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Slim's Pickings

Once Upon a Time

''For six decades I have concentrated on photographing attractive people who were doing attractive things in attractive places,'' writes famed snapper Slim Aarons, 79, at the beginning of his new collection, Once Upon a Time. Over the years, Aarons has captured Man Ray at his Paris studio, Joan Collins in bed with her pink poodle, Mick Jagger and Marianne Faithfull at an Irish mansion, and a decidedly un-PC Hugh Hefner (above) at the Chicago Playboy Club in 1960.

Originally posted Jan 09, 2004 Published in issue #745 Jan 09, 2004 Order article reprints