Saturday, September 22, 2018

Peter Lindbergh’s instantly recognizable saturated black and white photos have been gracing the pages of Vogues around the world since the late 70s. His work is credited with birthing the advent of the “super model” and he’s worked with all of them:  Linda Evangelista, Christy Turlington, Tatjana Patitz, Naomi Campbell, Cindy Crawford, Kate Moss, Amber Valletta, Kristen McMenamy, Gisele Bundchen, and Cara Delevingne to name a few. His story within a story style of portraying strong modern women also helped redefine fashion photography and many of the world’s top models claim that a photo by Lindbergh captures their truest self.

I had the pleasure of checking out his stunning large scale black and white photos in person at the opening of his show in L.A. recently. I can’t remember the last time I’ve been star struck, but I have to say that seeing so many iconic fashion photographers in the same room was pretty exciting. Peter Lindbergh himself was present along with Bruce Weber and {still my beating heart} Mario Testino among others. If you are a fashion photography lover, this show is a must see.

P.S. Things around here have been hectic and last week I was away for my birthday, but I’m glad to be back after taking a month long break from social media. In case you missed the latest posts over at Magical Mined, I thought you might enjoy:

* The Magical Mind of Eva Zeisel
* Magical Obsession: Design Au Natural

15 Comments

Sam February 27, 2018 at 04:01

Hope you had the most magical birthday hun! These photos are so interesting, that one of Nicole is very beautiful. It was great hearing your opinion on my last post.

Alicia Mackin February 28, 2018 at 04:34

Ah how wonderful! I really need to get to more galleries here in NY, pathetic really how infrequently I go. I need to change this. Thanks for posting.

Marcela Gmd February 28, 2018 at 08:44

Great photos!!!
Have a good week!!!:)))

Cat Eyes & Skinny Jeans February 28, 2018 at 15:25

What exquisite work!!

Pamela RG February 28, 2018 at 15:58

Peter Lindbergh is so talented. His photography is so unique and dramatic. I also admire Bruce Weber and MarionTestino.

Lisa Hjalt March 1, 2018 at 16:49

Now it would have been convenient living in LA because this is an exhibition I would love to go see! Oh well, maybe some other time…

Rowena @ rolala loves March 1, 2018 at 16:52

Lucky you for getting to view this exhibit in person! Peter Lindbergh is one of my favorite photographers.

Classiq March 1, 2018 at 20:51

I only hope I will be able to attend one of his exhibitions one day. 🙂

[email protected] eco friendly homemaking March 2, 2018 at 16:04

Great photos!!

The Dainty Dolls House March 3, 2018 at 07:23

So cool 🙂 I hope you have a wonderful week ahead xx

Alexis Grace of North On Harper March 3, 2018 at 20:46

Welcome back!

This looks like an exhibit that I would absolutely flock to… his photographs are amazing!

Marieken Hoefnagel March 4, 2018 at 20:44

That is an exhibition I would love to see

Chic ‘n Cheap Living March 4, 2018 at 23:17

I love the stark shadows and mood of these photographs. Happy belated birthday dear and I hope you had a grand time!

Erika Lee @ A Tiny Rocket March 5, 2018 at 15:22

His work is so stunning- he is able to capture moments in soft still way like the people are frozen.

Kim Alston March 6, 2018 at 18:39

They are so powerful and beautiful

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