Thursday, March 21, 2019

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

Cat Eyes & Skinny Jeans October 18, 2018 at 02:09

What exquisite work!!

Alexis Grace of North On Harper October 18, 2018 at 12:29

Welcome back!

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

Chic ‘n Cheap Living October 19, 2018 at 23:47

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

Rowena @ rolala loves October 20, 2018 at 22:10

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

[email protected] eco friendly homemaking October 20, 2018 at 22:29

Great photos!!

Marcela Gmd October 21, 2018 at 06:52

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

Alicia Mackin October 21, 2018 at 10:01

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.

The Dainty Dolls House October 22, 2018 at 05:29

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

Pamela RG October 22, 2018 at 09:13

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

Erika Lee @ A Tiny Rocket October 22, 2018 at 21:10

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

Sam October 23, 2018 at 01:03

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.

Kim Alston October 23, 2018 at 14:18

They are so powerful and beautiful

Lisa Hjalt October 24, 2018 at 05:05

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…

Classiq October 24, 2018 at 07:46

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

Marieken Hoefnagel October 24, 2018 at 07:51

That is an exhibition I would love to see

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