Lillian Bassman

Lilliam Bassman was a contemporary of Cipe Pineles, working as a protégé of Alexey Brodocitch while at Harper’s Bazaar. When the magazine launched their young girls magazine, Junior Bazaar, Bassman was appointed Art Director in conjunction with v – at his request. In addition to her talents as a designer, Bassman also had a successful photography career, being sought after for her commercial portraits of models in lingerie, cosmetics and fabric. [NYT]