n°287/ Models

August 2017

by Nathalie Azoulai

We are used to thinking that fashion photographers take advantage of their (always young) models’ambition to force them into erotic relationships and manipulations. It might not be wrong but the thing is neither new nor specific to fashion. In 19th century, when Rodin had this huge studio full of workers, assistants, many of them were girls. And just like models, foreigners coming from everywhere. Let alone the numerous models that came to expose their naked body and their inspiring anatomy for the master to work. And much more…

 Auguste Rodin