Posted by on Jun 24, 2014 in Helen's Blog | 0 comments

 Helmut Newton Man-Woman Ambiguity - 1979

Photo: © Helmut Newton

“This man-woman ambiguity has always fascinated me,” wrote Helmut Newton about this 1979 photograph for French Vogue, just one of the extraordinary famous, provocative photos in his 1984 book, Women Without Men.”

Newton often photographed men and women together, only the men are women dressed up as men. “The illusion must be as perfect as possible, to try and confuse the reader,” the controversial photographer said at the time.

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Photo: © Helmut Newton for French Vogue …  (The famous SuperModel, Gia Carangi, is on the right, Robin Olser on the left.)

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