Tatiana Patitz, the quietest and perhaps most intense of the original supermodels, has died. she was 56 years old.
“I never sold my soul,” Patitz said in a 2020 interview. moved to the idyllic seaside town of Scanor. In 1983, as a 17-year-old tomboy and competitive equestrian, she entered an elite model competition in Stockholm. She finished 3rd in Sweden. Her prize is a trip to Paris and a limited-time contract. but, trend In 1988, “Stars weren’t born right away. Tatyana couldn’t find a job for a year.”
Enter Peter Lindbergh, the pixie godfather of Patitz’s career. The German photographer, known for his penchant for unretouched images and “natural” beauty, photographed Patitz in 1988 in his famous image “White Shirts: Six Supermodels, Malibu” and again Filmed for the British. trendJanuary 1990 supermodel cover. George Michael saw the problem and had the same cast of “girls” appear in his “Freedom ’90” music video and lip-sync.