You will be able to collect Pirelli's Hot Dates by Bert Stern for Playboy Legacy Collection!
Artist: Bert Stern - (1929 – 2013)
Title: Pirelli's Hot Dates
Year created: Published: July 1986
Medium: Exhibition Fiber Photo Paper
Edition: Open Edition
Height (inches): 30
Width (inches): 36
This piece is unframed.
Description of piece:
The Playboy Legacy Collection features 48 museum quality images dating back to the inception of Playboy Magazine in December 1953 with the inaugural edition featuring a Marilyn Monroe. Each of the 48 images was hand selection by Playboy founder Hugh Hefner and international Images CEO Norman Solomon for its iconic place in history and eternal beaty. The collection was originally produced by International Images in 2007 Model: Pamela Anderson is a Canadian-American actress and model known for her roles on the television series Home Improvement, Baywatch and V.I.P. She was Playmate of the Month for Playboy magazine in February 1990.
Bert Stern - (1929 - 2013, New York, N.Y.) was an American photographer who redefined commercial photography in the U.S., shooting iconic images of celebrities including model Twiggy and actresses Elizabeth Taylor and Audrey Hepburn. His most famous photographs however, were those taken of Marilyn Monroe for Vogue magazine just six weeks prior to her death in 1962; the images, known as “The Last Sitting,” were published in photo collections in 1982 and 2000. Stern began his photography career in 1947 at Look magazine. In 1949 he left his position as assistant art director to become the art director at Mayfair magazine. After serving for a short time in Japan during the Korean War as a movie cameraman and photographer, Stern returned to New York City as a freelance photographer. His photo taken for a 1955 Smirnoff vodka advertising campaign—of a martini glass shimmering in front of the Great Pyramid at Giza, Egypt—was his first major commercial achievement and pioneered the use of simple yet conceptual art in the advertising industry. He later worked for Pepsi-Cola and Volkswagen as well as Vogue, Esquire, and Glamour magazines. Stern directed a documentary about the 1958 Newport Jazz Festival, Jazz on a Summer’s Day (1959); in 1999 the film was selected for the U.S. Library of Congress’s National Film Registry.
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