NYU Steinhardt

Graduate Projects in Costume Studies: History of Fashion Photography

  • Course Number: ARCS-GE 2911
  • Hours: 10
  • Units: 1-3 (var)
  • Description: Traces the development of fashion photography in relation to contemporary fashion, aesthetic influence, photographic styles & techniques, cultural customs & commercial needs. Fashion photography is more than a medium dedicated to commerce: it is a record of artistic movements, ideals of beauty, & social trends. The course begins in the early 20th century with the growth of periodicals devoted to fashion & continues through the work of the present day.
  • Old Course Number: E93.2911