The Oscars weren’t the only big show in Los Angeles last Sunday. Things were also shaking at t he Elton John AIDS Foundation Benefit Auction at the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood, where a photograph by the late Herb Ritts sold for $190,000. That represents a new record for a Ritts photo at auction. The photograph, “Stephanie, Cindy, Christy, Tatjana, Naomi, Hollywood, 1989,” is one of Ritts’s best-known images and an icon of the era of the supermodel in the 1980s. The print that was sold measured 40 x 42 inches and was part of an edition of nine.
- By Popphoto Staff on March 1, 2007
The Oscars weren’t the only big show in Los Angeles last Sunday.