Wall Street Journal: Capturing the Soul of Fashion

March 24-25, 2012

The photograph of Djimon Hounsou features the model-actor in profile, looking like a classical sculpture—except for the dead octopus on his head, its arms dangling down like dreadlocks.

The striking image by the late photographer Herb Ritts, known for fashion shoots of unsmiling supermodels and magazine portraits of movie stars, will be included in "Herb Ritts: L.A. Style," an exhibit of 87 photographs and other ephemera opening April 3 at the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles.


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