Iconic image of Kate Moss by Corinne Day to sell at Bonhams, exhibition opens at Gimpel Fils


LONDON.- Just over a year after the untimely death of British fashion photographer, Corinne Day (1962-2010), one of her most iconic images of Kate Moss is to be sold at Bonhams, New Bond Street, as part of its Photographs Sale on 17 November 2011. The image was taken for the February 1991 issue of The Face magazine for a feature called Heaven is Real. The photograph on offer is a rare vintage print and has attracted a pre-sale estimate of £1,000 – 1,500. Corinne Day’s daring and provocative images burst into collective consciousness through the pages of The Face magazine in the early 1990s. The exhibition at Gimpel Fils revisits some of Day’s earliest photographs created for The Face, providing an opportunity to assess the on-going artistic legacy of her exceptional vision. During the 1980s and ‘90s, The Face broke boundaries with its radical art