last week i did a post on the new book herb ritts l.a. style– so many inspiring images it is absolutely necessary to do a part 2!

herb ritts photography shaped and in some ways defined a generation. the master at appropriating the california light, ocean and desert as backdrops to models, celebrities and nude bodies captured in black and white- bold, graphic, sexy- inspiring!

“herb ritts l.a. style” will on view april 3 through april 26 at the j. paul getty museum, west pavillion, in los angeles. the exhibition will include celebrity portraits, nudes and fashion editorials-beauty and art intersecting in the most inspiring way!

this is the first exhibit of herb ritts work since his untimely death in 2002. an older generation will appreciate, my generation will reminisce, the younger generation will learn- we will all be inspired!

untitled nude 1- miami-1997

christy turlington

lynn- paradise cove- 1985

matthew mcconaughey

male nude with topcoat- los angeles- 2000

sandra bernhard

christy turlington- milan- 1991

cindy crawford

dijmon with octopus- hollywood- 1989

female nude- hawaii- 1989


versace veiled dress- el mirage- 1990

brad pitt

christy turlington- valentino 5- miami- 1995


thorne- morocco- 1992

drew barrymore

cindy crawford- versace 3- el mirage- 1990

elizabeth taylor

untitled nude- miami- 1997

sinead o’connor

andie macdowell- hawaii- 1984

kate moss

cindy crawford

richard gere- san bernardino- 1977

cindy crawford

christy turlington- valentino 6- miami- 1985


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  1. Achingly beautiful and powerful imagery. always a treat. Many thanks

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