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Chez Karl Lagerfeld

Accession Number
1984/1.277.5

Title
Chez Karl Lagerfeld

Artist(s)
Helmut Newton

Artist Nationality
Australian

Object Creation Date
1974

Medium & Support
gelatin silver print on paper

Dimensions
8 1/16 in x 12 3/16 in (20.48 cm x 30.96 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of Gerald and Selma Lotenberg

Subject matter
A photograph from a portfolio of images in which Helmut Newton depicts celebrities, designers and models in highly contrived poses and often placed in decadent scenes. In this photograph, the actress Annie Duperey poses in the designer Karl Lagerfeld's apartment in Paris. She stands, with her right hand on her hip and left hand holding up a glass. Her head is tilted back, elongating her form. Her white attire matches the white satin furniture in this elegant interior. 

Physical Description
This photograph depicts a woman standing and holding a glass in an interior space.

Primary Object Classification
Photograph

Collection Area
Photography

Rights
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Keywords
Furniture
actors (performing artists)
curtain
draperies (curtains)
fashion (concept)
fashions
female
females
glass
interior spaces (spaces by location)
modern and contemporary art
standing
window
windows

8 Related Resources

Celebrity
(Part of 9 Learning Collections)
Decadence
(Part of 5 Learning Collections)
Fashion and Adornments in Global History
(Part of 3 Learning Collections)
Femmes Fatales
(Part of 8 Learning Collections)
Paris, Scenes and Artists, 19th and 20th Centuries
(Part of 4 Learning Collections)
Photographic Portraiture 1970-1989
(Part of: Identity and Self-Understanding)

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