After modelling in Denmark, Karina moved to Paris at 17, risking everything to get her start. While she was living off the streets, Karina was approached by a scout for an advertising agency who asked her to do some photos. She quickly became a successful fashion model
Known for his often dark and neurotic characters, Jack Nicholson's iconic portrayals have earned him more Oscar nominations than any other male actor.
The Teddies were the first group to set them selves apart as a culture based on the fact that they were teenagers. This is literally the beginning of youth culture as we have come to know it.
For your consideration, here is a selection of photos that capture emotional relationships between animals and soldiers.
A massive star in 1960's new wave French cinema, Jean-Paul Belmondo broke onto the international scene in films like Breathless and Le Voleur.
This edition of 'Behind the Edge' features Jesolo Beach, Venice.
Winona was one of the most pervasive figures in 90's pop culture. Not only was she prolific in her career, but she dated a string of high profile men, most notably Johnny Depp, but also Dave Pirner of Soul Assylum, and later on in the decade, Matt Damon. Here is a selection of images cataloging Winona's style in the early days of her career.
In this new collection from established Alaskan photographer, Carolyn Marks Blackwood, she continues to examine the natural world.
Chet Baker rose to fame in the late 1950s as part of the West Coast Jazz movement; a more calm, cool and restrained take on jazz music. An accomplished trumpeter, flugelhornist and vocalist, Baker garnered much praise in his early career, being described as "James Dean, Sinatra and Bix, rolled into one."
Born into Nazi Germany in 1938, Christa Päffgen's early life was riddled with chaos. Her father died during WWII and at 13, Christa left school to begin working in downtown Berlin as a seamstress, and later in an upscale lingerie shop. When she was 15, Christa was 'discovered' by Herbert Tobias, an established photographer, while working at a fashion show.
The Boozefighters MC was founded in 1946 by WWII vet William Forkner and ironically named after, you guessed it, his fondness for a good stiff drink. Comprised mostly of fellow servicemen, they pushed their bikes and themselves to the limit. These guys were a notable presence in the 47' Gypsy Tours in Hollister, California; an event that helped shape biker culture as we know it and was the inspiration for 1953 film, The Wild One.