Palm Beach Daily News
The many faces of high style on view at Holden Luntz Gallery
Jim Lee flipped the negative to produce mirror images of the model to illustrate a 1969 dress by British designer Ossie Clark. Jim Lee, silver-gelatin photograph 1969, but printed later (40 x 60 inches).
By Jan Sjostrom – Daily News Arts Editor
Jim Lee was a young photographer in 1969 trying to make a name for himself in the fashion industry when he shot Ossie Clark, Aeroplane. It remains his most famous image.
In the black-and-white photograph, mirror images of a blonde model wearing a flowing, flowered dress seem to be flying into one another against a black background. A tiny model airplane dives toward each figure.