CULTURE

No Guts, No Glamour

Joan Juliet Buck celebrates history’s most dangerous women.


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Juergen Teller’s Louis XV No. 2, Paris, 2004, featuring Charlotte Rampling.

Courtesy of the photographer.

2

A would-be Diana from Snapshots of Dangerous Women.

Courtesy of Rizzoli New York.

3

Josephine Baker’s goodbye to the Olympia. The Microboys and Martha. Paris, April, 10 1956.

Courtesy of Roger-Viollet Collection/Getty Images.

4

Jane Fonda in her Vietnam War protest days, 1970.

Courtesy of Duane Howell/The Denver Post/Getty Images.

5

Faye Dunaway in the film Network, 1976.

Courtesy of Everett Collection.

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Marlene Dietrich, 1929.

Courtesy of Alfred Eisenstaedt/The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images.

7

Feminist artist Judy Chicago, 1982.

Courtesy of Reg Innell/Toronto Star/Getty Images.

8

Louise Brooks, 1928.

Courtesy of Eugene Robert Richee/John Kobal Foundation/Getty Images.

9

Catherine the Great, 1780s.

Courtesy of DeAgostini/Getty Images.

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Janis Joplin, 1960s.

Courtesy of RB/RedFerns/Getty Images.

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The model Veruschka, 2010.

Courtesy of Trunk Archive.

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Marianne Faithfull, 1980.

Courtesy of Ebet Roberts/RedFerns/Getty Images.

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The author Joan Juliet Buck as a child. Courtesy of Joan Juliet Buck.

14

Female flyers in Snapshots of Dangerous Women.

Courtesy of Rizzoli New York.

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Joan Crawford, 1934.

Courtesy of John Kobal Foundation/Getty Images.

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Taking aim in Snapshots of Dangerous Women.

Courtesy of Rizzoli New York.

17

Sarah Silverman, 2014.

Courtesy of Scott Dudelson/Getty Images.

18

Aretha Franklin, 1965.

Courtesy of Val Wilmer/Redferns/Getty Images.

19

Hitting the bottle in Snapshots.

Courtesy of Rizzoli New York.

20

Katharine Hepburn, 1954.

Courtesy of Popperfoto/Getty Images.

21

Patti Smith, 1974.

Courtesy of Allan Tannenbaum.

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Margaret Cho, 2012.

Courtesy of Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic/Getty Images.

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Bonnie Parker, 1933.

Courtesy of CSU Archives/Everett Collection.

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Unladylike activity in Snapshots.

Courtesy of Rizzoli New York.

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Gertrude “Gorgeous Gussie” Moran, 1950.

Courtesy of Popperfoto/Getty Images.

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Loulou de la Falaise, 1984.

Courtesy of Condé Nast Archive/Corbis.

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Ruslana Lyzhychko, 2014.

Courtesy of Francois Lenoir/Reuters.

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Georgia O’Keeffe, 1931.

Courtesy of Everett Collection.