Trending: Hermes Rediscovers the Late Rodney Smith

By David Schonauer   Monday November 29, 2021

Rodney Smith, best known for his whimsical fashion photography, died on Dec. 5, 2016. Now, five years later, there is a renewed appreciation of his work, notes WWD, which reports that high-end brand Hermès has used several of his images as the centerpiece of its holiday campaign, while the J. Paul Getty Museum is acquiring 10 of his works for its permanent collection. The Rodney Smith Estate will be leading a series of virtual discussions starting Dec. 8 with one titled “What Makes Fashion Photography Art.”

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