Why it's important to remember a generation of intensely creative
photographers from the 70s and 80s.
For decades, Cunningham has been the informal, almost invisible but all-seeing eye of the fashion world, catching images of its traveling troupe of characters-models, designers, stylists, celebrities, and acolytes. Shooting at the corner of New York's 57th Street and Fifth Avenue, he has captured fashion's real life. His images, seen in the New York Times, suggest an awareness of the connections between the artifice of the self-conscious world of fashion and the everyday expressions of personal style.