Brigitte Bardot

Brigitte Bardot

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“Her clothes are not fetishes and when she strips she is not unveiling a mystery…She walks, she dances, she moves about. Her eroticism is not magical but aggressive…The male is an object to her, just as she is to him.” – Simone de Beauvoir in Brigitte Bardot and the Lolita Syndrome (1959)

Savile Row’s James Hyman Gallery is celebrating Brigitte’s upcoming 75th b-day (September 28) with an exhibition of vintage prints taken by the original paparazzi who followed her around in the 1960s. My father was a big Bardot fan and I saw her movies thanks to him. I’m glad I was introduced to And God Created Women because a man needs a cinematic reference point for the future. I don’t think Bardot aged well, but that’s why we have these photographs to reminds us of her amazing youthful beauty.

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This entry was posted on Friday, September 4th, 2009 at 8:56 am and is filed under Culture, Movies, Photography.
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