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Denis Piel (French, b.1944)
LOT ID: 68480
Cooling Off 1, 1982

Chromogenic Print (C-print)
30 х 40 in. (76.2 x 101.6 cm.)
Signed, cooling off 1, Jen Yarrow, Mustique, West Indies,1982, signed with edition number 3/21
Print/Casting Year 2012
Edition 3/21
Foundry/Publisher imaging proof NY
Lot description
Cooling Off 1, Jen Yarrow, Mustique, West Indies,1982
one in a series of four "cooling off" images first published in Catalogue FACESCAPES denis piel, at Musei Nacional do Traje, in Lisbon Portugal.

This image appears in the upcoming book, "denis piel - MOMENTS" being published by Rizzoli this year. It is currently available on preorder through Amazon.

This much-anticipated first monograph of the highly influential photographer showcases the best of his sensual fashion images and nudes. Famous for his hyper-real, cinematic images, Denis Piel’s lens catches women off guard, engaged in sensual moments that are filled with magic and curiosity. Known as one of the wonderboys of fashion photography of the 1980s, Piel and his style and aesthetic have influenced many photographers today.

This volume, designed by award-winning designer Ruth Ansel, features a selection of images spanning Piel’s career, including those taken on assignment for fashion magazines and advertising clients as well as nudes of breathtaking women who would become the supermodels and actresses of a new generation, such as Nastassja kinski, Uma Thurman, Andie MacDowell, Christy Turlington, Gia Carangi, Tatjana Patitz, Kelly LeBrock
and Jamie Lee Curtis.

Piel’s photos are in the permanent collection of The Victoria and Albert Museum, London; The Museum of Fine Art, Boston as well as in numerous private collections including BES photo collection and the Antonio Champalimaud collections.
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