Published under the Fashion Eye collection (Éditions Louis Vuitton), Helmut Newton’s Monte Carlo shows the Mediterranean atmosphere, the tall concrete towers and the fantasy of wealth and luxury. Newton conceived a photographic work where fashion is mixed with scandals, crimes, lusts and desires. Under his glance, Monte Carlo is vibrant. June and Helmut Newton left their Parisian life and home in 1981. They moved to Monaco for tax reasons. The German photographer, naturalized Australian, already knew the splendor of Southern France. In 1964, he had bought a stone house located in a small vineyard in Ramatuelle. But like her picture...
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