Gloss: Modeling Beauty explores ideals of female beauty in European and American photography from the 1920s to the present—from glamorous studio photographs of Edward Steichen and Philippe Halsman, to candid photographs of fashionable women by Andy Warhol and Guy Bourdin. Accompany Jennifer Friess, UMMA’s Assistant Curator of Photography for a conversation about photography’s role in shaping and challenging expectations of female beauty.
In Conversation: In Vogue: Constructing Notions of Female Beauty in Gloss: Modeling Beauty
Lead support for Gloss: Modeling Beauty is provided by Merrill Lynch Wealth Management. Additional generous support is provided by the University of Michigan Institute for Research on Women and Gender.