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Yorick Blumenfeld

Contributors

Yorick Blumenfeld was born in the Netherlands in 1932, educated in France and the US and earned a BA from Harvard in 1954. His writing commonly focuses on communities and challenges of creativity, among other things. He was a Commissioning Editor for Thames&Hudson. He is married to the sculptor Helaine Blumenfeld. For recent writings check out Yorick's blog here. 

Upcoming Events

Past Events

2014

Erwin Blumenfeld, from The Man Who Shot Beautiful Women (TVF International) (C) The Estate of Erwin Blumenfeld
Tuesday, 25 February 2014

The impact that the legendary German-born photographer had on the fashion world is felt to this day but Erwin Blumenfeld’s range as an artist went well beyond his groundbreaking Vogue covers. Yorick Blumenfeld, Erwin Blumenfeld's son, and art historian and Blumenfeld expert Helen Adkins explore the turbulent life and influential career of one of the most iconic – and enigmatic – photographers of the 20th century.

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Video

 
Jonathan Safran Foer discussing his novel Here I Am with Hephzibah Anderson at an out-of-festival event.