Undressing But Never Bare
January 10, 2013 3:04 AM Subscribe
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"Outcasts are my kind, they try harder. From strip joints to Burlesque theaters, I went on a quest and met the 'Legends', these dominating characters of the quintessential American art of strip tease. Hours of confidence on tapes, intimate photo sessions, they peel off and reveal the hidden layers of their life with throaty emotion. Their memories reflecting the memories of the land. Vietnam vets and bikers are their loyal patrons..." The Living Art Of Risqué
, a photo essay from Marie Baronnet, features portraits of former strippers aged 60 to 95, accompanied by short bio-vignettes in their own words. [NSFW; nudity]This version at Le Journal de la Photographie
has larger images (click on the main pic) and a couple that don't appear in the Burn Magazine presentation, but has some bugginess with the text accompaniments. Photographer Marie Baronnet's site here
, in French.