In the magazine, a ten-year old Brooke is shown wearing makeup, her glistening body posed naked in a bathtub. At the time, Gross was working on a project for publication entitled The Woman in the Childin which he wanted to reveal the femininity of prepubescent girls by comparing them to adult women. Her mother signed a contract giving Gross full rights to exploit the images of her daughter.
He was His sister, Linda Gross, said he died Nov. Though Garry Gross earned his reputation as a celebrity image-maker — his pictures graced the covers of albums by Whitney Houston and Lou Reed — in he switched careers and became certified as a dog trainer.
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In an eerie echo of the Bill Henson case in Australia, British police have forced the Tate Modern gallery to withdraw a controversial work depicting a nude Brooke Shields amid concerns it could be deemed child pornography. It was created by New York artist Richard Prince from a photograph originally shot in the late s by commercial photographer Gary Gross for a Playboy publication known as Sugar 'n' Spice. Titled Spiritual AmericaPrince's picture was to be shown behind closed doors bearing a warning that the photo was "challenging". An essay in the exhibition catalogue states the image is of a "bath damp and decidedly underage Brooke Shields" and argues that the artist's desire is not to spark the "lubricious titillations" that it was shot to spark in its original incarnation but to provoke thought about the child star's story.
Discovered as an infant model, month-old Brooke Shields was literally born into the fashion industry. Now, she unveils the truth about her time in the spotlight. Born to a model mother and a Revlon executive father, Brooke Shields was a gifted child with a winning smile just waiting to be captured by a camera.
NEW YORK -- Teenage model and film star Brooke Shields, seeking to block future commercial use of nude photographs made of her when she was 10 years old, broke down in tears Thursday on the witness stand. The emotional moment came during a relentless cross examination in state Supreme Court in Manhattan by the lawyer for Garry Gross, a professional photographer who took nude pictures of her in During his questioning, defense attorney, A.
A controversial piece of art based on a nude photograph of actress Brook Shields has been removed from a London art exhibit over concerns that it breaches the U. The piece shows a year-old Shields, nude, oiled, and heavily made-up, standing in a bathtub and looking directly at the camera. The Tate Modern took down the provocative piece called "Spiritual America" by American artist, Richard Prince, after Metropolitan Police launched an investigation.
By Anita SinghShowbusiness Editor. The child actress is shown standing naked in a bathtub, staring directly at the viewer, with a heavily-made up face and an oiled torso. So controversial is the photograph that it has been separated from the other exhibits and hangs in its own room behind a closed door. A notice on the door warns visitors that they may find the work "challenging".
Brooke Christa Shields born May 31, is an American actress and model. She was initially a child model and gained critical acclaim at age 12 for her leading role in Louis Malle 's film Pretty Babyin which she played a child prostitute in New Orleans at the beginning of the 20th century. Shields garnered widespread notoriety in the role, and she continued to model into her late teenage years and starred in several dramas in the s, including The Blue Lagoonand Franco Zeffirelli 's Endless Love
He was His sister, Linda Gross, said he died Nov. Though Garry Gross earned his reputation as a celebrity image-maker -- his pictures graced the covers of albums by Whitney Houston and Lou Reed -- in he switched careers and became certified as a dog trainer. Most recently, he had turned to photographing portraits of canines, including such notable dogs as talk show host Rachael Ray's pit bull Isaboo.