Photographers often take portraits of fellow artists, providing glimpses into their personal relationships and everyday lives. From Georgia O’Keeffe to Pablo Picasso, discover 10 photographs of art history’s greatest icons, as well as the stories behind these lasting snapshots.
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In 1993, Thomas Struth photographed his former professor, the painter Gerhard Richter, who decades earlier had encouraged Struth to leave painting to study photography with the legendary duo Bernd and Hilla Becher.
Lee Miller was Man Ray’s beloved muse, studio assistant, lover, and friend—but she was also an artist in her own right and hid her own photographs in the attic of her farmhouse, which were discovered and published after her death.