Face of the Century: 100 Years of Makeup and Style (1st Edition)

Face of the Century: 100 Years of Makeup and Style (1st Edition)

  • ISBN-13: 9780847818952
  • $12.22

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Decade by decade, The Face of the Century offers a lively and thoughtful discussion in text and pictures of the impact of beauty on society. It analyzes changing social attitudes toward makeup, seen through the varied windows of Hollywood, fashion photography, art, music, theater, science, and advances in the cosmetics industry itself. The illustrations include high-style portraiture by photographers Beaton, Horst, Newton, and Testino, immortalizing such beauty icons as Mary Pickford, Catherine Deneuve, Josephine Baker, Twiggy, Elizabeth Taylor, and Nadja Auermann. Also included is and eclectic survey of advertisements for beauty products and accessories, from international magazines such as Vogue, Elle, Queen, Art, gout, beaute, and Harper's Bazaar.

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