Feb 23, 2017
Join author Laura Hawk with longtime collaborator Eric Rachlis in a conversation about the recently released bookSlim Aarons: Women. Laura Hawk worked with Slim Aarons on the road and on magazine and book projects for two decades. Eric Rachlis, of Getty Images, worked with Slim for close to a decade developing book projects, creating fine art prints and other business affairs. Together, Laura and Eric will lead a discussion of the stories behind the books creation and what it was like working with the renowned photographer. Q&A and a book signing will follow the presentation.
Slim Aarons: Womenexplores the central subject of Slim Aaronss career, the extraordinary women from the upper echelons of high society, the arts, fashion and Hollywood. The book presents the women who most influenced Aaronss life and work and the other remarkable personalities he photographed along the way, including Audrey Hepburn, Jackie Kennedy, Diana Vreeland and Marilyn Monroe, all featured in unforgettable photographs. The collection contains more than 200 images, the majority of which have not appeared in previous books, along with detailed captions written by one of Aaronss closest colleagues. Showcasing beautiful women at their most glamorous in some of the most dazzling locations across the globe,Slim Aarons: Womenis a fresh look at the acclaimed photographer through the muses who inspired his most incredible photographs.
Parking at the Annenberg Theater, Palm Springs Art Museum is free of charge.