Djimon with Octopus, Hollywood

Object Details

Title:

Djimon with Octopus, Hollywood

Artist/Maker:

Herb Ritts (American, 1952 - 2002)

Culture:

American

Place:

Hollywood, California, United States, North America (Place created)

Date:

1989

Medium:

Gelatin silver print

Dimensions:

42.3 × 38 cm (16 5/8 × 14 15/16 in.)

Copyright:

© Herb Ritts Foundation

Credit Line:

Gift of Herb Ritts Foundation

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A profile view of a nude male torso with an octobus on his head, with the tentacles falling like hair down the side of his face.

Provenance
1989 - 2012

The Herb Ritts Foundation (Los Angeles, California ), donated to the J. Paul Getty Museum, 2012.

Exhibitions
Herb Ritts: L.A. Style (April 3, 2012 to May 19, 2013)
  • The J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center (Los Angeles), April 3 to September 2, 2012
  • Cincinnati Art Museum (Cincinnati), October 6, 2012 to January 1, 2013
  • The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art (Sarasota), February 23 to May 19, 2013
Bibliography

Ritts, Herb. Herb Ritts: Work (Boston: Little, Brown, and Co. 1996), unpaginated.

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