This coming September 2010 a new book celebrating photographer Herb Rittseight years after his death is being released. It's called The Golden Hour and its advertised as the definitive book on the life of the legendary Ritts, with never-before-seen images and interviews with his closest confidants.
The book includes many never-before-seen photographs and scores of interviews from business associates, curators, staff, lovers, and family, including his muse, Madonna, and other celebrities such as Cindy Crawford, Elton John, Tom Cruise, Anna Wintour, and Calvin Klein. The book includes images from Ritts’s personal archive, behind the scenes at photo shoots, parties, travels, intimate portraits, and moments with friends, along with notes and contact sheets that show how ideas became his best-known iconic images.
At the time of his death in 2002, Herb Ritts was among the most celebrated photographers in celebrity portraiture, fashion, and music videos.
Thanks to Jamesy