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12.20.13 Marina Galperina

This is Marge and Homer Simpson, “immortalized” by artist aleXsandro Palombo in the style of photographer Helmut Newton and I hate it as an art project. Not because it’s kitschy, subpar link bait. Because it communicates, through pop culture, the weakest highlights of the “Newton aesthetic” and only the banal bits of the sadomasochistic housewife motif. See “Marge […]

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01.03.12 Tabatha McGurr

Planex Australia is an office furniture brand that injects style and design into their products, so naturally when it comes to campaigns they’d never dream of doing some banal shoot using the typical coffee mug and desk lamp. Instead, they hired fetishy photographer Peter Coulson to capture the pieces with some black & white Helmut […]

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05.18.09 Will Sherman

Tomorrow, Sotheby’s is holding a ‘Photographs’ sale in London and it might be a good time for art collectors to take advantage of the thoroughly depressed art market. Nude works by Helmet Newton are among the auction’s highlights, as well as images from David LaChapelle, Nobuyoshi Araki, and Erwin Olaf among others. After the jump […]

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