The work of famous German photographer, Helmut Newton is presented in a 95’ documentary, which gives an insight to his great, black and white world.
Text: Yiota Dendrinou
“It’s not art and it’s not good taste” used to say Newton to his students about his photographs. In this documentary, directed by Adrian Maben, we get the chance to see the photographer travelling from Los Angeles to Paris, shooting campaigns, casting his characteristic big breasted models and, generally, discussing his work and life.
Through his worldwide acclaimed work, Helmut Newton, managed to give prominence to sensuality, beauty, violence and humor, which according to his mind are characteristics of every person that is involved in the world of fashion and luxury. His photographs are consisting from his famous ‘nudes’, fashion shoots, but also some intense portraits.
Breaking all stereotypes that existed in the world of photography, and at the same time adding his personal touch and vision, in a way that he realized this art,Newtonsucceeded to be considered as a great artist, not just as a photographer.
INFO: The movie Helmut Newton: Frame from the Edge (1989) is going to be screened on Thursday 14 of November 20:20 at Nixon.
Fashion On Screen will take place at NIXON Screening Room: Agisilaou 61B, Athens, from 13 to 16 of November 2013.
The entrance to the screenings is going to be free, but limited. Book your free seat online here!
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