Steven Meisel

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Vogue Oil Spread Ignites Uproar

Gross photos too slick for some

(Newser) - Is an arresting Vogue Italia cover and fashion spread evidence of environmental sensitivity or a heartless ploy to boost magazine sales with horrific images of a disaster? Depends on whom you ask. The spread, shot in Los Angeles by renowned photographer Steven Meisel, features be-feathered model Kristen McMenamy and her... More »

Only Black Is Beautiful in Italian Vogue

Thumbing nose at prejudice, mag uses only models of color

(Newser) - Black women spend $20 billion a year on clothes, but the fashion world still harbors a racial prejudice that keeps women of color out of the big glossies. Now noted photographer Steven Meisel has teamed with Italian Vogue to produce a special issue, in which all the models are black... More »

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