Show More ‘Vogue’ 100: A Century of Style by Robin Muir.
National Portrait Gallery, 304 pp., £40, February 2016, 978 1 85514 561 0Show More
‘Vogue’ 100: A Century of Style National Portrait GalleryShow More
“... crackles. The early photographs, from small plates, are romantic but not at all stiff. The actress Maxine Elliott, photographed by Arnold Genthe in 1917, demonstrates the American mood: gazing upwards, body half-turned in plaintive motion, she clasps the halo of her fur collar with diamond-encrusted hand. Her lips and eyes are heavy with make-up, and the light ...”