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Herb Ritts Signed Photo, "Tony and Mimi, Los Angeles"
By Herb Ritts
Located in San Diego, CA
Signed black and white photo entitled "Tony and Mimi, Los Angeles" by Herb Ritts, circa 1991. The picture appears to be a page from one of his books, the second photo of two men hugg...
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Late 20th Century American Photography

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Paper

Herb Ritts Signed Photo, "Brian and Tony in Sand, Paradise Cove"
By Herb Ritts
Located in San Diego, CA
Signed black and white photo entitled "Brian and Tony in Sand, Paradise Cove" by Herb Ritts, circa 1990s. The picture appears to be a page from one of his books. Signed in lower left.
Category

Late 20th Century American Photography

Materials

Paper

Herb Ritts Signed Photo, Christy Turlington
By Herb Ritts
Located in San Diego, CA
Signed black and white photo of super model, Christy Turlington, by Herb Ritts, circa 1996.
Category

Late 20th Century American Photography

Materials

Paper

  • Herb Ritts Signed Photo, Christy Turlington
  • Herb Ritts Signed Photo, Christy Turlington
  • Herb Ritts Signed Photo, Christy Turlington
  • Herb Ritts Signed Photo, Christy Turlington
H 14 in. W 10.875 in. D .1 in.

Herb Ritts Biography and Important Works

Herb Ritts Jr. fashioned himself into one of the top photographers to emerge from the 1980s. Ritts's aesthetic incorporated facets of life in and around Los Angeles. He often made use of the bright California sunlight to produce bold contrasts, and his preference for outdoor locations such as the desert and the beach helped to separate his work from that of his New York-based peers. Ritts's intimate portraiture, his modern yet classical treatment of the nude, and his innovative approach to fashion brought him international acclaim and placed him securely within an American tradition of portrait and magazine photography that includes Richard Avedon, Robert Mapplethorpe and Irving Penn. From the late 1970s until Ritts's untimely death from AIDS-related complications in 2002, his ability to create images that successfully bridged the gap between art and commerce was not only a testament to the power of his imagination and technical skill, but also marked the synergistic union between art, popular culture and business that followed in the wake of the Pop Art movement of the 1960s and 1970s.

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