See our Privacy Policy for more information about cookies. Alexey Brodovitch’s fame continued to grow with the display of his artwork at the Paris International Exhibit of the Decorative Arts held in 1925. Brodovitch pioneered the use of text and image, designing every page in an issue, and employing his "white space" technique for maximum visual impact and dynamism. Artist: Alexey Brodovitch (American (born Russia), Ogolitchi 1898–1971 Le Thor) Date: ca. Andy Grundberg: Brodovitch, H.N. Pennsylvania Museum School of Industrial Art (1930–1934), Cooper Union New York (1940), Pratt Institute (1940), New School for Social Research (1941–1949), American Institute of Graphic Arts (1964), School of Visual Arts (1964–1965) Literatur. Find an in-depth biography, exhibitions, original artworks for sale, the latest news, and sold auction prices. ©2020 Artnet Worldwide Corporation. Kerry William Purcell: Alexey Brodovitch, Phaidon Press, Berlin 2002, ISBN 978-0-7148-4163-2. As an innovative art director at Harper's Bazaar from 1934 to 1958, Brodovitch exerted a tremendous influence on the presentation of photographs on the printed page. Alexey Brodovitch was a photographer, designer and teacher. Untitled (from the Ballet Series, Les..., 1935–1937, Ballet (book w/104 works, quarto, first ed. By continuing to use our sites and applications, you agree to our use of cookies. Alexey Brodovitch, American magazine art director, graphic designer, and photographer. 1950 Medium: Plywood, rope, metal Accession: 2002.354.2 On view in: Not on view Untitled Film Still #21 Artist: Cindy Sherman (American, born Glen Ridge, New Jersey, 1954) Date: 1978 Medium: Gelatin silver print Accession: 1992.5147 On view in: Gallery 851 Brodovitch is credited with freeing fashion photography from the confines of the studio. However, he was most famous for his art direction, primarily for the magazine Harper's Bazaar.He spent his early life in and out of the military before spending time in Paris, which is where he began his career in the graphic arts. Der Russe Alexey Brodovitch begann als Autodidakt – und wurde zu einer Schlüsselfigur des Grafikdesigns. Get the latest news on the events, trends, and people that shape the global art market with our daily newsletter. See available photographs, prints and multiples, and works on paper for sale and learn about the artist. All rights reserved. View Alexey Brodovitch’s 79 artworks on artnet. This particular image, from his book Ballet, published in 1945, illustrates a section devoted to Le Tricorne, a ballet choreographed by Léonide Massine to the music of Manuel de Falla, with sets and costumes by Picasso. In 1934 Carmel Snow, editor of Harper’s Bazaar magazine, Alexey Brodovitch was a Russian-born American designer and photographer, known for his time as the art director of Harper’s Bazaar. Refusing to stick to any tried and tested formula, Brodovitch experimented with techniques that would see photographic and typographic design become one (much like dance partners indeed). Alexey Brodovitch was a Russian-born American designer and photographer, known for his time as the art director of Harper’s Bazaar. After fighting in the Russian army in World War I, Brodovitch worked as a graphic designer in Paris from 1920 until 1930, when he moved to New York City. ), 1945, Ballet (book w/104 works, oblong quarto, 1st , 1945, Untitled (from the Ballet series,..., 1935–1937, Untitled (from Ballet series, Les..., 1935–1937, Untitled (from the Ballet Series, les..., 1935–1937, Untitled (from the Ballet series, les..., 1935–1937, Untitled (from the Ballet series), 1935–1937, Floor chair, model 1211-C (for the..., 1949. artnet and our partners use cookies to provide features on our sites and applications to improve your online experience, including for analysis of site usage, traffic measurement, and for advertising and content management.