Edward Steichen: In High Fashion, the Condé Nast Years, 1923-1937

September 26, 2009 to January 3, 2010

Track 1: William Ewing on Sinclair Lewis

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Writer Sinclair Lewis, 1932. Gelatin silver print. Courtesy Condé Nast Archive, New York. © 1931 Condé Nast Publications

Track 2: William Ewing on ‘Simply Black’

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“Black”: Model Margaret Horan in a black dress by Jay-Thorpe, 1935. Gelatin silver print. Courtesy Condé Nast Archive, New York © 1935 Condé Nast Publications.

“Black”: Model Frances Douelon in a black jersey gown, 1935. Gelatin silver print. Courtesy Condé Nast Archive, New York. © 1935 Condé Nast Publications

Track 3: Todd Brandow on Marian Moorehouse

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Marion Morehouse wearing a dress by Chéruit and jewelry by Black, Starr and Frost, next to a piano designed by Steichen, 1928. Gelatin silver print. Courtesy Condé Nast Archive, New York. © 1928 Condé Nast Publications

Track 4: Todd Brandow on Conrad Veight

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Actor Conrad Veidt, 1929. Gelatin silver print. Courtesy Condé Nast Archive, New York. © 1929 Condé Nast Publications

Track 5: Natalie Herschdorfer on Joan Crawford

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Actress Joan Crawford in a dress by Schiaparelli, 1932. Gelatin silver print. Courtesy Condé Nast Archive, New York. © 1932 Condé Nast Publications

Track 6: Natalie Herschdorfer on Gary Cooper

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Actor Gary Cooper, 1930. Gelatin silver print. Courtesy Matthieu Humery Collection/Philippe Machecourt. © 1930 Condé Nast Publications

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