Through the lens of monochrome: modern black-and-white photographers
From Surrealism to Street Scenes
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Black-and-white photography, with its timeless elegance and stark contrasts, continues to captivate our imaginations in the modern era. The works of legendary photographers like Dora Maar, herself a Surrealist artist and one of Picasso's muses, have paved the way for a new generation of visual storytellers. In this exploration of contemporary black-and-white photography, we take a close look at these modern masters, each contributing to this enduring art form with their unique perspective and style.
From the evocative compositions of Anton Corbijn, who also wore the hat of filmmaker, to the bold and provocative lens of Robert Mapplethorpe, this list showcases the brilliance of photographers who have embraced monochrome as their canvas.
Without further ado, click through this gallery and take a closer look at these visionaries and their remarkable contributions to the world of photography.
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