Brooke Shields: Victim of child porn? | home-master.info
His body of work is unknown, eclipsed by a single pictorial he undertook for Brooke socialite Teri Shields. InGarry Gross scribbled his name into a dubious footnote in the history of photography by photographing a nude year-old Brooke Shields. The rest was history — and a rancorous one as that.
On teen blog, the post of Brooke Shields which detailed the controversy remains the most visited entryand comments there represent a veritable cross-section of pluralistic viewpoints and range from informed to inane. But apart shields occasional interview, Gross remained in semi-retirement. He is In the magazine, a ten-year old Brooke is shown wearing makeup, nude glistening body posed naked in a bathtub.
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At the time, Gross was working on a project for publication entitled The Woman in the Childin which he wanted to reveal the femininity of prepubescent girls by comparing them to adult women. Her mother signed a contract giving Gross full rights to exploit the images of her daughter. Inhowever, Brooke Shields art to prevent nude use of these pictures and tried unsuccessfully to buy back the negatives.
A legal battle then began between Shields and Gross with Gross being sued for a million dollars. Brooke Shields claimed that her mother had brooke to give up her rights for one publication only and that the photographs caused her embarrassment. In addition, they had been published, shields would probably be published again, in revues of dubious morality. Her lawyers immediately obtained a provisional measure forbidding the use of the pictures until the art of the trial. Brooke Shields appealed and once again obtained a provisional ban on the use realporn the photographs.
Authorities in London yank a nude photo of the actress at age 10 from an art exhibit
The actress claimed that the publication of the images caused her distress and embarrassment. The trial however, had ruined him financially and had tarnished his reputation.
The story, nevertheless, had an unexpected development. Ina contemporary artist called Richard Prince approached Gross about buying the rights to use and reproduce the image of Brooke Shields. In his artistic work, Prince appropriates pictures by rephotographing them, recontextualizing them and giving them a title.
The picture of Brooke Shields, for example, is entitled Spiritual America. Gross was willing to retrocede his rights to Prince for a series of ten prints. See a similar controversy here. Now that you are here: I am doing something crassly commercial here. I teen signed up for Patreon.
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