travelled around Europe for 18 months from 1953 to 1954 visiting museums and art galleries. He then worked for the company Graphic Films from ...