Snowmass Picnic C-print by Slim Aarons (Getty Images Archive)*
1967: A stand-up fondue picnic for skiers at Snowmass-at-Aspen, Colorado which has more than fifty miles of trails and snowfields. The village was opened in 1967. The ski picnic was organized by Holiday magazine, with the helicopter being used to bring up hot food. The guest list included Howard Head (1914 - 1991) of the Head Ski Company, president of IBM Thomas Watson Jr. (1914 - 1993) and his wife Olive (nee Cawley, 1918 - 2004), Norwegian Olympic skier, Stein Eriksen, and American restaurateur Armando Orsini (1923 - 2011). Original Artwork: A Wonderful Time - Slim Aarons (Photo by Slim Aarons/Getty Images)
About Slim Aarons (Click to Expand)
Slim Aarons worked mainly for society publications, taking pictures of the rich and famous both before and after serving as a photographer for the US military magazine Yank during World War II. His work has been included in the publications Town and Country, Holiday, Venture, and LIFE.
Aarons was known for the positive portrayals he gave to the people he photographed and was invited to high-society gatherings for exactly this reason. His subject matter covered American and European society as well as nobility and both minor and major stars of the day. Read More
- Color C-print
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- Certificate of Authenticity
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