“About the feminists, I’ve always said that the women in my photographs are triumphant and strong. And if there’s a man, than he is not very strong, he is more of an accessory, and would possibly be stepped on by the woman. However, the woman is the important and the victorious person. In this case, I believe, I’m a feminist.”
An exhibition of about seventy of Helmut Newton’s photographs from the series Big Nudes, Domestic Nudes, Cyberwoman and also early polaroids will take place from 23. June till 11th August in Ludwigmuseum in Koblenz, Germany under the title “Helmut Newton – Some like it nude”. Helmut Newton is one of the most influential fashion photographers of the 20th Century breaking boundaries, provoking, disturbing, imagining. He has a fantastic eye for female beauty. And power.
You can see a short video about the exhibition (in German) with parts of Newton’s interviews here: Fotoarbeiten von Helmut Newton im Ludwigmuseum Koblenz. and read more about it here (English or German): Helmut Newton – Some like it nude. More about Helmut Newton here: About Helmut Newton at Voguepedia.
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