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On This Day


Friday 23rd January 2004

15 years ago

International glamour and fashion photographer Helmut Newton (83) was leaving the Chateau Marmont hotel at speed when he lost control of his Cadillac SRX and ploughed into a nearby wall on Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles, California. He died in the crash. Newton was a "prolific, widely imitated fashion photographer whose provocative, erotically charged black-and-white photos were a mainstay of Vogue and other publications."

Portrait of Helmut Newton from his gravesite, by his wife Alice Springs.

Portrait of Helmut Newton from his gravesite, by his wife Alice Springs.

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