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Bert Stern: A Retrospective

A photo of model Jean Shrimpton taken in 1963 (Bert Stern)

The Legacy of Stern – Well-known for shooting American Vogue in the 1950s and 1960s, American fashion photographer Bert Stern has passed away at the age of 83. Stern’s most famous work are his images of the iconic actress Marilyn Monroe, shot just six weeks before her death. His work has been influential to many contemporary photographers of today with its simple yet poignant style. See a retrospective of some of the legendary photographer’s work featuring Elizabeth Taylor, Kate Moss, Twiggy and more below.

Actress Elizabeth Taylor in 1962, promoting “Cleopatra” (Bert Stern)

Actress Marilyn Monroe in 1962, the photos later went on to become known as “The Last Sitting” (Bert Stern)

Singer Madonna in 1985, photographed for Vanity Fair (Bert Stern)

Audrey Hepburn photo taken in 1963 (Bert Stern)

Photo of model Twiggy in 1967 (Bert Stern)

Photo of Eva Herzigova taken in 2002 for a shoot titled “Long Island Baby” (Bert Stern)

Model Kate Moss photographed in 2001 for Vogue Paris (Bert Stern)


  1. Guest

    June 28, 2013 at 3:31 pm

    Just realised that Bert Stein

  2. Guest

    June 28, 2013 at 4:32 pm

    Madonna in 1965? I think maybe ’85?

  3. Guest

    June 28, 2013 at 4:34 pm

    Madonna in 1965? I think maybe ’85?

  4. Nuris Ely Setyo

    June 28, 2013 at 8:44 pm

    Kate moss looks different there

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