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Slim Aarons

Saint-Tropez, 1970

Photography : C-print 30 x 20 inch

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Slim Aarons, Saint-Tropez

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'Saint-Tropez' Slim Aarons Limited Edition Estate Stamped Print Cars and pedestrians on the busy seafront at Saint-Tropez, in southeastern France, September 1970. (Photo by Slim Aarons). Numbered in ink on bottom left. Stamped with blind embossed Slim Aarons signature. Printed 2022 Sent directly from London. JM
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Professional art gallery • London, United Kingdom

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Dimensions cm inch
30 x 20 inch
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Not framed
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Numbered and limited to 150 copies
1 copy available
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Work sold with an invoice from the gallery and a certificate of authenticity
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Signed artwork
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United States • Born in: 1916

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At 18 years old, Aarons enlisted in the U.S. Army, worked as a photographer at West Point, and later served as a combat photographer in World War II and earned a Purple Heart. Aarons said combat had taught him the only beach worth landing on was "decorated with beautiful, seminude girls tanning in a tranquil sun."

After the war, Aarons moved to California and began photographing celebrities. In California, he shot his most praised photo, Kings of Hollywood, a 1957 New's Year's Eve photograph depicting Clark Gable, Van Heflin, Gary Cooper, and James Stewart relaxing at a bar in full formal wear. Aaron's work appeared in Life, Town & Country, and Holiday magazines.

Aarons never used a stylist, or a makeup artist. He made his career out of what he called "photographing attractive people doing attractive things in attractive places."

An oft-cited example of this approach is his 1970 Poolside Gossip shot at Richard Neutra's Kaufmann House, with owner Nelda Linsk as one of the models in the photo.

"I knew everyone," he said in an interview with The (London) Independent in 2002. "They would invite me to one of their parties because they knew I wouldn't hurt them. I was one of them." Alfred Hitchcock's film, Rear Window (1954), whose main character is a photographer played by Jimmy Stewart, is set in an apartment reputed to be based on Aarons' apartment.

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