n°143/ Babes on Thrones

October 2014


by Nathalie Azoulai


Did Jacques Henri Lartigue launch a new trend when he shot his wife Madeleine Messager-aka Bibi- on their wedding night, while she was in the bathroom, up to what you know, on December 1919? Some new way movies like Eyes Wide Shut (1999) and Maps to the Stars  (2013) would resume decades later showing glamorous stars such as Nicole Kidman or Julianne Moore in their bathroom? As if those unbelievable scenes gave more credit to their character and crudeness to truth…


 Jacques-Henri Lartigue

 Nicole Kidman