helmut newton

Posted in FASHION, PHOTOGRAPHY by roseJ on October 25, 2009
German-Australian fashion photographer, 1920-2004


(amazing photo of karl lagerfeld)


(from wikipedia) He established a particular style marked by erotic, stylised scenes, often with sado-masochistic and fetish subtexts. A heart attack in 1970 slowed his output somewhat but he extended his work and his notoriety/fame greatly increased, notably with his 1980 “Big Nudes” series which marked the pinnacle of his erotic-urban style, underpinned with excellent technical skills. He also worked in portraiture and more fantastical studies.


helmut newton