Friday, January 27, 2023

Supermodel Tatanja Patitz passes away

Santa Barbara, California. ( Associated Press) – Tatjana Patitz, one of an elite group of supermodels who graced the covers of the 1980s and 1990s as well as “Freedom! ’90s” by George Michael, has died at 56.

Petitz’s death, which occurred in Santa Barbara, California, was confirmed by her agent in New York, Corinne Nichols, and the Model Cop agency. Pitz died of the disease, Nichols said without disclosing other details.

Patitz, who was born in Germany, grew up in Sweden and later lived in California, was part of a group of “original” supermodels and appeared in Michael’s videos alongside Christy Turlington, Linda Evangelista, Naomi Campbell and Cindy Crawford. gave.

She was a favorite of fashion photographer Peter Lindbergh, who highlighted her natural beauty in his famous 1988 photo “White Shirts: Six Supermodels, Malibu”, and for the cover of British Vogue in 1990 – prompting Michael to call the group for their video inspired to. According to Vogue, the models are singing pantomime.

The magazine quoted its global editorial director, Anna Wintour, as saying that Pitz “had always been a European icon of chic, like Romy Schneider mingled with Monica Vitti. She was much less conspicuous than her colleagues, more mysterious, more Mature, more approachable – and that had its own charm.”

In a 2006 interview, Petitz stated that the golden age of supermodels was over.

“There was a real time and the reason it happened is because they glamorized it,” she was quoted in Prestige Hong Kong magazine. “Now celebrities and actresses have taken over, and models have been completely sidelined.”

She also noted that models of her time had healthier bodies.

“The women were healthy, they weren’t those little skeleton models that no one knows their names anymore,” Patitz said.

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