Model posing in crime illustration advertisement banned as too undignified for agency’s girls.
Photograph by Nina Leen, New York, July 1948
"…her images are packed with as much violence, sexual tension, and mystery as any David Lynch film. Her photos wouldn’t look out of place next to Cindy Sherman’s on a gallery wall. But, unlike Lynch or Sherman, Leen found tension in the real world, and her subjects weren’t actors—they were just everyday people living out their lives."
— James Pomerantz, The Surreal World of Nina Leen
Yva Richard for Diana Slip Lingerie, 1930
Jean Moral for Diana Slip Co., 1930
Roger Schall- For Diana Slip Co Lingerie, 1933
Lauren Hutton and cat model for Cerissa, the perfume by Revlon, 1977.
Photograph for Serge Lutens advertisement
Animal And Bird Masks
The Merry Widow Warners ad
Promotional product advertisement for Thriller - A Cruel Picture / They Call Her One Eye (Bo Arne Vibenius, 1974)
Advertisement for Bryans hosiery by Salvador Dali, 1944
ACME News Press Wire Photo - Chew Your Way to Beauty (Face Neck Muscle Exercise), 1934.
“Waist Cincher”, Lisa Fonssagrives, photo by Fernand Fonssagrives, New York, 1949
Advertisement for Chantelle Lingerie, 1958
By Frank Horvat
Rene Magritte - Norine Advertisement Poster , c.1926
Magritte began designing posters and ads for Norine in 1924. Norine was run by a charismatic couple: the cultural and intellectual Paul-Gustave Van Hecke, who became a patron of Magritte’s art, and the grande couturière Honorine “Norine” Deschrijver. They established their couture business during World War I.