The Work: George Hurrell

An exhibit featuring the work of renowned celebrity photographer George Hurrell is currently on display at Paul Stuart’s two Chicago locations. The acclaimed Hollywood lensman is best known for his glamorous fine art portraiture during the 1930s and 40s. Hurrell ranks high on my list of favorite photographers of all time, not simply because of his Chicago roots—he grew up here and attended the Chicago Art Institute—but because of his meticulous eye for detail and his exquisite use of light. His dreamy, porcelain-like images have a fantastical quality to them that I find truly captivating. Clark Gable by George...

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