17 December 2003
HELMUT NEWTON (b. 1920)
Hugh Hefner's Projection Room, Beverly Hills, 1986
credit, titled, dated in ink and notation in pencil (on the verso)
gelatin silver print
10½ x 10½ in. (26.7 x 26.7 cm.)
RUN DATE: September 1987, Helmut Newton's Playmates and March 1998, Playboy Gallery.
Contact Client Service
New York +1 212 636 2000
London +44 (0)20 7839 9060
Asia +852 2760 1766
Thunder's Mouth Press, Helmut Newton's Illustrated No 1 - No 4, p. 45; and Chronicle, Playboy: 50 Years - The Photographs.
This photograph of Christine Richters and Erich von Stroheim in German uniform, taken in Hefner's screening room at his Hollywood mansion, was set against a projection of the Jean Renoir's classic, 1937 film, La Grande Illusion.
The Belgian collector, antiques dealer and designer outlines what the art and objects in his library mean to him
The founder of the 1-54 art fair on giving African artists international visibility, growing up with an artist father, and building her own collection