Two weeks back I was in Berlin and managed to go to an exhibition of this talented and legendary photographer. He was a pioneer for artistic photo nudes and fashion photography. Many photographers and even advertisers now model their photos around his style. Although known for his more provocative work he also loved photographing architecture and landscapes.
Born in Berlin October 1920 and died in a car accident January 2004.
It was a massive exhibition and covered a lot of his work. To much to included in just one post. I have included some general photos and will probably add more as I rediscover particularly good ones.
Above: Here there is a massive mirror on the roof. So Helmut Newton is taking pictures through the mirror.
Above: One of his more famous photos.
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Stumbled across these illustrations by Kyungduk Kim. The more I see watercolour pieces the more I like it. Kyungduk has done a great job here.
Kyungduk Kim – Clouthing Girl
Kyungduk Kim – Dylan
Kyungduk Kim- Its Pouring
He has a real command of human anatomy which he then likes to distorts. Chris Scarborough likes to add a lot of detail to hands and feet which draws your attention to them – I wonder if it has some meaning or just for effect. Either way I like the extra detail. He also gives his characters these big eyes (Seems to be quite the popular effect to give more emotion to characters). His characters generally have quite a macabre feeling. Ohh and then the spaceship is great I want one just like that!
AJ Fosik has fulfilled my need to find something completely knew and unique. His work is like nothing I have seen before. Not only is his work meticulously crafted but invites the viewer to think.
I cannot believe I haven’t posted Chris Riddell yet. He is my absolute favorite. His stories are so so charming and his drawings are magical masterpieces.
Andrea Innocent is an Australian born illustrator, designer and fashion designer. Her latest work explores Japanese pop culture. Themes investigate traditional Japanese folk tales and Japanese textiles and their meanings. I absolutely love the mix of western and eastern styles.