Here is a new fascinating collection of works by the illustrious Hedi Slimane, who has captured a series of images of Eugene Luther Gore Vidal. The America author, playwright, essayist, screenwriter, and political activist whose The City and the Pillar (1948) made him a name to remember when the noval featured unambiguous homosexuality and outraged many critics at the time. He subsequently emerged as one of America’s most important literary figures due to the enormous quantity and quality of work produced over the course of his career, including novels, essays, plays, and short stories covering a wide variety of topics and era’s making him a great subject for the talented Slimane.

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