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Post"Bubble Series" Bazaar 1963 ~ Simone & Sokolsky

Inspired by the painting The Garden of Earthly Delights, Melvin Sokolsky photographed Simone d'Aillencourt floating over Paris in a Plexiglas bubble for the March 1963 Bazaar magazine.


The Garden of Earthly Delights (c.1490-1510)
By Hieronymus Bosch


A special album for the Bubble Series has been created in Simone d'Aillencourt's Portfolio Album. Here are a few of the photos:
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Simone d'Aillencourt & Melvin Sokolsky
Bazaar Magazine 1960
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To learn the back story of this famous series (including the involvement of Ali MacGraw), click on the link to the Los Angeles Times article Light as a Bubble from November 4, 2007:
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A retrospective of Melvin Sokolsky's memorable fashion photographs can be found in his book, Seeing Fashion (Arena Editions, 2000):



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