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How Herb Ritts Created the Idols We Deserved

David Schonauer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
David Schonauer

In an era when we can watch movies on cell phones, how can we expect movie stars to be bigger than life? Herb Ritts's photographs were made to last; our idols today are not.

How Herb Ritts Created the Idols We Deserved

David Schonauer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
David Schonauer

Since Herb Ritts' death in 2002, the art of Hollywood portraiture has been diminished -- not because the pictures have gotten smaller, but because our stars have.