Herb Ritts began his career as a photographer in the late 70's. Besides producing portraits and editorial fashion for Vogue, Vanity Fair, Interview and Rolling Stone, he also created advertising campaigns for Calvin Klein, Chanel, Donna Karan, Gianfranco Ferré, Gianni Versace, Giorgio Armani, Levi's, Pirelli, Polo Ralph Lauren, Valentinoamong others. I addition he directed numerous award winning music videos and commercials which we all watched and loved like the one with Helena Christensen for Chris Isaak. Social history and fantasy were both captured and created by his memorable photographs of noted individuals in film, fashion, music, politics and society. Herb Ritts passed away on December 26th, 2002.