Helmut and Lisa, the powerful of the shoot

When in 1976 Helmut Newton published his first portrait White Women, there were in many to launch anathemas against the artist and who he would then awarded the prestigious Kodak Award. Because Newton had chosen to subject the female nude and, while putting at the service of the most prestigious fashion houses in the world his art, it was the naked body to dominate the lens, the image, the viewer. In that portrait it appeared – among others – a model on all fours on a bed, dressed in a leather saddle by Hermès, the look through the lens. In… read more →