Welcome To the World of Helmut Newton

The crowd at photographer Helmut Newton's show isn't what one usually finds at an exhibition of fashion photography. Sure, there are some beautiful people — fashion editors, models and photographers — but there are also a suspiciously large number of men in trenchcoats. The site of the show, London's Barbican Centre, is near the financial district, but it's hard to imagine that these middle-aged, white-collar workers just stumbled upon the third-floor exhibition, called "Work," during a lunchtime stroll. No, the truth is that the work for which Newton is best-known — photographs of tall, domineering and scantily clad women — draws...

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