Born 1910

Biography: Architecture photographer Marcel Gautherot

Biography: Architecture photographer Marcel Gautherot

Marcel Gautherot (1910 – 1996) was a French-Brazilian photographer. Initially studied architecture, subsequently dedicating himself to photography. He came to Brazil in 1940, his interest in the country awakened by reading the novel Jubiabá, by Jorge Amado (1912 – 2001). After a brief journey around the Amazon, he settled in Rio de Janeiro. He executed photographic documentation projects for the…
Biography: Abstract / Nude photographer Fernand Fonssagrives

Biography: Abstract / Nude photographer Fernand Fonssagrives

Fernand Fonssagrives (1910 – 2003), born near Paris, France, was a photographer known for his ‘beauty photography’ in the early 1940s, and as the first husband of the model Lisa Fonssagrives. His most memorable work traces the unique partnership he had with his first wife, legendary model Lisa Fonssagrives (originally a dancer and the love of Fernand’s youth, who then…
Biography: Nude / Fetish photographer Irving Klaw

Biography: Nude / Fetish photographer Irving Klaw

Irving Klaw (1910-1966) was an American photographer and filmmaker. Klaw is best known for operating a mail-order business selling photographs and film of attractive women (sometimes in bondage) from the 1940s to the 1960s. He was one of the first fetish photographers, and one of his models, Bettie Page, became the first famous bondage model.
Biography: City / Street photographer Eva Besnyo

Biography: City / Street photographer Eva Besnyo

Eva Besnyo (1910–2002) was a Dutch-Hungarian photographer who participated in the Nieuwe Fotografie (New Photography) movement. In 1928, she started to study photography at József Pécsi’s studio where she also served an apprenticeship. In 1930, at the age of 20, she moved to Berlin where she first worked for advertising photographer René Ahrlé before working on photoreportages with the press…