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Helmut Newton
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Herb Ritts

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Herb Ritts

American fashion photographer who concentrated on black-and-white photography and portraits, often in the style of classical Greek sculpture add

Category: Fashion

Born in 1952.

Countries: United States (49%), United Kingdom (17%), France (9%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Cindy Crawford, Rei Kawakubo, Karl Lagerfeld

Linked to: Bard College, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Acura, Calvin Klein

 

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Herb Ritts was born in 1952 add something


1981

He photographed Brooke Shields for the cover of the Oct. 12, 1981 edition of "Elle" and he photographed Olivia Newton-John for her "Physical" album in 1981 add something


1984

David Gandy - He selected Gandy to recreate 'Fred with Tires', originally shot by Herb Ritts in 1984


1986

Five years later he would replicate that cover pose with Madonna for her 1986 release "True Blue" add something


1988

Cindy Crawford - In July 1988, she posed nude for "Playboy" magazine in a shoot by photographer Herb Ritts


1989

The first video he directed was Madonna in "Cherish" in 1989 add something


1991

In 1991, he won two MTV Video Awards for his work on music videos by Janet Jackson and Chris Isaak add something

 

The couple married four years later in 1991, but divorced in 1995 add something


1993

K.d. lang - Lang appeared on the cover of the August 1993 issue of "Vanity Fair" photographed by Herb Ritts


1996

From 1996 to 1997 his work was displayed at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, attracting more than 250,000 people to the exhibit, and in 2003 a solo exhibition was held at the Daimaru Museum, in Kyoto, Japan add something


1999

Alek Wek - Herb Ritts photographed her for a 1999 calendar in a Joanne Gair body painting that was a highlight of Gair's first retrospective

 

Laetitia Casta - She appeared in three consecutive Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issues, "Rolling Stone", and the Pirelli Calendar 1999 by Herb Ritts and 2000 by Annie Leibovitz


Herb Ritts died in 2002 add something

 

On December 26, 2002, Ritts died of complications from pneumonia at the age of 50 add something


2009

Kate Dillon Levin - Glamour Magazine featured Dillon along with plus-size models Amy Lemons, Anansa Sims, Ashley Graham, Crystal Renn, Jennie Runk and Lizzie Miller in a nude photo referencing Herb Ritts' famous photo of 90's supermodels in 2009

 

Rankin (photographer) - In January 2009, BBC 4 broadcast his 1 hour documentary "Seven Photographs that Changed Fashion", in which he created his own tributes to the iconic images by Cecil Beaton, Erwin Blumenfeld, Richard Avedon, Helmut Newton, Herb Ritts, David Bailey and Guy Bourdin


2010

Comme des Garcons - Other celebrities who have worn Comme des Garçons include Matt Bellamy, Alexander McQueen, Krikor Jabotian, Chloë Sevigny, Kanye West, Usher, Tilda Swinton, Herb Ritts, Tatiana_Sorokko, Karl Lagerfeld, Heidi Albertsen, Mary-Kate Olsen, Vincent Ng, Selma Blair, Leila Aldik, Drake, Joe Jonas, ASAP Rocky, 2Chainz, John Waters and who devoted a chapter of his 2010 book "Role Models" to Comme des Garçons and Rei Kawakubo