Herb Ritts Exhibit at the Getty

Growing up in the 80s, Herb Ritts was one of the most important chroniclers of that period. He worked with fashion models, rock stars, athletes.

In his life and work, Herb Ritts was drawn to clean lines and strong forms. This graphic simplicity allowed his images to be read and felt instantaneously. They often challenged conventional notions of gender or race.

Social history and fantasy were both captured and created by his memorable photographs of noted individuals in film, fashion, music, politics and society.

I think the photos speak for themselves…

 

 

 

 

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