80’s and 90’s supermodel Tatiana Patitz dies at 56

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — On magazine covers in the 1980s and 90s, George Michael’s Music video for “Freedom! ’90” dies at 56

Patitz’s death in the Santa Barbara, California area was confirmed by Corinne Nicolas, a New York-based agent for the Model CoOp agency. rice field.

Born in Germany, raised in Sweden, and later raised in California, Patitz is one of the few “original” supermodels who appears in Michael’s videos alongside Christy Turlington, Linda Evangelista, Naomi Campbell and Cindy. was known as a member of the elite of Crawford.

She was a favorite of fashion photographer Peter Lindbergh, who highlighted her natural beauty in his famous 1988 photo White Shirts: Six Supermodels, Malibu, and was featured on the cover of British Vogue in 1990. I picked it up though. , According to Vogue.

The magazine quoted global editorial director Anna Wintour as saying that Patitz “has always been a symbol of European chic, like when Romy Schneider met Monica Vitti. She’s far less visible than her peers.” , more mysterious, more adult, unattainable, and it had its own charm.

In a 2006 interview, Patitz said the golden age of supermodels was over.

“There was a real era and the reason it happened was because glamour was brought into it,” she was quoted as saying in Prestige Hong Kong magazine. I’m in the backseat at

She also noted that models of her time had healthier physiques.

“The women were healthy and not skinny little models whose names no one knew,” Patitz said.