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By Mangosuthu Buthelezi
Memories of a long brotherhood tempered in common struggle
Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Anne Wilkes Tucker
It was a moment Nina Berman did not expect to capture when she entered an Illinois wedding studio in 2006. She knew Tyler Ziegel had been horribly injured, his face mutilated beyond recognition by a suicide bombing in the Iraq War. She knew he was marrying his pretty high school sweetheart, perfect in a white, voluminous dress.
An exhibit of works by world-renowned fashion photographer Helmut Newton opening Sunday in Houston includes all of the photographs from his first three books.
"Helmut Newton's images moved beyond the accepted standard of how females could be portrayed, and many women found their own sexuality empowered by his work," Anne Tucker, the museum's photography curator, said in a statement. "His distinct, risque photographs present what were, arguably, the world's most beautiful models in a range of personalities."