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Culture news, 09.10.2003 15:26

Fashion photography in the Marble Palace

French Elle, January 1997, photographed by Gilles Bensimon The works of Gilles Bensimon, "Elle" publication director and head photographer for the magazine, are on display in the Marble Palace from 9th till the 23d of October.

The exhibition "The Epoch of Top Models"will give a room to one of the most accomplished and well-known celebrity and fashion photographers to date. Bensimon's stunning photography of famous beauties and celebrities taken throughout his remarkable 30-year career gave rise to the whole new trend - fashion photography.

Gilles Bensimon has been an active witness to the fashion trends of the last several decades. Bensimon's magnificent photos of the beautiful women helped them to transform into stars: Naomi Campbell, Linda Evangelista, Claudia Schiffer and Christy Turlington, to name just a few. He also captured on film such stunning celebrities as Madonna, Gwyneth Paltrow, Sharon Stone and Uma Thurman.

(c) 2000