14 Oct NAKED ALPHABET

 

 

In 1971, a small group of Dutch artists, photographers and graphic designers — Ed van der Elsken, Anna Beeke, Pieter Brattinga, Anthony Beeke, and Geert Kooiman captured this (newish) sexual freedom with a naked human alphabet— published in Avant Garde Magazine No.14: Belles Lettres. The letters were created using naked women—who lay, curled and bent into the appropriate shapes.

The typeface (in case you’re wondering) for these photographs is said to be Baskerville Old Face.

 

 

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